Category Archive: Features

Feb 06 2014

7 Titles That Could be Improved by Putting a ‘Z’ In Their Name

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Whenever I think of using a Z in the title of any video game, I can only think of two things: Powering up over the course of several episodes and zombies. Because I can’t personally see a martial artist alien monkey-man get turned undead, I think it’s better to separate these two and not let …

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Jan 23 2014

Scott’s Most Anticipated Games of 2014

I was really pleased to see that Matthew and I did not have a single game on both of our most anticipated of 2014 lists. As the feature writers for this site, it’s important for us to have a collective wide range of interests when it comes to games, and having completely different lists means …

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Jan 21 2014

Matthew’s Most Anticipated Games of 2014.

Another year of gaming is upon us, and it’s time for this guy to return and tell you all about it. While I will always have a soft spot for the console market deep down in my soul, I realize its time has come. Personal computing has taken over the gaming world, both in game …

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Jan 20 2014

Do we Really Need a Steam Machine?

Our News Editor D’Arcy gives you his opinion on the upcoming Steam Machines and whether they’re actually something you need in your living room.

Dec 23 2013

Matthew’s Top Ten Games of 2013

[Ed’s Note: Well it’s Game of the Year time here at HalfBeard’s HUD and we’ve decided to be at least semi-professional about it this time. To help give some context to our final choices though, we’re starting off with the personal top ten lists for each writer on the site who was part of our …

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Dec 02 2013

A Gamer’s Wishlist for 2013: REVISITED

At the start of the year we made a list of the things we would like to see in gaming during 2013. What can we say, pretty much everything on our list came true! Nintendo is starting to show signs of getting itself together, Sony is now most definitely showing the Vita some love, indie games …

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Nov 16 2013

Desert Bus for Hope: A Charity Fundraising Marathon in Support of Child’s Play

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  And so it starts! An intrepid group of gamers and fanatics are strapping themselves into the driver’s seat, and hauling across the desert in order to raise money for Child’s Play, a charity which seeks to improve the lives of children in hospitals around the world. So, what exactly is Desert Bus for Hope? …

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Nov 11 2013

What Battlefield 4 and CoD: Ghosts Mean For Gaming

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The early weeks of November have always been the most exciting when it comes to video games. With Christmas right around the corner, this month always features some prime releases that will be featured in some game of the year deliberations at the end of the year, ours included. But this year, the world of …

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Oct 29 2013

4 Batman Villains That Deserve an Arkham Game

Two trilogies have played huge roles in the revival of the Batman franchise: Christopher Nolan’s film trilogy and the Arkham series from Rocksteady and Warner Bros. Montreal. The Batman has benefited also from some animated series and short films, but it was these two trilogies that saved the Dark Knight from a dim reputation involving …

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Oct 28 2013

The 7 Worst-Looking Games on a Terrible Publishing Website

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We of HalfBeard’s HUD like to get to the point of the matter, and that point tends to be rather humorous. When we found Gamemill Publishing’s website during our usual meeting and brainstorm session, we were simply in awe of just how awful the games sounded and how cranked out and packaged the site made …

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