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Jason Lives!: 8 Ways To Make Friday the 13th A Cut Above The Rest


Jason Lives!: 8 Ways To Make Friday the 13th A Cut Above The Rest

It's Friday the 13th! And while I usually celebrate this day by binge watching every single movie in the Friday the 13th franchise or trying to speedrun it's NES iteration, I figured I'd write about the recently announced Friday the 13th: The Game for current generation consoles and PC. Friday the 13th is a pretty big slasher franchise, and it's looking to make a comeback in a big way. With a 2016 big screen release, now is the perfect time to bring everyone's favorite...

Games Abyss Podcast #15: Life is Strange, Playing The Game of Thrones


Games Abyss Podcast #15: Life is Strange, Playing The Game of Thrones

Greeting one and all to another Games Abyss Podcast. Finally getting our act together and making proper use of our brand new, state of the art recording studio, Matt Randisi and I take hold of our shiny new microphones to deliver some casting goodness. First on the docket of discussion is the recently revealed Persona 5 trailer! Suffice it to say that Matt and I are extremely excited about this reveal and our hype meters for the latest installment of the Persona series has shot well over...


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Telltale's second episode in their Game of Thrones epic throws us for a couple of loops and provides more action and emotional moments we have come to expect from the close knit yet distant House Forrester. With only two episodes released, I find myself undeniably drawn to the family's inner and outer turmoil and the manner of which each character's own personality and decisions come through. If there is a video game out there which has invoked such quick attachment and intrigue...

Games Abyss Mourns the Passing of Monty Oum


Games Abyss Mourns the Passing of Monty Oum

Games Abyss has learned today of the unfortunate and heart breaking passing of Rooster Teeth creative genius Monty Oum. The crew here offer their condolences to the friends and family closest to Monty. We will always remember Monty’s creations and his dedication to bringing the most entertaining content to his fans. From Red vs. Blue to RWBY, his work holds special places in not only everyone’s hearts here at Games Abyss, but so many more worldwide. "Monty is survived by his wife...

Measuring Success: Which of 2015's Biggest Releases Are Bound For Glory?


Measuring Success: Which of 2015's Biggest Releases Are Bound For Glory?

Which One of 2015’s Heavy Hitters Are Most Likely to Deliver? There are so many brimming with potential and expectation. If there was one thing we knew about 2015 since last year’s E3, it was that this year is set to deliver on some of the most anticipated and generation defining games in the history of the industry. The idea that a new year always brings new games is exciting, and following the news and tidbits leading up to their releases is why gamers look forward to that morning...


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Since the explosive success of Telltale’s Walking Dead games, the studio’s ability to tell a captivating story was practically already set in stone and polished off with a nice smooth sheen. Then they hit another one out of the proverbial park with The Wolf Among Us, the story of Bigby Wolf out of the fantastical world of the Fables comic series. Yet it seems that the good storytellers over at TTG have found the series to really show what they can do. Episode one of the Game of Thrones...

The Slasher Genre's New Blood


The Slasher Genre's New Blood

It’s a dream, I keep telling myself.  It has to be a dream. It must be. Somewhere, somehow, someone (or someones in this case) was listening to my younger self when I was wishing for the slasher genre to make its way into the world of gaming. When I was a wee lad, I did not have much in the way of interactive horror experiences. More than anything I wanted my two greatest passions – slasher horror and gaming – to collide. My wish was granted when Friday the 13th and A Nightmare...

Red Dead Redemption 2 Coming in 2015


Red Dead Redemption 2 Coming in 2015

Yes, you read that right. Now before I get into the specifics about HOW I know that Read Dead Redemption 2 is indeed a reality, let me just say this: I am not an 'insider'. I've been writing gaming previews/reviews, editorials, and recording podcasts for six years now. In my six of gaming journalism I've met my share industry folks and have made more connections than I ever would have imagined. Now that the formalities are out of the way, here is what I've learned...