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The Frak Podcast – Episode 51 – It’s like a Switch!

by Mike Wewerkaon February 16, 2018
The Frak Podcast Episode 51 On this episode, J & Mike get derailed pretty quick, they do talk games and movies, but really go off the rails. There were some serious technical difficulties that took the show into the future as well as opening up some unexpected topics. Mike discusses one of his childhood favorite […]

Ubisoft’s For Honor, maybe it’s not dying after all

by Mike Wewerkaon February 15, 2018
On the latest Matter of Frak podcast, Jsun, Tom and I talked about 10 games that were overhyped and then ended up losing its fan base. Numero Uno on that list was Ubisoft’s For Honor, the sword fighting game that pits, medieval knights, Japanese samurai, and Vikings against one another. I, having played the game, expressed how […]

Review: Farming Simulator for Nintendo Switch

by Mike Wewerkaon February 14, 2018
Platforms: Nintendo Switch Developer: Giants Software Publishers: Focus Interactive MSRP: $49.99 Introduction: Typically when a gamer thinks of a “sim” game, they think about games like The Sims, Roller Coaster Tycoon, and Stardew Valley, they are games that take general topics and mix in a little fantasy to make them more enjoyable or “fun.” However, that also breaks the […]

Review – CRAWL for the Nintendo Switch

by Mike Wewerkaon February 14, 2018
Platform: Nintendo Switch (eShop) Publishers: Powerhoof Developers: Powerhoof MSRP: $14.99 Introduction: The Switch continues to shine as a beacon for independent game developers, especially for games that are pixel-based classics or new age re-imagining of classic co-op games. Crawl falls into the latter category, a simple dungeon crawling game with an even simply pixel aesthetic, […]

Review: Street Fighter 5 Arcade Edition – The game we deserve!

by Mike Wewerkaon February 14, 2018
Platform: PS4 (reviewed), Xbox One, PC Developer: Capcom, Dimps Publisher: Capcom MSRP: $39.99 Introduction When Street Fighter 5 was released in 2016 it left many die-hard fans feeling more or less, disappointed. The game felt unfinished, it lacked modes, fighters and was riddled with bugs and glitches. Fast forward two years, more or less, and […]

Ubisoft Changes plans for Rainbow Six Siege price hike after backlash from angry fans

by Mike Wewerkaon February 14, 2018
Last week, it was reported that Ubisoft was going to hike the price on several editions of their now hugely popular Rainbow Six Siege game. While the $15 starter edition would remain the same, the $39.99 standard version was going to jump up to $59.99 and become the “advanced” version, which gave owners the ability […]

Sadly, GameZone.com is no more…

by Mike Wewerkaon February 14, 2018
It’s with a deep sadness that I write to you all today to say that Gamezone.com, a site that I have partnered with, podcasted with and written for, is shutting down. They are more or less sunsetting the site after firing their Editor in Chief, Tatiana Morris. Some of you listeners of the podcast will […]

Microsoft to buy EA – Whoa, slow down there Chief… not so fast

by Mike Wewerkaon February 1, 2018
It’s been a while since I’ve posted here on the Frak.com, as I’ve been busy with my fatherly duties to a now 3-month old baby girl and I’ve been writing for GameZone.com, as well as the other numerous ventures I’ve taken up. But with my return to the podcast last week and some news I’ve […]

Episode 50 – Back to Bidness – God of War, Fortnite, Black Panther and more

by Mike Wewerkaon February 1, 2018
It’s finally here! Episode 50! J & Mike are back after a long absence and get back to the business of=games! In this episode, we cover some of the following: Nintendo’s Labo cardboard factory (the Frak get brutally honest with this one), the impending and highly anticipated God of War 4, Fortnight & the 100-man […]