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Daniel McCall

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Daniel has been an avid gamer for over 20 years, and his passion for gaming and the industry behind it inspired him to write about his favorite hobby five years ago. After starting his own website, Daniel moved on to work for popular fighting game website iPlayWinner before settling down with The Inquisitr, where he writes on gaming and other topics. Email: DanielM@Inquisitr.com


‘Mr. Robot’ Impressions: Episode 1.2

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The previous episodes of Mr. Robot may have come off as a little slow, apart from the cliffhanger of an ending, but the third episode, titled 1-2_D3BUG.mkv, changes up the show’s potential future quite a bit. Warning: Spoilers ahead It also gives us viewers more insight into the dark… tendencies, we’ll call them, of Evil… Read more »

‘Final Fantasy VII’ Remake: Is It A Good Thing Or A Bad Thing?

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Ever since that infamous tech demo that appeared to show a Final Fantasy VII remake, fans have been clamoring for a remake of the classic entry in the long-running RPG series. It almost seemed like a license to print money, an obvious business decision for the company. My question is, do we really want a… Read more »

Eiji Tsuburaya, Co-Creator Of ‘Godzilla,’ Gets A Google Doodle

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Only a few days after Eiji Tsuburaya’s 114th birthday, Google honored the co-creator of the infamous Godzilla by making a Google Doodle in his honor. Rather than doing just a Google Doodle to celebrate the creator’s legacy, Google made an interactive game of it. If you’ve never heard of cinematic legend Tsuburaya, he’s responsible in… Read more »

‘Mr. Robot’ Impressions: Episode 1.0

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It’s difficult to make real hacking something entertaining on the silver screen, or any screen for that matter – and yet within the first few minutes of the series’ first episode, Mr. Robot showed vigilante hacker Elliot completely dismantling a business owner whose illegal activities were downright disgusting. Thanks in no small part to the… Read more »

‘Mortal Kombat X': Predator Will Soon Be A Playable Fighter

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Mortal Kombat X‘s next DLC character, Predator, will be making — his? its? — way to PC and consoles this week, developer NetherRealm recently announced. On top of that, Klassic Fatalities, previously paid options, will now be free for all players. More specifically, Predator will join the Mortal Kombat X roster tomorrow, July 7, GameSpot… Read more »

‘Marvel Heroes 2015’ Review: Second Time’s The Charm?

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Last year the developers over at Gazillion Entertainment, headed up by Diablo veteran David Brevik, launched their free-to-play action RPG / MMO hybrid, Marvel Heroes. The game received largely mixed reviews by the press, many of which stated that the game’s lack of polish — and depth — held it back from being a serious… Read more »

‘Amnesia: A Machine For Pigs’ Review: Unfamiliar Territory

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Amnesia: The Dark Descent, the first in what would eventually become a franchise from a small, relatively unknown developer (Frictional Games), was arguably one of the most terrifying video games ever made. It gave you a sense of helplessness; there were evil creatures that roamed the unfamiliar halls of the mansion your protagonist found himself… Read more »

‘Mineshaft’ From Machinima Is John Shaft Meets ‘Minecraft’ [Video]

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When you’ve got ne’er-do-wells running around your Minecraft world stealing all of your precious Diamonds and your embarrassingly large collection of Ender Pearls, you know there’s only one person to call to set things right. Yep, we’re talking about Shaft. Mineshaft, that is. “Mineshaft” is a new fan film featured on Machinima Prime’s YouTube Channel… Read more »

Xbox 360 To Allow Self-Publishing As Early As Next Month [Report]

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Microsoft threw a bit of a curveball earlier this week when it announced that the Xbox One would allow for self-publishing, and that all units would be able to function as development kits – meaning that, in theory, anyone with enough drive, time, and money can put their game on the service. Now it seems… Read more »

‘Ultra Street Fighter IV': Capcom Looking To Buff Unused Characters

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Ultra Street Fighter IV won’t be just adding new characters and stages – Capcom promised during its reveal that each character in the current roster would be tuned, and now we have an idea of what sort of balancing the developer has in mind for the returning characters. In an interview with Siliconera, Matt Dahlgren,… Read more »

Eidos Montreal Founder Bails Due To ‘Irreconcilable’ Differences With Square Enix

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Stephane D’Astous, the founder and general manager of Eidos Montreal, has resigned from his position at the company, Polygon reported earlier today, citing “irreconcilable” differences with the studio’s parent company, Square Enix. “Since last year’s financial short-coming performance of Square Enix Europe, we (HQ London and GM Eidos Montreal) have had growing and divergent opinions… Read more »