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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Shadow of the Tomb Raider review: I'm Just So Tired of Raiding All These Tombs

Shadow of the Tomb Raider review: I'm Just So Tired of Raiding All These Tombs

Eric Frederiksen

Archaeologists are some of our favorite characters in popular culture. Academics who explore places hidden from our everyday, venturing far out of our comfort zones. The original Tomb Raider games took the Indiana Jones template and rewrote it, combining the explorative nature of that film series with the sexy quippiness of James Bond – in an ultra-sexy hotpants-wearing package. 2013's...

Spider-Man's Photo Mode Will Let You Capture Your Favorite Spidey Moments

Spider-Man's Photo Mode Will Let You Capture Your Favorite Spidey Moments

Eric Frederiksen

One of the staple features of a big game with an iconic character these days is a photo mode. Our characters look cool, and we want to capture them looking as cool as they can be. I’ve never wanted a photo mode as much as I did in Marvel’s Spider-Man on PlayStation 4. Just ahead of the game’s launch, Insomniac Games unleashed a 1.6GB patch that introduces, along with bug fixes and some...

Xbox All Access is Like a Cellphone Plan for Your Game Console - Here are the Details

Xbox All Access is Like a Cellphone Plan for Your Game Console - Here are the Details

Eric Frederiksen

Microsoft is looking for new ways to get people into a brand new Xbox with all the extras, and has confirmed following rumors that it will launch a program called Xbox All Access. It’s a subscription plan that will bring you an Xbox One S or X, Xbox Live Gold, and Xbox Game Pass all for one monthly price – and it’s less than you’d pay for everything if you bought them a la carte....

New Resident Evil 2 Screenshots Show Off Claire Redfield and Some Nasty Monsters

New Resident Evil 2 Screenshots Show Off Claire Redfield and Some Nasty Monsters

Eric Frederiksen

With the massive mark left by Resident Evil 4, it can be hard to remember that Leon Kennedy’s last appearance, Resident Evil 2, wasn’t just about him. Resident Evil 2 was two stories in one – that of rookie cop Leon Kennedy and that of Claire Redfield, on the search for her missing brother Chris – the male protagonist of Resident Evil and Resident Evil 5. She’s as big a part of Resident...