The Politics of Esports and Blizzard’s Blitzchung Debacle

There tends to be very little politics involved in video game culture, but after Blizzard harshly punished an esports player for supporting Hong Kong protestors, it shook the entire gaming industry to its core.  Ng Wai Chung, a competitive Hearthstone player from Hong Kong, who goes by the name “Blitzchung,” called for the liberation ofContinue reading “The Politics of Esports and Blizzard’s Blitzchung Debacle”

Kickstart E3 2019 with Seagate For a Seagate Game Drive for your Xbox!

E3 2019 is right around the corner, and what better way to celebrate that than by a raffle from our friends at Seagate? a Rafflecopter giveaway Using this widget, you can enter by interacting with our Tweet at least once a day. It runs from right now until midnight on June 9, just before E3Continue reading “Kickstart E3 2019 with Seagate For a Seagate Game Drive for your Xbox!”

Humble Treasure Trove: Cut & Run and 140

The Humble Treasure Trove is a new series where we look into two games from Humble Bundle’s Trove; a collection of indie and AAA games that gets added to every month and can be accessed at any time as long as you have a subscription. Cut & Run The Earth is going to be hitContinue reading “Humble Treasure Trove: Cut & Run and 140”

Our Game of the Year for 2018

2018 has finally come to pass, but the impact left on the world by the paradigm shaking games that were released will be felt for years to come. I can still recall the feeling of riding a horse through the jaw-dropping world of Red Dead Redemption 2, or being attacked by the Sinister 6 in Marvel’s Spider-Man.Continue reading “Our Game of the Year for 2018”

Music and Composition Across the Decades: A Chat With Yasunori Mitsuda

For JRPG fans, the name Yasunori Mitsuda may ring a few bells. For others, he might as well be a household name. The acclaimed music composer of Chrono Trigger and Xenogears fame, and now a memorable name for Xenoblade Chronicles 2 and its DLC sequel Torna – The Golden Country, was gracious enough to answerContinue reading “Music and Composition Across the Decades: A Chat With Yasunori Mitsuda”

Talking Cyberpunk 2077 With the Game’s Composer Marcin Przybyłowicz

Cyberpunk 2077 is a game that has been on a lot of people’s mind, especially following the release of their nearly 50 minute gameplay demo. In it, CD PROJEKT RED showed off many of the game’s mechanics and what their ambitions for the title are. I was already very sold on the game coming outContinue reading “Talking Cyberpunk 2077 With the Game’s Composer Marcin Przybyłowicz”

Gamer Professionals Game of E3 2018

Every year, the Electronic Entertainment Expo sheds light on projects that developers have been pouring their passion into, and even though E3 2018 was riddled with leaks and forced early reveals, it still contained surprises and moments that warmed our hearts and remind us why we follow this industry so closely. Every year there areContinue reading “Gamer Professionals Game of E3 2018”

Zelda: Breath of the Wild wins Gamer Professionals Game of the Year!

By and large, this years has been loaded with some of the best games to come out in the last decade. Even more, some would consider many of these to be high on the list of ‘Best Games Ever’, if not sitting in the number one slot. Here at Gamer Professionals especially, the conversations (orContinue reading “Zelda: Breath of the Wild wins Gamer Professionals Game of the Year!”

Gamer Professionals Top 5 Games of 2017

To say that 2017 has been a big year for games simply does not do it enough justice. We have seen some of the most ground-breaking experiences come out of studios that we have been patrons of for years, even decades, now. Independent developers have shown us that they can deliver games with the sameContinue reading “Gamer Professionals Top 5 Games of 2017”

The Game Awards 2017 Nominees and Winners

The Game Awards is one of the biggest events of the year. Every year we have high expectations for the winners in the various categories and new, never-before-seen game announcements. This year’s show was no different! Each year, The Game Awards are hosted by well-known industry icon Geoff Keighley. Other notable names in attendance thisContinue reading “The Game Awards 2017 Nominees and Winners”

Interview with Sven and Jim, Designers at Ashdar Games

Taking inspiration from titles such as Master of Orion, Ashdar Games’ Stars in Shadow is meant to be the perfect entry point for players who want to try their hand at turn-based combat in a stylish comic book-esque environment. We had the opportunity to chat with Sven Olsen (Programmer and Designer) and Jim Francis (ArtistContinue reading “Interview with Sven and Jim, Designers at Ashdar Games”