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No amount of performance issues or gameplay glitches could have prevented Fallout 4 from succeeding, which leads me to believe Fallout 4 is too big to fail. This is a thought I had when I was at Bethesda’s press conference during E3, when they had finally and officially revealed Fallout 4 to the gaming world.…

  Pashford Murano was once an avid and skilled Guitar Hero player, and was looking forward to the launch of Guitar Hero Live like few others in the gaming community. Despite all of this, Pash was unaware  of the spectacular kind of ass whopping he was about to receive when the game finally launched. This…

Being a huge fan of music video games, you could imagine my excitement when I heard that Rock Band and Guitar Hero were being rebooted for a new generation. Having said that, I had just as many reservations that they would fail to deliver on some level, perhaps never regaining their prior popularity, or just…

EA was recently quoted speaking out against creative stagnation in the video game industry, by decrying publishers who lazily re-release the same games, hinting that companies who follow the practice are just attempting to drive revenue in the easiest way possible for a quick buck. Wait…EA said that? In a quote from EA’s chief operating…

    Excellently done fan creations help restore my faith in gaming and humanity, and this newest fan creation is a perfect example of that. I mean, it’s got everything. Dancing, fiery death, bestiality…what more could you ask for? Youtube user Hat-Loving Gamer recently uploaded a video featuring what The Sims would be like if it…

The music game genre is coming back to life. With the release of Rock Band 4 earlier this week, Harmonix made some noise in bringing the rock back to the spotlight once again. Not to let them hog all of the glory, Activision released a reminder about the upcoming launch of Guitar Hero: Live, which…

Good news for both Rare and Xbox One fans, as Rare Replay topped the charts in the UK over the summer, hitting the number one sales spot despite being exclusive. According to retail sales data, Rare Replay, a 30 game compilation of Rare’s biggest hits (and Xbox One exclusive), dominated the UK sales charts since…

Rock Band 4 released a few days ago, and ever since the games launch, I’ve been rocking out as hard as I possibly can. Though I’ve been thoroughly enjoying the core mechanics in the game as I outlined in yesterday’s post, I also brought up issues with the lackluster setlist, which left me with a…

After five long years, the music game genre has finally made a triumphant return: Rock Band is back. The next generation of consoles marked the moment that Rock Band developer Harmonix thought was the perfect time to bring the series back to fans world wide, and I was able to talk to Harmonix about the…

Five years ago, the music game genre collapsed in the video game industry. Over saturation of the market, combined with consumer fatigue of the genre led gamers to toss their plastic instruments away and move on. After Guitar Hero and Rock Band’s developers had announced they had no plans to put out more titles, the…

In Episode #9 of The Pashcast, Pash reveals how being drunk helped him enjoy MGS V: The Phantom Pain. Enjoy. Previous Episodes of The Pashcast can be found here: Episode #1:(Hooray Fallout 4 and MGS 3)  http://gamersyndrome.com/2015/news/gamersyndrome-presents-pashcast-1-why-fallout-4-gonna-kick-ass-why-mgs-3-already-did/ Episode #2: (Erotic Violence) http://gamersyndrome.com/2015/video-games/gamersyndrome-presents-pashcast-2-new-castlevania-game-erotic-violence-will-leave-you-screaming-for-more/ Episode #3: (Zelda TBD) http://gamersyndrome.com/2015/video-games/zelda-u-not-delayed-but-when-it-coming-out/ Episode #4: (Dropsy the Clown) http://gamersyndrome.com/2015/news/dropsy-the-clown-when-disturbing-acid-trips-goes-wrong/ Episode #5:…

Rare Replay, a collection of games celebrating Rare’s 30 year history, is launching today. Not only are gamers about to be treated to 30 of the best games Rare has ever put out, they are also about to enjoy an excellent amount of nostalgia at a discount price. That’s right, despite Rare Replay amassing an…