Charles Singletary

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Charles Singletary Jr. was born in Germany, raised in Birmingham, AL, but currently scribbles frivolously in San Antonio, TX. An addiction to the written word cultivated a fascination with fantastic worlds, leading to entertainment journalism and creative fiction. He continues to hone his craft with aims to be a legitimate voice in gaming culture, the seed from which his writing inspiration grows. You can check more of his work on CharlesSingletaryJr.com

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Need for Speed Review: Hitting the Brakes

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Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
We played on: PlayStation 4

Since its huge shift into the new age with Need For Speed: Underground, the Need For Speed franchise has gone through a wealth of changes. The different games have leapt from style to style, highlighting various strengths and weaknesses in the racing game genre. Most Wanted brought back high-speed police chases. ProStreet tried and failed to bring heightened realism to the franchise. Hot Pursuit in 2010 felt like a return to series’ roots. And The Run focused on the narrative. The 2015 Need for Speed is a reboot that attempts to marry all of these concepts while bringing the franchise fully into the “perpetually connected” current gen.

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Madden NFL 16 Review

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Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
We played on: PlayStation 4

The dangers of maintaining a yearly video game release are lessened when you don’t have any competition. That’s exactly what EA has with the Madden franchise. Every so often, the Madden NFL series takes a big enough step forward that it can pull in new and even jaded previous players. Madden NFL 16 is one of those leaps. Read More