All Posts by: Trevor Magnani


The Stanley Parable Review: You Are Stanley

By Trevor Magnani, October 22, 2013 0

There is a lot of buzz surrounding the 2013 release of The Stanley Parable. Originally conceived as a mod to Half Life 2, The Stanley Parable is now a standalone experience based upon the source engine. The Stanley Parable is one of many titles “Greenlit” by the Steam community. The game teases the player in it’s promotional materials trying to convey “what” The Stanley Parable is, but to disclose that in this review would effectively spoil the short experience. In essence, your goal is to explore the environment and soak in the experience.

If you are as confused by The Stanley Parable as I was, you should check out the demo, which gives you an idea of what the game is about. Even better, there is no overlap content between the demo and the full game.

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Community Game Night #2: League of Legends Edition

By Trevor Magnani, July 16, 2013 2

Calling all summoners! CGN is back, this time with Riot’s free to play MOBA, League of Legends. Join us on Twitch at 10PM Eastern (7 Pacific) for a night full of games! Join GenGAME staff Sam and Trevor in game by listening out for the game names and passwords!

That’s it! We’re done for this week, join us next Tuesday for the next community game night
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Tonight At 10pm ET: Mario Kart 7 Community Night

By Trevor Magnani, July 9, 2013 13

It’s time to pull out your 3DS and Mario Kart 7 because tonight at 10PM we will be playing Mario Kart 7 with viewers. Join us on Twitch at 10PM Eastern (7PM Pacific) if you can’t participate to keep an eye on the action. We will be streaming direct footage from our 3DS in studio.

Hop on past the break to pick up our community code and watch live.

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Bungie Premieres Destiny In-Game Footage

By Trevor Magnani, June 11, 2013 0

Bungie took the stage at PlayStation’s Media briefing to show–for the first time, in game footage for their new game: Destiny. Destiny focuses on group-based gameplay and during their demo they showed off how public events play out. Public events dynamically join your group with others to take down even more intense foes. We also got a re-confirmation of a 2014 release. Check the gameplay trailer beyond the break
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Playstation Plus Membership Required For Online Multiplayer On PS4

By Trevor Magnani, June 10, 2013 5

Sony may have announced that there will be no additional authentication required to play PS4 games, but has shown that PlayStation gamers looking to play online will need to be PlayStation + members.



Ubisoft Announces ‘Tom Clancy’s The Division’ From Massive Entertainment

By Trevor Magnani, June 10, 2013 1

“Tom Clancy’s The Division” is an open world RPG set in a world where disease has crippled the economy. The game’s teaser trailer was quite intense, but the gameplay demonstration shows how the game can be played on multiple platforms at the same time (console + tablet shown) and how players can jump in and out of gameplay. The atmosphere of the game could be described as a dystopian present-day Mass Effect. UI elements are projected in the environment enabling the player to be fully aware of their surroundings while in a menu. The game looks to be fully dependent on cooperative play and the environment looks very impressive. Unfortunately no date was announced, but we’re excited to get our hands on with The Division on the show floor. Check the extended trailer and gameplay demonstration after the break

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GenGAMEcast 055: We Have The Xbox One

By Trevor Magnani, May 31, 2013 1

Oh, it’s back – and George and Kevin brought a gift for Trevor. In this week’s show, Xbox One design talk combines with the recently-announced Nintendo-Sega partnership and a discussion on what we want to see in the next Super Smash Bros game.

We will be recording our weekly shows at 7:45pm Eastern / 4:45pm Pacific on Thursdays as we move into the summer, so we hope you join us live.

Click below to catch the latest installment of the GenGAMEcast.

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GenGAMEcast 052: Nintendo’s Wii U Solution

By Trevor Magnani, April 11, 2013 0

It’s that time again where we sit down, and try and make sense of this week in gaming news. Join Trevor, George and Aaron Ludington as they take on this week in gaming news. On tonight’s show we will be discussing the Adam Orth situation, EA and their recently retained title, Nintendo’s 3rd party lineup, and our most recent GenTEN list. Head on over to our Twitch page to watch live and join us in chat.

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GenGAMEcast 050: ‘StupidStupidStupid’

By Trevor Magnani, March 31, 2013 0

This week on the GenGAMEcast we bring Brad Vanderhoef down to celebrate 50 wonderfully awesome episodes of the GenGAME cast. In addition to a bunch of screenshots releasing for Battlefield 4 and Grand Theft Auto 5, we dissect the recently announced additional features of the PlayStation 4, and we count down Kevin’s top 10 RPG games. We also go on the radar with Injustice: Gods Among Us. head on past the break to check out this edition of the GenGAMEcast and follow us on Twitch to watch us record the show live on Thursdays!

For those wondering who picked the show title, it was Kevin.

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This Week In Deals: Wii U Gift Card, Assassin’s Creed 3, Halo 4 & More

By Trevor Magnani, March 17, 2013 1

It’s Sunday, and the new deals for retailers have left us in an abundance of deals. Target gets the top spot for offering up a $50 gift card with purchase of any Wii U system, as well as buy 2-get 1 free on any game. Best Buy and GameStop have a selection of games signifigantly marked down. If you have been holding out on picking up a Wii U and a set of games–this might be the week to do it. Read on to see the rest of the offers.
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IPL 6 Officially Cancelled by IGN, Offers Hotel and Event Ticket Refunds

By Trevor Magnani, March 4, 2013 0

Gamespot had the jump on this story when they reported that IPL 6 would be cancelled, and today official word comes from IGN’s Kevin Knocke that the event has been cancelled, ticket fees and hotel reservations will be refunded, but offers no closure to those who booked flights to go to Las Vegas to either watch or compete. With the cancellation of IPL 6, the road to the league’s many championships has been closed.
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Razer Blackwidow Ultimate 2013: Green Keys & High Noise

By Trevor Magnani, March 4, 2013 1

Razer has given us an update on it’s flagship keyboard for 2013, and I decided to pick it up to see what mechanical keyboards were all about. For years I’ve been using a variety of keyboards–all non-mechanical, but this time, I decided that I was going to make the investment in a mechanical keyboard. Friends and fellow writers told me that mechanical keyboards have a better “feel” at the sacrifice of a quiet operating volume. Considering noise wasn’t really much of an issue to me, I wrote that concern off, and opened up my new 2013 edition Blackwidow.

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