Practicing for professional Splitgate matches was never a low effort affair, but on Lavawell, things were even more tense. Thanks to the active volcano and molten rock that the arena and former research facility had been constructed around, temperatures were understandably on the hot side. …


I’m 34-years old, been working out for a decade and I’ve been streaming on Twitch for about 3-years. Over the course of my time as a streamer, I’ve developed annoying lower back pain that is by no means debilitating but just enough to be annoying or make me uncomfortable. Despite…


The battle royale genre continues to soldier on and represent the first-person shooter’s most popular variation. While there was a time when seemingly every prominent development studio had a battle royale in development, new battle royale games have slowed as the genre and player base solidified around leaders in the…


Respawn Entertainment has introduced the new “Arena” mode to Apex Legends as part of its 9th season, dubbed “Legacy.” Arena simplifies the combat experience of the game into one head to head match between two squads of three players. At the beginning of each round, players get to select and…


Doom Eternal was not only one of the best games that 2020 had to offer, it stands as one of the strongest and most enthralling single-player shooters of all time. Eternal somehow managed to push the Doom (2016) formula beyond all expectations, creating an even more intense, aggressive and head…


Mobile games have developed a long list of stigmas, despite being the largest videogame platform in the world. Mobile games have a reputation for being corny, cringe, pay-to-win and low in quality. Despite this rap-sheet of negative associations, mobile games continue to be the most profitable sector of the videogame…


I’ve been playing videogames for thirty-years. During that time, I have seen a great number of franchises rise and fall, many disappearing unjustly before their time. In honor of of gaming’s mightiest fallen franchises, I have chosen to compile this list of gaming properties that deserve to continue on and…


Try to think about what shooters you’re looking forward to right. Now’s actually kind of hard, isn’t it? As our gaming habits have shifted more toward Games as a Service, we find ourselves playing more and more on-going games like Apex Legends, Call of Duty: Warzone and Fortnite on end…


While it’s a lot of fun to name your most anticipated games, as we did on my very own God Mode Unlocked podcast, indie games often go unnoticed on these lists. Indie games are by nature, less visible since they usually lack the marketing budgets of their AAA counterparts and…


Apex Legends has just launched its seventh season, releasing a brand new map and legend along with it. Impressions of both the new map (Olympus) and legend (Horizon) have been off the charts positive with a great deal of player excitement about the changes. Despite the positive buzz, much of…

Ryan Reynolds

Live streamer, podcaster, former Mayor and content creator of all kinds. Battle royale specialist. GFUEL Energy partner.

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