The Insight: WWE 2K18 Is A Game That Wins And Loses

By Shane Ferguson It’s odd. Professional wrestling and video games are in this weird marriage of strategy and chaos. In many ways, wrestling games show us how far gaming has come. Watching the evolution of wrestling games is watching the evolution of gaming and technology. If you were a kid in the 80’s and 90’s,…

The Roundup: Mario + Halloween = One Crazy Week!

By Kimari Rennis Greetings, fellow Circle members! I am Kimari Rennis, and I will be delivering this week’s Roundup.  There’s a lot of Mario in the air this week! That’s because Super Mario Odyssey seems to be getting the best reviews of any Mario game – ever. Plus, it’s Halloween-time. There’s just so much going…

South Park: The Fractured But Whole – Is It Funny Enough?

By Shane Ferguson Before I even booted up the PS4 version of South Park: The Fractured But Whole, I couldn’t help but reminisce about the pleasant surprise which was the South Park: The Stick of Truth. I’ve never experienced anything quite like it. I’ve never literally laughed out loud that much playing any videogame. It felt…

First Impressions: Battlefront 2 Beta

By Donovan Floyd As an extreme Star Wars fan, it doesn’t take much at all for me to get excited for another addition to the universe. However, after the disaster that is EA’s Star Wars Battlefront, I couldn’t let myself have an extreme fanboy attack over the second edition to EA’s latest franchise, familiarly named Star…

The Roundup: Game Boy Returns? Whither VR? 2nd Annual Game Devs of Color Expo, 25 Years of Mortal Kombat, Respawn’s Got A VR Offering

By Shane Ferguson Greetings Circle clan, Shane here again with your Roundup for this week. This quarter is really starting to heat up, with some great announcements and anticipated releases. Personally, I’m looking forward to playing Assassin’s Creed: Origins. I’ve been on a brief hiatus from the series, but Ancient Kemet seems like a great…