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Last-minute Holiday Tech Gift Guide

It’s almost Christmas and you haven’t finished your shopping yet! WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO DO!? First of all, calm down. With modern-day advances like overnight delivery and last-minute gift guides, there’s no reason to panic. The hardest part of shopping at the last minute is deciding what to get for those people in your […]

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Review – Far Cry 4

When it comes to First Person Shooters, you typically expect a lot of competitive online multiplayer where you run around, alone or with a team, trying to blast your opponent into oblivion. That’s why Far Cry 4 is so different. Sure, the competitive multiplayer component is present, but the single player campaign is so well […]

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Giveaway – Dragon Age Inquisition (PS4)

I’m nearly 150 hours into this game, for review, and I’m just floored by how much content there is. I’m not going to say the game is perfect, there are a few things it could really improve on, but if you’re looking for a nice, robust RPG for the holidays, this is it! Because shipping […]

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Ventito Portfolio

I’m sad to say that my tenure with Ventito has come to an end. I was a Features Writer there for about a year and I loved working with the group. The site is going to be seeing some changes, I’m told, so I wanted to make sure you could all see my work before it […]

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I was interviewed! “Meet Josh Smith, Champion of Full-time Freelance Writing.

Freelance writing may be household terminology these days, but what of the etymology of the phrase? The term “freelance” was originated by Sir Walter Scott in his historical novelIvanhoe. It was used to describe a mercenary warrior who had not yet sworn fealty to a king or lord and was, indeed, a “free lance.” One […]

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Feature – 15 of the Most Heartbreaking Game Cancellations

Blizzard cancelling its seven-years-coming MMO Titan reminded us all that game development can be a messy business. Countless hours lost and dollars wasted. But worst of all, we never get to play the game! It’s a sad fact of life – game cancellations are part of the business, and game publishers are going to make that tough […]

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Giveaway – Assassin’s Creed Unity (PS4)

Sorry for the delay, folks! My review for Assassin’s Creed Unity will be live this week, so stay tuned to CollegeNews.com  to read it. To go along with it though, I’ve got a copy of the game to give to you! This contest is limited to North America, sorry everybody else!

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Destiny Treasure Hunting is Your New Loot Cave…kind of.

This is really hit or miss in terms of the speed of chest respawns and what you’ll actually find inside, but if you’ve got nothing else to do or you need Relic Iron, this is a pretty solid strategy.

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Giveaway – Maurus X Gaming Mouse

I reviewed a gaming mouse awhile back for College News, the outlet I do most of my reviews for. Take a look at my review and find out what I liked, what I didn’t, and then decide if you want to enter the contest! My review is here NOTE: This is the mouse I REVIEWED, […]

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IGN Feature – 11 Ridiculous Vehicles We Want in Battlefield

When it comes to Battlefield, there’s nothing quite like hopping into F-35 Fighter Jet and engaging in the ultimate power fantasy. Since its beginning, through next-year’s Battlefield Hardline, and long into the future of the franchise, vehicles have been and will remain a pivatol part of the series. But while most of the vehicles have […]

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