Mark Delaney

Mark Delaney (Sudden_Departure)

Mark has been gaming for over two decades and writing for the TrueGaming Network since 2011. He greatly prefers single-player to online modes, but is always taking challengers in Rocket League and Madden. Aside from games, he loves sci-fi, NFL football (go Titans), and biking. He'll be disappointed when The Last of Us 2 is announced.
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Fall Guys Is a Chaotic and Colorful Battle Royale Platformer

If you can't get enough comical physics playgrounds like Human: Fall Flat and Gang Beasts, you need to bookmark Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout in your brain and browser. It's a wild descent to first place.

Posted 3 months ago

Report: Free To Play Battle Royale Set in Titanfall Universe Coming on Monday

Multiple people, including Kotaku's reliable Jason Schreier, have today reported that Respawn and EA will be announcing and releasing a free to play Titanfall battle royale titled Apex Legends. Are you excited?

Posted 7 months ago

Space Strategy Game Stellaris Headed to PlayStation 4 Next Month

We don't get a lot of Paradox Interactive's in-house games on consoles, but one of their most popular, Stellaris, is coming to consoles in February. Get ready to explore a universe full of alien life and foreign terrain.

Posted 8 months ago

Winter is Coming to PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds

A fourth map is dropping in the new year for PUBG and it's bringing snow to the game for the first time. Careful where you leave your footprints. They'll tell a story you don't want to share.

Posted 9 months ago

Life Is Strange 2's Next Episode Won't Arrive Until 2019

If you're waiting for the next episode of Life is Strange 2 to finally arrive, you'll be waiting straight through the holidays and into 2019. Dontnod took to their blog today to explain why the gap between episodes is so vast.

Posted 10 months ago

Surviving Mars Space Race Expansion Arrives Next Week

The next expansion for Surviving Mars arrives next week and with it, players can party like it's 1959. The Space Race introduces you to your neighbors and asks you to beat them to various Martian milestones.

Posted 10 months ago

Kingdom Hearts III Trailer Gets Tangled Up

After seeing other Disney and Pixar beloved properties like Toy Story and Hercules come to the forefront of Kingdom Hearts III's final marketing push, now it's time for Rapunzel to let down her hair and see the world.

Posted 10 months ago

Terrell Owens Will Grace The Cover of Madden NFL 19 Hall of Fame Edition

Football fans have been waiting longer than usual for an info drop on this year's Madden, but that info has finally arrived. A new cover star will grace the Hall of Fame Edition of the game, and the pick is perfectly timed.

Posted 1 year ago

TT Games Teasing That LEGO DC Villains Game We Aren't Supposed to Know About

According to teasing tweets from TT Games and the LEGO company, "Chaos Is Coming." If previous rumors are to be trusted, we already know this forthcoming reveal is likely for LEGO DC Villains.

Posted 1 year ago

The Best PlayStation Fighting Games Available in 2018

Fighting games can be among the most intimidating of genres. To be the best in such games, it feels like the hill one must climb is especially steep. Here are our favorite hills to climb in the genre. Round one . . . fight!

Posted 1 year ago

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Spider-Man Review

It's great when a game lives up to its hype. There's no superhero better suited for video games than Spider-Man, and no one has even brought him and his world to life more impressively than Insomniac.

Posted 1 year ago

Adventure Time Review

Posted 4 years ago

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Poll: What's Your Opinion of Apex Legends?

This week, we're still catching our breath following the launch of Apex Legends, the new free to play battle royale/hero shooter hybrid from Respawn. It's the talk of the industry, but what do you think of it so far?

Posted 7 months ago

Apex Legends Won Me Over With A Ping

Apex Legends had a surprise reveal and release all in one earlier this week. It's the latest battle royale and comes with a ton of pedigree behind it. Respawn has created an awesome game, but it's missing one important element.

Posted 7 months ago

Poll: What's Your Most Anticipated Release in February 2019?

Yikes, what a month we have ahead. February 2019 has been talked about since E3 of last year when it seemed like every early 2019 game was gearing up for launch on the same day. A few have since shuffled, but it's still packed.

Posted 7 months ago

Hitman 2 Beginner's Guide: 7 Ways to Be a Better Assassin

The first tip of any Hitman beginner's guide should be to not get a barcode tattooed on the back of your bald head, but as that isn't an option, we decided to offer some other pointers for those of you who will soon be Agent 47.

Posted 10 months ago

Activism Through Gaming: A Conversation with Tigertron's James Mielke

You've saved the world a million times in games by now, but what are you doing to save your own world, here and now? Tigertron is hoping its debut game, Jupiter & Mars, will move players to find their inner eco-activist.

Posted 1 year ago

The Division 2 Thinks the Worst of Humanity

It's the end of the world as we know it, and we feel fine about The Division 2. Its gameplay demo was more of what players enjoyed from the original, but Massive Entertainment may have found a new wrinkle in the story genre.

Posted 1 year ago

We Happy Few Undergoes a Major Facelift Ahead of August Release

I was one of the first to play We Happy Few two years ago when it first hit Xbox Game Preview in its rough early state. Like many, I was underwhelmed, which is why it's cool to see how much it's improved since then.

Posted 1 year ago

Three Co-op Family Games We Had Fun with at E3

Among the many E3 appointments we took, we saw three upcoming co-op family games. Each of them come from series with multiple games preceding them and each builds on their foundation in interesting ways.

Posted 1 year ago

Shadow of the Tomb Raider's Best Asset May Surprisingly Be Its Story

Shadow of the Tomb Raider is coming from a different developer but much of our hands-on time at E3 felt similar to the previous games. That was until the story took an interesting turn that could work wonders for the game.

Posted 1 year ago

E3 2018: Five Ways Hitman 2 Is Improving on Its Predecessor

From Los Angeles, California we got to sit down and play roughly 40 minutes of Hitman 2. Fans of the 2016 soft reboot will be happy to hear this sequel is building on that foundation in important and welcome ways.

Posted 1 year ago

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