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Want To Join A Mobile App Start Up?

Want To Join A Mobile App Start Up?

Hello Everyone, My name is AJ Picard I'm the CEO/Founder of GamingU app. I wanted to write this letter to the public in hope of finding some people to join our team. GamingU has recently been approved by Facebook app start up program FB Start, this means we've been...

Our 2017 Video Game Sleeper Pick

Our 2017 Video Game Sleeper Pick

There are a lot of amazing games out right now and not to mention there are many yet to be released. Which means there such an audience of games to pick from It’s hard to stay focused. Our team got together and we decided to provide a quick opinion on a game that we...

A Deeper Thought Into Call Of Duty WWII

A Deeper Thought Into Call Of Duty WWII

Call of Duty WWII will be coming out in November and a lot of us are excited, since the game is going back in time instead of into the future. Let’s be honest all of us never really enjoyed. Battlefield decided to head back in time and it ended up being very popular,...

Can’t you see what’s happening?

Can’t you see what’s happening?

This time last year we were talking about Nintendo running out of businesses. With a change of a CEO the whole company took a complete 360. Within a couple of months Nintendo released Miitomo and of course Pokemon Go which officially resurrected Nintendo. As a gamer...

Destiny 2: Bungie Was So Close

Destiny 2: Bungie Was So Close

As everyone I'm sure already knows Destiny 2 will be releasing on September 8th. If you're are a hardcore Destiny player already you should be very excited due to the amount of content that will be releasing with this game. Let's jump into it... Destiny in my opinion...

Nongünz Brings Back Gothic Shooters

Nongünz Brings Back Gothic Shooters

By Dave Hill If the success of games like Darkest Dungeon taught us anything, it’s that there is certainly a market out there for challenging, procedurally generated dungeon crawlers.  Nongünz brings a new spin to this concept with its own unique mechanics, gothic art...

What To Expect At E3

What To Expect At E3

By Dave Hill The year’s biggest event for gaming and game announcements is just around the corner. E3 is bigger than ever, with this being the first year that the Entertainment Software Association has sold tickets to the general public. In years past, E3 was reserved...

Syberia 3: A Point and Click Review

Syberia 3: A Point and Click Review

By Dave Hill Syberia 3 is Microids latest installment in the Syberia game series. For those unfamiliar with Syberia it’s a point-and-click adventure game where you follow the exploits of Kate Walker. A New York City lawyer turned adventurer by the strange twists of...

Mario Kart 8 Bursts Out Of The Starting Line

Mario Kart 8 Bursts Out Of The Starting Line

  When fans of Nintendo expressed concern about the lack of major titles announced for the launch year of their latest console, Switch, Nintendo said they intended to space out the major titles to let each game have its own time to shine. Coming up on two months...

3DS XL Is Dead. Long Live The New 2DS XL

3DS XL Is Dead. Long Live The New 2DS XL

  Hot on the heels of Nintendo’s successful Switch launch, when everyone with any interest in the gaming giant’s future are looking to see what’s next in terms of software (games), Nintendo surprises everyone by announcing a *New* 2DS XL. It seems that Nintendo...

#Breakforcist Review

#Breakforcist Review

By Matty Mac Developer Description: #Breakforcist is the world's FIRST breakfast/exorcism-themed endless arcade-style brick breaker! Use your magic paddle & ball to rescue breakfast from the clutches of the evil demon "Howdy" and get paid like its your job. Enjoy...

Astro Towers Review

Astro Towers Review

Developer Description:  A team of Star Engineers from the planet Wallo were hard at work mining the Tadpole Galaxy for scraps when they happened upon an asteroid traveling so fast they were unable to escape it's powerful gravitational pull. The resulting collision...

Northgard Is A Classic Indie Game

Northgard Is A Classic Indie Game

If you haven't heard of Northgard I highly suggest you look into it, this game is going to be an instant classic. I came across this game during PAX East which then aloud me to do an inclusive interview on their dev team. If you're interested you can watch the short...

Splatoon Review

Splatoon Review

By David Hill If you haven’t had the chance to play it this weekend, the Splatoon Global Testfire happened. For those few people that did buy a Wii-U and liked the original Splatoon, hope has risen that Switch’s popularity will drive Splatoon to even higher...

Splatoon 2 Global Testfire is Happening!

Splatoon 2 Global Testfire is Happening!

