Ryan DeBraal (84 Articles)
Managing Editor at Bag of Games
I love sharing my unique perspective on games with our readers. I think they deserve to know the truth. :)
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June 8 ▫Feature
Jay has worked as a Project Lead, Producer and Artists at Irrational Games and 2K Games, we sit down with him to discuss his new game: Neptune's Pride II: Triton.
June 4 ▫Feature
Return to 1998 when machinima was in it's infancy and witness how a new art form was born.
May 18 ▫Mix Bag
Video Games as a metaphor for all of existence... so, a little light reading.
May 9 ▫Mix Bag
Want to rule your own star empire? Want to pursue it for just two minutes a day? Want to alienate your friends?
May 4 ▫Review
An over-the-top and hilarious spoof on the action films that every child of the 70s and 80s grew up watching and rewatching.
April 15 ▫Mix Bag
Play the award winning MMORPG for free for an entire weekend!
April 5 ▫Mix Bag
Return to 1988, when "social networking" required a dedicated phone line and 42 Kilobytes of Memory was a high end rig.
March 31 ▫Opinion
Do you find yourself always getting swept up by hype? Hopefully you don't get washed out to sea.
March 21 ▫Opinion
An annotated adventure through The Zone and a heartfelt plea to play one of the finest games ever made.
March 8 ▫Preview
Our first look at Harebrained Schemes' upcoming dystopian cyberpunk tactical rpg
March 7 ▫Feature
This week we poke fun at Simcity and it's embarrassing DRM plagued launch.
March 4 ▫Opinion
I wasn't expecting much but what I got was the funnest space combat I have ever played.
March 2 ▫New releases
Our choices for most anticipated game of March 2013. This one has a clear winner.
February 18 ▫Feature
Bungie revolutionized the console FPS with Halo: CE. What do they need to do create a franchise even more successful than the Halo series?
February 14 ▫Review
Aliens: Colonial Marines attempts to capture the feel of the sci-fi masterpiece but design stumbles hurt the end result.
February 9 ▫Mix Bag
This…is my Boomstick! Lets take a look back at what I consider the best shotguns featured in some of the greatest games ever made.
February 4 ▫Opinion
The Oculus Rift is an affordable VR solution underdevelopment that has garnered impressive industry support.
February 1 ▫New releases
What are we most excited about this coming month?
February 1 ▫Opinion
Everyone's favorite medieval decapitation simulator just got a massive update including 13 new maps, new game modes and several new weapons.
January 30 ▫Preview
Shadowrun Returns is an upcoming tactical RPG that seeks to recreate the atmosphere of the excellent RPGs released in the early 90s for the Super Ninendo and Sega Genesis.
January 25 ▫News
Sony Online Entertainment and Major League Gaming announce a partnership to bring Planetside 2 in to the Pro Gamer arena.
January 22 ▫Opinion
I found my Mechwarrior 4 Vengeance CDs and after blowing 10 years worth of dust build-up off them, I installed it and have been obsessively playing it for the last three days.
January 16 ▫Feature
A combat tutorial of the sneakiest class in Guild Wars 2, the Thief.
January 16 ▫Feature
A combat tutorial of the most rough and tumble class in Guild Wars 2, the Warrior.
January 16 ▫Feature
A combat tutorial of the most stoic and nearly invincible class in Guild Wars 2, the Guardian.
January 15 ▫Mix Bag
ValveTime.net recently released information about a supposed cancelled expansion to Half-life 2 entitled "Return to Ravenholm".
January 7 ▫News
Two exciting pieces of news have emerged from Nvidia. One the size of a refrigerator and one that fits in the palm of your hand.
January 6 ▫New releases
Here are our picks for most anticipated games for the month of January 2013
January 4 ▫Podcast
For this drunken New Years extravaganza, we keep it casual. The usual crew of Jordan, Rob and Colin is here, plus our lovely benefactor, Marko Kari.
December 24 ▫Mix Bag
Razer Game Booster is a standalone application which shuts down superfluous, non-game related processes on your rig while you're playing a game.
December 23 ▫News
A Devil May Cry combat system, Soul Reaver aesthetics, Ocarina of Time overworld, Prince of Persia style verticality and Zelda inspired dungeons for $14.
December 20 ▫Feature
On December 21st 2012, the Mayan Calendar reaches its conclusion and swift apocalyptic cataclysm is an irrefutable certainty. Before then let's take a look at The Best Games of 2012.
December 1 ▫Review
Planetside 2 is a Free-2-Play MMOFPS. Firefights are wildly chaotic with sometimes hundreds, of participants on a battlefield simultaneously.