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The ARG Surrounding Call of Duty 2020 Is a Fantastic Exercise in Community Spirit News 0

News 0 Call of Duty, which many are assuming will be another entry in the Black Ops series, is due to be officially announced very soon. However, even if the game’s announcement is met with nothing but a wave of backlash from fans, the lead up will always be known as nothing short of a fantastic example […]

Marvel’s Avengers Beta Impressions – Finding the Endgame News 0

News 0 While we already had stellar comic book to video game adaptations like the Batman Arkham franchise, and Insomniac’s Marvel’s Spider-Man, we haven’t seen one for the Avengers yet, which is suprising given how the superhero team is the biggest draw in cinemas today. Is that all about to change in Marvel’s Avengers? Read on to […]

Why Game Pass on Android Will Help Microsoft Conquer Mobile Gaming News 0

News 0 Earlier this week Microsoft announced that from September 15, it will be possible to stream all the games on Game Pass to your smartphone Android device. This is a huge chance to the service in two major ways. First, this is the initial move that Microsoft is making into game streaming. Second, this is Microsoft’s […]

Confirmed AAA Holiday 2020 Games You Should Put on Your Radar News 9

News 9 We’ve officially crossed over into August, so that means we’re one month closer to the most wonderful time of the year. While most people can’t wait for cooler weather, I can’t wait for the onslaught of must-buy games. So, without further ado, here’s my top six most anticipated games for the holiday season. Note: we’ve […]

Top 5 Fall Guys Tips – Beginner’s Guide News 0

News 0 Have you downloaded or purchased Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout? Do you need some Fall Guys tips whe starting out? MP1st is here to help! Out of nowhere, Mediatonic’s party, battle royale sensation Fall Guys has seemingly captured the hearts (and time) of gamers around the world, as hundreds of thousands of players flock to the […]

Blightbound Early Access Impressions – What We Learned Fighting the Blight News 1

News 1 Blightbound is an online and local multiplayer hack and slash dungeon crawler created by Ronimo Games (Awesomenauts) and published by Devolver Digital (Fall Guys, GRIS)  which just released as an early access game on Steam on July 29. Before that, we managed to get our grubby little mitts on the game to see how it […]

All of the Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Games Ranked News 4

News 4 There are certain works in any genre or specialty that come to define the school of thought that produced them. Heavy Metal existed before Iron Maiden’s Mark of the Beast or Dio put out Holy Diver, Science Fiction movies existed before Planet of the Apes or 2001: A Space Odyssey, Horror writing existed before Edgar […]

Rogue Company Early Access Impressions – Tactical Counter News 1

News 1 Need another shooter in your life? We take a sneak peek look at the latest free-to-play title from First Watch Games (via Hi-Rez Studios), Rogue Company. Note that this is a Rogue Company Early Access impressions piece, and not the full review. We’ll reserve that one once the game’s complete and officially out. Like many […]

Why Gambling is Integral to Red Dead Redemption 2 News 0

News 0 Red Dead Redemption 2 launched late in 2018, and was given a number of Game of the Year awards for that same year. Since then we’ve seen the launch of Red Dead Redemption Online, an open world where groups of players can get together and play like they’re living in the old west. It’s a […]

Skill-Based Matchmaking (SBMM) – The Good, The Bad, The Ugly News 5

News 5 With Infinity Ward pushing skill-based matchmaking (SBMM) hard in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare multiplayer, some might be wondering whether this is the future of online multiplayer. While the actual devs themselves might be the only ones who can answer that depending on the game they’re making, we here at MP1st decided to seek out […]

Is the Battle Royale Genre Over-Saturated With the Addition of Hyper Scape? News 2

News 2 Note: Opinions expressed here are solely of the author’s and does not represent the entirety of MP1st and its staff. Let’s set the scene: On a cold, rainy March day in 2018, Twitch streamer Tyler “Ninja” Blevins dropped into Fortnite with a squad of music artist Drake, rapper Travis Scott, and Pittsburgh Steelers wide-receiver JuJu […]

How Certain Practices Have Affected the Gaming Industry News 0

News 0 In the last few years, there has been an increased interest among mainstream society and legislative and regulatory bodies on the relationship between gambling and the AAA video game industry. Based on recent reports, the number of gamblers in the UK has quadrupled to over 50,000 in two years, and there’s sure to be a […]

A Short Overview of the Mainline Tekken Games From 1994 to 2020 News 0

News 0 The Tekken game series spans from 1994 to the present day, and has conquered most consoles in some way. The games have grown in both scope and character roster, and they’ve even gone beyond games if you can believe it. Tekken cosplay now exists. You can buy Tekken novels as well as printed adaptions of […]

Next-Gen Game Prices Possibly Rising: How It Might Affect You and the Industry News 6

News 6 On the cusp of the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X, there’s been endless debate on what’s most important with “next-gen.” Is it faster load times? Better graphics? The increase in overall raw technical power that can soon rival a PC? While all pretty good answers, 2K announcing that NBA 2K21 will cost $69.99 on next-gen systems […]

Is the Destiny 2 Cold Denial Ornament an Upgrade or a Downgrade? News 0

News 0 Destiny 2 has a huge number of collectibles for players to gather over the course of their time with it. One of the best collectibles out there are weapon ornaments, which act like special skins for certain weapons, and they have to be unlocked through quite a bit of work. One of these skins, the […]

How Mahjong Has Evolved to Permeate the Games Industry News 1

News 1 Mahjong is a game that seems to be everywhere. From tabletop board game versions and PlayStation 4 adaptations, to free Mahjong games that you can play online today. This game seems to be ancient, and many do believe that it is about 2,500 years old. But how did this game manage to make it into […]

Streets of Rage 4 Interview – The Past, Present and What’s Next for the Devs News 1

News 1 Possibly one of the biggest surprises this year has been Streets of Rage 4, and how well the developers — Dotemu, Lizardcube and Guard Crush Games — have managed to not only recapture the magic, but update the beat-’em-up formula to fit today’s modern gameplay advances. With that in mind, we reached out to the […]

What Does DICE Need to Do to Win Back the Battlefield Community After Battlefield V? News 8

News 8 Since it’s launch in November 2018, Battlefield V has gone from one controversy to another, which might or might not have contributed to the title not getting any new content earlier than expected. With a new Battlefield game confirmed to be in the works and dropping next year, we were wondering given the recent developments, […]

Nimble Giant Entertainment Talks About Their Latest Time-Bending Shooter, Quantum League News 0

News 0 If you’re looking for a new shooter to sink your teeth into, there’s Nimble Giant Entertainment’s Quantum League, a “time parado shooter that puts a new twist on things. We sit down with the Lead Game Designer over at Nimble Giants Entertainment and discuss the development behind their latest title.  Before continuing, be sure to […]

What VR Gear Should I Have to Play Gonzo’s Quest VR? News 0

News 0 Gonzo’s Quest VR the Search for Eldorado is the world’s first VR slot game. It was prototyped in 2017 and launched in 2018, allowing anyone to access it using their VR headset. But the question is, which VR headset is the best to use to play this NetEnt slot game? Samsung Gear VR Samsung’s Gear […]

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