After waiting nearly nine months since seeing Titanfall at Microsoft’s press conference at E3, it is nearly time for the proclaimed game of the year to be released upon the hounds. The week long Titanfall beta has spawned multiple video reviews of the game that are on Youtube, Twitch, and other video related sites that are being uploaded nonstop. Microsoft has begun promotion of their new Titanfall bundle retail stores are now accepting pre-orders. Many are getting their gaming PCs ready, and others are buying their Xbox Ones as we speak. All of this sounds like the recipe for an unbelievable launching of a game; but I will let you in on a little secret. Titanfall will fall shamelessly on its face. After being touted and held on a pedestal for the gaming community to look and watch in amazement, it will fall short of expectations and this hysteria will come to a halt. Titanfall won’t be game of the year, and here is why.
After facing lawsuits and potential stock loses after a subpar release of BattleField 4, EA has been doing their best to damage control incident and make good on promises. However their efforts along with DICE have come up short, again. 3 Months after the games release along with multiple updates and one of the biggest issues with the game is still plaguing many users, including myself. The Campaign seems to either no save, or is corrupted upon exiting the game and it is leaving many frustrated.
UPDATE: LeBron James is now confirmed to have a broken nose and will be a game time decision on Sunday against the Bulls on Sunday. The injury comes at a bad time as the Miami Heat are looking to finish the year strong and gain home court advantage for the playoffs.
With Valentine’s Day less than 12 hours away, there is sure to be a lot of “Will You Date Me” posters, plenty of last minute shopping, lots of proposals, and surprisingly lots of breakups. I found an interesting article that points out that only 1 in 5 couples celebrate Valentine’s Day, and more than half of couples will actually breakup the week before, and after Valentine’s Day. Now that is a lot of love lost! There is so much negativity surrounding this day and I want to be a little different and add a little positivity to it. This is my Valentine’s Day thoughts.
In case you were busy or missed last Saturday’s game between Oklahoma State and Texas Tech, there is a chilling video where star college player Marcus Smart pushes a fan in the stands after what he felt was verbal abuse, or verbal assault. Speculations over whether it was a racial comment or not have not been confirmed, but regardless of what was said, Marcus Smart is suspended for three games and will have to watch his team from the sidelines as they are in desperate need of some wins to maintain a spot in the tournament.