With shooters like DOOM, Call of Duty, and Battlefield, it’s hard to imagine a shooter that isn’t rated Mature by the ESRB. But leave it to Nintendo to find a way to create a shooter experience rated Everyone 10+ and make it fun! Splatoon is a third person shooter...

Gwent Review

Gwent Review

By John Heaton There is not many card games popular in the gaming spectrum in recent years. This is caused by repeated ideas, unwanted spinoff titles, and horribly designed games. The way this company has crafted this game, is nothing like that. This...

Planet Flip Review

Planet Flip Review

Game Description: Guide Bob back to his spaceship! Each level in this crazy physics puzzle game is split across 2 planets that you "flip between with a swipe! Bend your mind around wacky interplanetary puzzles as you teleport Bob (and other things!) between planets at...

Mass Effect Andromeda – First Impressions

Mass Effect Andromeda – First Impressions

With Mass Effect Andromeda on the horizon, fans are clamoring for a chance to play the game. Thankfully, EA’s early access program gave many fans of the space-epic franchise a small peak into what the game will have to offer. While 10 hours is certainly not enough for...

Warhammer Online Is Back

Warhammer Online Is Back

Warhammer online is back Did you ever play Warhammer onlin/ the game shut down three years ago but we're happy to say it's back up and running. It works the same way that the private World Of Warcraft servers work, download the client online and you're up and running....

Game Soundtracks: Where music is still Experimental.

Game Soundtracks: Where music is still Experimental.

Find me walking down the street with my earbuds in, and I could be listening to a new song by some train wreck of a rock star or pop icon. Maybe its Lady Gaga or Charlie XCX. Maybe I am listening to some old-school Metallica, or Rob Zombie, or The Offspring. But there...

Pit People Review

Pit People Review

Overview: From The Behemoth: Master the destiny of a full cast of tragically unique heroes as you plot a course across an apocalyptic wonderland! In our fast-paced, turn-based, co-op adventure you'll quest and explore, find awesome loot, customize your fighters, and...

Rocket League with a BIG time announcement

Rocket League with a BIG time announcement

By Cameron Farag Rocket League is going back to the top, by crumbling to the bottom. Today Rocket League Developers announced a new game mode named DropShot to be released March 22, free for all players. The trailer looks stunning and is highly anticipated by fans of...

Zelda Is A Breath Of Fresh Air

Zelda Is A Breath Of Fresh Air

By Dave Hill Some people might hear that Zelda: Breath of the Wild is one of the greatest installments into the franchise and think to themselves, “Finally!” But hold on there. There is a lot more to this Zelda game than it being really good. While Nintendo is...

Console Wars Begin… Again

Console Wars Begin… Again

The console war is brewing again folks, and we’re on the edge of our seats. How relevant will the past consoles be to the power of the future consoles? Sony sure has been keeping their news in the shadows, and they definitely have something worth surprising. Here's...

Did Nintendo Make A Good Switch?

Did Nintendo Make A Good Switch?

By Dave Hill No other company approaches gaming like Nintendo. That unique approach has been met with mixed results for the longest standing console company. The latest venture for Nintendo is their Nintendo Switch; a hybrid game device that challenges the paradigm of...

Horizon Zero Dawn is “Special”

Horizon Zero Dawn is “Special”

Horizon Zero Dawn By Dave Hill There is a growing theme in modern society that explores the relationship between human and machine; between what it means to be human and what it means to be machine. Certainly, as technology grows, our relationship with computers,...

Bargain of the week: Castle Crashers

Bargain of the week: Castle Crashers

Castle Crashers and Castle Crashers Remastered ($15 - Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation Portable, Macintosh operating systems) By Matty Mac Overview: From Behemoth: Hack, slash, and smash your way to victory in this award winning 2D...

Is Your Grandma A Gamer?

Is Your Grandma A Gamer?

You're never to old to game I was doing some basic work on Snapchat a couple of weeks ago, which allowed me to discover something amazing. I was promoting our app GamingU (Check it out here) and one of the snappers that I snap sent me a message. "Hey I showed my 70...

Indie Game Review: Layers Of Fear

Indie Game Review: Layers Of Fear

Game Overview: Layers of Fear By Cameron Farag This game is frightening in a small package. You're playing as a man exploring a painter's home, which in itself holds a mystery unknown. You can find newspaper articles, notes, letters, in order to try and discover the...

Battlefield > COD On PS3

Battlefield > COD On PS3

First-off, I want to clear something up, BF4 wasn't the last ps3 Battlefield... Hardline was. So you might be thinking about what exactly I mean by ‘last bow’. When I say this, I don't just mean that it's the last memorable Battlefield. Hardline was to BF4 what Rogue...

