Guilty pleasure gaming: Game’s I’m just a sucker for

Guilty pleasure gaming: Game’s I’m just a sucker for

By: Johnny Marcondes Lets face it, we all have that one game or gaming series we consider guilty pleasures. Be it anime based games, puzzle games or obscure titles, each gamer has a series or genre of games they can’t help but seek out. Guilty pleasures in gaming is one...

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Gaming through depression: How video games saved my life

Gaming through depression: How video games saved my life

Before diving into this very personal post I would just like to say that anyone who suffers from depression or knows anyone with depression please take care of yourselves/each other. Depression is something that many people have and everyone has their own way of coping with it, this post is...

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The good, the bad and the ugly facts behind Pokemon’s first go on the Switch

The good, the bad and the ugly facts behind Pokemon’s first go on the Switch

By: Johnny Marcondes Pokemon fans worldwide are some of the most diverse and passionate fans in gaming, ranging for children to adults the series has done no wrong bridging quality content with ageless fun. Pokemon games to date have been a mix of engaging stories, complex core battle mechanics for...

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Holiday Gift Guide – PC Edition

Holiday Gift Guide – PC Edition

by Vaughn “Big Papi” Collins It’s that time of the year again where you try to find the perfect gift  for your friends and family. The hardest part is honestly trying to find the best deals so you don’t break the bank in doing so. This is where I come...

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Top 10 guest characters in a fighting game.

Top 10 guest characters in a fighting game.

By: Johnny Big Fudge Marcondes Over the weekend we were hit with some massive reveals for two of the biggest fighting games currently out, that of course being Injustice 2 and Tekken 7. Injustice 2 has consistently been impressive with the reveals of their DLC characters bringing in both fan...

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Where’s the love?

Where’s the love?

By: Lawrence “The Law” Bentine Jr.  Where’s the love? I’ve been sitting on this notion for a while now that with the vast majority of games promoting co-op play, how much is actually co-op? Where is the sense of teamwork? Working together towards one single goal? Granted some games have...

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Travis Touchdown is back in Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes.

Travis Touchdown is back in Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes.

By: Johnny Marcondes News: Nintendo recently held a live stream where they unveiled some of their up coming Indie games for the Switch and to everyone’s surprise we saw the return of everyone’s favorite Otaku assassin, Travis Touchdown. Maybe it was all in my head or maybe it actually happened...

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Inbeon Con: Interview with Eric Hutchison

Inbeon Con: Interview with Eric Hutchison

By: Johnny Marcondes On August 26th, 2017 Pixelated Rampage will be attending Inbeon con where myself and the fellow writers of the site will hold a panel and further discuss the gaming culture. Taking place this weekend at the Melville Marriott in Melville New York, Inbeon Con isn’t exactly your...

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Ever evolving: Adapting and progressing, how Mario remains relevant.

Ever evolving: Adapting and progressing, how Mario remains relevant.

By: Johnny Marcondes With the recent release of Sonic Mania and SEGA’s return to it’s classic 16 bit like aesthetics, I started thinking about familiar/popular characters in gaming. Sonic for SEGA, Mario for Nintendo, Master Chief for MicroSoft and Kratos for Sony. Each company has their own mascot and each...

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Brawlout coming to the Switch/PS4 and XBONE. Release TBA 2017.

Brawlout coming to the Switch/PS4 and XBONE. Release TBA 2017.

By: Johnny Marcondes Brawlout which is a Smash Bros like fighting game that came out for Steam back in April is coming to the Nintendo Switch, PS4 and XBone this year. This is incredible news for not only fans of the Smash Bros series but those love fighting games in...

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