Eric Frederiksen

Eric Frederiksen has been a gamer since someone made the mistake of letting him play their Nintendo many years ago, pushing him to beg for his own, and it's been downhill ever since. Eric takes a multifaceted approach to gaming news and reviews, mixing business analysis, cultural studies, tech and design. Eric has written for outlets like TechnoBuffalo.com, Playboy.com, TabTimes.com, and Kombo.com. In his free time, Eric perfects his napping technique and pursues the elusive perfect cheeseburger.

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Red Dead Redemption 2's Second Gameplay Trailer Shows Off Activities, First Person Mode

Red Dead Redemption 2's Second Gameplay Trailer Shows Off Activities, First Person Mode

Eric Frederiksen

Red Dead Redemption 2 is less than a month away. It’s even closer than Halloween and I’m not sure which I’m excited about more. No, that’s a lie – I’m way more excited about Red Dead. As per Rockstar Games’ usual, we’re now firmly into “gameplay trailer” territory, where Rockstar introduces major gameplay concepts one by one. The first gameplay trailer taught us the basics about keeping...

Telltale Wants to Finish The Walking Dead Despite Closure but Draws Backlash

Telltale Wants to Finish The Walking Dead Despite Closure but Draws Backlash

Eric Frederiksen

News hit late last week that Telltale Games, the studio behind story-driven titles like The Walking Dead: Season 1, The Wolf Among Us, and Batman: The Telltale Series, was shutting down. In the process well over 200 employees were let go on the spot, with a skeleton crew of just 25 staying on, allegedly to finish up obligations related to the company’s deal with Netflix for Minecraft:...

Final Fantasy 7 (And 4 Others) is Finally Getting a Nintendo Release - 21 Years Late

Final Fantasy 7 (And 4 Others) is Finally Getting a Nintendo Release - 21 Years Late

Eric Frederiksen

If only you’re patient, good things will come. That’s what Nintendo fans had to tell themselves back in the autumn of 1997 when Final Fantasy VII released for the Sony PlayStation. Well, your wait is over – Final Fantasy VII is finally making its way to Nintendo 21 years after the fact. Nintendo announced during its latest Nintendo Direct that a bunch of Final Fantasy games are coming...