Looking For More

Looking For More

Hello All, AJ Picard here CEO of GamingU. I wanted to write this request in hopes to find some future GamingU employees. Right now our community is growing at very steady rate inside Discord. We have one writer and one video editor on the team, their doing a GREAT job...

Beserk And The Band Of The Hawk – Review

Beserk And The Band Of The Hawk – Review

Go Berserk By Dave Hill What if I told you that somewhere out there is a story that incorporates the slaughtering of demons in epically awesome ways, while also giving you the depth of a person experiencing existential crisis? Would you believe me? Berserk is probably...

The Challenges Nintendo Switch Faces

The Challenges Nintendo Switch Faces

The Challenges Nintendo Switches Faces By Dave Hill The longest running console maker, Nintendo, is poised to once again deliver a console that the world doesn’t quite know what to do with. The Switch, which is just under two weeks from being released, is the...

Did For Honor Change Video Games?

Did For Honor Change Video Games?

For Honor was released last week on 2/14 and it's received a lot of hype from the gaming community. Ubisoft has again made another hit. What makes this game so unique is the combat system, what do you think is it a good or bad? We LOVE It Playing For Honor has been a...

Our Trip To New York City

Our Trip To New York City

Hello everyone, I'm sure by now everyone knows my name which is AJ Picard and I'm the CEO of an app called GamingU. I took a trip to New York to visit with a gentlemen who owns his own app development company. The appointment was at Starbucks where we casually talked...

Classic Cooperative Video Games

Classic Cooperative Video Games

Must Have Couch Co-op Games By Dave Hill For some of us we remember the days of sitting on the floor under the flickering light of a CRT television, passing a controller back and forth between our friends as we powered through a new game. The best game of all was a...

Fire Emblem – Is It Worth The Hype?

Fire Emblem – Is It Worth The Hype?

Fire Emblem: Heroes – Save the Heroes! By: A.D. Hill For many, Fire Emblem has been a beloved franchise, it blew up even more from the  introduction of Marth in Super Smash Brothers. With over a dozen games in total dedicated to the Fire Emblem universe, there are a...

Justice Bear: Equinox Review

Justice Bear: Equinox Review

An Endless Runner for Furries Like anthropomorphic characters? Like endless runners and platform games? Well then you need to play this game, JB:E is a fun endless runner. It’s a colorful game despite the destruction that is happening all around you. Play as Bearnard...

2017 – First Quarter Video Game Releases

2017 – First Quarter Video Game Releases

The beginning of 2017 promises to give us a lot of great titles. Returning franchises are in bound for the early half of 2017. Some of these are games that we hoped to see in 2016 but were delayed and now we get to see if that delay was worth the wait. I’m optimistic...

Light Apprentice Review

Light Apprentice Review

Another Indie Game review finished, this time on Light Apprentice. Amazu Media, the developer was able to provide us with a code to test the app for free, I want to reach out to say thank you for allowing us to do this. Let's jump into the review shall we? Concept We...

NakedMan Vs The Clothes – Review

NakedMan Vs The Clothes – Review

We had the pleasure this weekend to again test another Indie Game, if you have an Indie Game you want us to test send an email to Business(dot)GamingU(at)gmail(dot)com or get in touch with us anywhere on social media. The game we tested was NakedMan vs The Clothes or...

Hero Unit – 911 Dispatch Simulator – Review

Hero Unit – 911 Dispatch Simulator – Review

We had the pleasure of reviewing an app called Hero 911 Simulator, now after you read that title you’re probably thinking to yourself… there’s no way this app can be good, well my friend you’re wrong. You start off by creating a profile in the app which is pretty much...

Math Tutor To An Indie Game Developer

Math Tutor To An Indie Game Developer

On our quest to find a developer to join our team for equity in our app (still looking) the one gentlemen we interviewed who goes by the name of Mycah Krason intrigued us, just by telling our team his story. It caught our attention so much that we felt like we needed...

PAX East – Indie Developer Submission

PAX East – Indie Developer Submission

PAX East is right around the corner and we can't wait to attend the event again. PAX is known for obviously all of the cool costumes that people wear and testing out a lot of the new games that will be coming out, which is what this article will be about. Indie Games...

Rim World Review

Rim World Review

I'm sure many of you know by now is, we've been trying to test as many Indie Games as we can in order to help promote these Indie Dev's games through our channels. We decided to do our latest blog post on Rim World. Thoughts The amount of content in this game is...

