Steam Wishes You a Happy New Year!

Gamers may want to clear their schedule for the next few weeks. Steam has decided to ring in the Lunar New Year with an amazing sale! From Feb. 15 – 19, Steam is commemorating the Year of the Dog by offering a massive sale on all games that include a dog character. They’re boasting “Thousands of games on sale,” with some games getting a discount … Continue reading Steam Wishes You a Happy New Year!

Michael Smith-Grant Joins Hooked eSports

On January 31, Hooked eSports announced the signing of veteran gamer Michael “Malice” Smith-Grant, who will represent the brand in two games and join their Stream Team. The multi-hyphenate Smith-Grant will represent the team in Hearthstone and Dragon Ball Z. Hooked eSports signs Michael "Malice" Grant to multiple divisions https://t.co/z8pgug3jI2 pic.twitter.com/fBDUJuYNL9 — Hooked eSports (@HookedeSports) January 31, 2018 In the official press release, Smith-Grant stated, “I’ve … Continue reading Michael Smith-Grant Joins Hooked eSports

Thumper: Pocket Edition Now Available On iOS Devices

On January 24, game developers Drool released Thumper for iOS devices. The popular rhythm game was originally released in October 2016 for Playstation 4 and PC and has received positive reviews since coming onto the gaming scene. The latest version of the game works in both portrait and landscape mode with one-touch functions for control. Previous installments have won several awards including Paste Magazine Game of … Continue reading Thumper: Pocket Edition Now Available On iOS Devices

Nintendo Reveals Labo And You Seriously Have To See And Get This Now

Although I don’t usually write with many exclamation points for MACG Magazine, I’m stepping out of character a bit and saying what you’ll be thinking: “Oh my goodness, I want this thing. I have to have it!” Check out the promotion video for Nintendo Labo and then flail with excitement! On January 17, Nintendo revealed the do-it-yourself accessory for their Switch console.  The cardboard line comes in sets with … Continue reading Nintendo Reveals Labo And You Seriously Have To See And Get This Now

Pokemon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon: The End of An Era

With the release of “Pokémon Ultra Sun” and “Ultra Moon,” the end of an era has arrived. Nintendo announced during the promotional details from the seventh generation remakes that these will be the last games released for the Nintendo 3DS. Subsequent releases will be done on the Nintendo Switch. This marks the end of an 11-year, main game run on the DS handheld system which … Continue reading Pokemon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon: The End of An Era

Games To Play: Mystic Messenger

In 2016, mobile gamers were introduced to the visual novel Mystic Messenger. Created by the Korean company Cheritz, Mystic Messenger allows you to play as a young woman who unknowingly stumbles upon a chatroom and you are pulled into a world of party planning, deeply rooted characters, and complex storytelling. Take a look at the list of characters you will interact with! Jumin Han is … Continue reading Games To Play: Mystic Messenger

4 Gaming YouTubers You Should Be Watching

When one thinks of YouTube gaming, Markiplier and PewDiePie immediately come to mind due to their immense popularity.  Both provide well-rounded entertainment, but there are many, many other YouTubers who also deserve recognition. It’s time to branch out and see what the gaming community has to offer. Ready to meet four YouTubers who will satisfy all of your gaming needs? If you like profanity, “Mario Kart” and random, on the spot rapping, … Continue reading 4 Gaming YouTubers You Should Be Watching

‘Mass Effect: Andromeda’ Two Months Later

It has been two months since the release of BioWare’s highly anticipated game, Mass Effect: Andromeda. The hype leading up to the release of the spin-off of the original Mass Effect trilogy has attracted both veteran gamers and those who are new to the franchise or new to gaming as a whole. Mass Effect: Andromeda is a continuation of the immensely popular and successful Mass Effect … Continue reading ‘Mass Effect: Andromeda’ Two Months Later

EXORUN Launches New Events: Win Signed EXO Goods & In-Game Items!

SM Entertainment has released details about a handful of new giveaways via the mobile game EXORUN, including one that’s Halloween-themed. This follows their successful event in September where five lucky players won signed copies of EXO’s “Lotto.” A total of 33 winners will receive autographed T-Money cards and albums this time, and all new users will be given an item bundle to be used in the … Continue reading EXORUN Launches New Events: Win Signed EXO Goods & In-Game Items!

Game Review: SuperStar SMTown

Developed by Dalcom soft and SM Entertainment, SuperStar SMTOWN is SM Entertainment’s version of iconic music and dance game, Dance Dance Revolution. However this game is for mobile devices! With a similar concept, SuperStar SMTOWN lets players tap and slide to the rhythm of assorted songs that feature all the artists from SM Entertainment. The following is an in-depth look of the game and an … Continue reading Game Review: SuperStar SMTown