GamerGate: Tear Down This Wall

At Game Freaks 365, the goal and direction for our content has always been fair and unbiased coverage for all games -industry topics, current events, ‘gamer culture’ in general. We love video games and enjoy discussing them; unfortunately not everything is always ‘fun and games’, as the old saying goes.

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It’s time to address the elephant in the room – “GamerGate.”


Continue reading after the break as we explore the GamerGate controversy in the first of a three-part series of features dissecting the broader issue of sexism within the video game industry, game design, marketing, and subculture.

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What’s Next For The Nintendo 3DS?

There are certainly a few very exciting Nintendo 3DS releases to look forward to – Super Smash Bros. for 3DS, Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call, Pokemon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire, and Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate are just a few names that really stand out.

Unfortunately, beyond winter 2014 and early 2015, the list starts to get pretty slim – aside from the New Nintendo 3DS, there isn’t much to look forward to. This seems highly unusual – while the 3DS has indeed seen installments from many of Nintendo’s top franchises, there are plenty that are still missing in action.

Keep reading after the jump for the popular first-party games that we hope to see announced sometime soon for the 3DS.

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The Past, Present and (Ugly) Future of Pre-Orders


I remember the first time you could get something special by “pre-ordering” a video game.

Anyone that reserved a copy of Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time for the Nintendo 64 before it launched in 1998 received a special gold-colored “Collector’s Edition” cartridge, with a shiny gold box. To this day, the gold carts are still quite valuable and highly sought after by collectors.

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