Aurion Review

Aurion Review

At GamingU our goal is to obviously help gamers find new video games to play, no matter how big or small the game is. We've been constantly trying to get in touch with as many Indie Developers as we can so that we can test their games, create a review for them and in...

Nintendo, You’ve Done It Again

Nintendo, You’ve Done It Again

As I'm sure everyone has heard the news by now the Nintendo Switch will be officially debuting on March 3rd for $299 in the US, Japan, Canada, big time European countries, Hong Kong and other territories. They also said the portable version of NS will get around 2.5 -...

Are Mobile Games The Future?

Are Mobile Games The Future?

The Movement 2017 is going to be a great year for video games with all the massive titles that are currently coming out. With Nintendo Switch coming out in March, everyone is expecting it to completely change the market. When it comes down to it, Mobile gaming is...

It’s More Than Just A Game

It’s More Than Just A Game

I want to first start off this article by saying I hope everyone has had a happy and wonderful New Years. Since I had a day off today I decided to take a break from work (which is promoting GamingU) and turn on Netflix. On the first page I saw a movie called "Indie...

A Letter To Every Gamer

A Letter To Every Gamer

Hello all my fellow Gamers, I'm writing this letter to you guys, because I'm so sick of people constantly making fun of gamers. There are so many quotes that I hear a day from people in my life that piss me off so much. Here are just a couple of examples: When are you...

2017 Video Game Predictions

2017 Video Game Predictions

2016 was a great year for the Video Game industry, so much has happened in a short time. VR was released which started a massive movement, Nintendo was some how resurrected and depending on how well Nintendo Switch does it could be the power house in the Video Game...

PS4 Games Under The Radar

PS4 Games Under The Radar

There are a couple of PS4 titles that are currently flying under the radar, our goal is going to be trying to resurrect them. One title is actually very popular due to it's name and the other is FREE on the PS Store. Paragon This game we played at PAX East this past...

A Letter To Our Supporters

A Letter To Our Supporters

Merry Christmas everyone our team wanted to reach out to say thank you for everything so far. The fact that you guys have taken the time out of your busy lives to download our app and actually use it. We're constantly thinking about this, it's amazing how people like...

Calling ALL Indie Game Developers

Calling ALL Indie Game Developers

Intro If you're an Indie Game Developer we want to get in touch with you as soon as we can for multiple reasons. Not sure if you know or not but our app GamingU is currently helping gamers find new video games to play along with many other services we provide for them...

Top 5 Video Game List For 2017

Top 5 Video Game List For 2017

With the end of 2016 closing there hasn't been many games to look forward to buying for the holidays, sucks I know. So we decided to put a list together of 5 video games that we think are going to top the charts in 2017. The GamingU team is super excited to help you...

More Like Nintendo Run

More Like Nintendo Run

Super Mario Run I'm sure everyone has heard was released today. Nintendo has officially taken over the mobile market in 2016 with Pokemon Go and now Super Mario Run. This app is really fun it's not like you're just going through each level jumping around as Mario,...

Gameboy On Steroids – Coming In 2017

Gameboy On Steroids – Coming In 2017

I'm sure everyone has already heard of Nintendo's new console Nintendo Switch. They're aiming to release the console on March 17, 2017, Nintendo will be having a Keynote about the console on January 12th 2017, so make sure you mark that on your calendar if you're...

The Last Of Us Part II – Review

The Last Of Us Part II – Review

Yep, it's happening The Last Us Part II has officially been announced, watch the trailer here. The announcement came today at Playstation's Experience 2016. I can't believe I'm sitting here right now writing this blog post. If we could flashback to 2014 when I first...

A List of Games for Nintendo Switch

A List of Games for Nintendo Switch

Nintendo is back at it again with some more news about their highly anticipated Nintendo Switch console coming out early next year. The information they leaked has finally convinced us this console is gong to be for real. They leaked the games that will be coming out...

Nintendo – Super Mario Run

Nintendo – Super Mario Run

As we said in about 3 of our reviews, Nintendo is absolutely killing the game... literally. They release Mittomo, Pokemon Go, announce Nintendo Switch, release NES Classic Console,  and now they educate us on Super Mario Run. Overview Super Mario run will be released...

What Makes A Video Game “Great”?

What Makes A Video Game “Great”?

What makes a "Great" video game? There are so many video games out there which makes it so hard to pick from, why do you play a video game as long as you do or why don't you play a video game long enough? Just think about these questions we're asking you, there are so...

Blizzcon 2016 Recap

Blizzcon 2016 Recap

MAN ARE WE SUPER EXCITED to write this blog post on Blizzcon 2016. We absolutely love EVERY video game Blizzard has ever created. Our team grew up with Starcraft for N64 and Warcraft 3 for the computer, then came World Of Warcraft... we'll stop there. So when the...

Civilization 6 – The Best Civ Yet?

Civilization 6 – The Best Civ Yet?

We're super excited to give you guys our opinion on Civ 6, don't worry it's a good one. Graphics Civ has always been know for it's content, not so much the graphics. The design of the game is different than any other Civ and you notice that right from the rip. We...

The Perfect Video Game?

The Perfect Video Game?

I want EVERYONE that is going to read the rest of this blog post to watch at least 5 - 10 minutes of the intro to the Last Of Us. As gamers I think we take things for granted... a lot. We always want the best graphics, amazing gameplay, great end game content and all...

Infinite Warfare Is A Disappointment

Infinite Warfare Is A Disappointment

I can't explain the feeling our team is expressing right now. Are you kidding me? This is the best you can do for a video game series that has revolutionized the video game industry? After watching hours and hours of Call of Duty Infinite Warfare gameplay we're in...

Nintendo Switch, Switches It Up

Nintendo Switch, Switches It Up

We've been waiting for this moment for months, the moment where us gamers finally see Nintendos new console they will be rolling out in March 2017. The name, Nintendo Switch. You're going to want to see this trailer trailer This 3 minute trailer that you've just...

Battlefield Has Finally Won

Battlefield Has Finally Won

The Torch has been passed The Call of Duty series has gone down hill rapidly since Black Ops 3, we don't think its going up anytime soon either, until the most recent rumor. Supposedly the next call of duty will be taking place in Vietnam, is that a good thing? The...

Is For Honor for real?

Is For Honor for real?

Campaign For Honor is going to be a super fun game if you watch this gameplay you will see some of the missions you will be playing in the Campaign story. Just watching this gameplay our team was super excited, For Honor is a game that we've always wanted created....

Pokemon Go is in Trouble.

Pokemon Go is in Trouble.

The hottest mobile video game is currently on a massive decline, there have been reports that Pokemon Go has lost millions of users within the past couple of months. Here are a couple of reasons why they've lost so many users so fast. Reason One: Retension Just like...

Why You Shouldn’t Sleep On Days Gone

Why You Shouldn’t Sleep On Days Gone

Our team has been searching for a game that we think is going to revolutionize the video game market and I think we've finally found it. Days Gone which will be releasing in December of 2017 is for sure our winner. Let us jump into why you need to look into this...

Our Journey To Level 110

Our Journey To Level 110

I'm sure everyone knows by now World Of Warcraft Legion aka Legion is almost two weeks old. We've read articles how users have achieved level 100 within days and of course we've heard the constant complaints... why isn't the new PVP seasons out yet? What's taking so...

Why Legion Will Be The Best Expansion Yet

Why Legion Will Be The Best Expansion Yet

WORLD OF WARCRAFT LEGION Legion comes out next week and we're proud to say we can't wait. Blizzard has lost a lot of users to WoW within the past couple of years due to some terrible expansions. Lets take a step back and go over the history of the expansions. Burning...

Our Story

Our Story

My name is Aj Picard, I'm the founder of GamingU an app that helps gamers not only learn about video games but also discover new titles they might have never heard of before. Our Goal? Introduce new games to you and most importantly help you learn about games you're...

7 Tips For Pokemon Go

7 Tips For Pokemon Go

Lucky Egg   The Lucky Egg gives you double XP for 30 minutes once you use it. Highly suggest using an Egg when you have the chance to be in this kind of situation. You have 30 minutes of free time to play You have an incense to use (30 minutes long) You have a...

Nintendo Is No Longer The Underdog

Nintendo Is No Longer The Underdog

Finally Nintendo has woke up. We wanted to tell you the moves you have to look forward to and the ones they've already made. Last but not least, why Nintendo has taken over. The Moves I know there is just so many moves Nintendo is making but let us recap them for you....

Nintendo’s Ressurection

Nintendo’s Ressurection

Growing up as a kid Nintendo was the company that was leading the video game industry. N64 was a major hit for the kids born in the 90s and it really paved the way for video games in the upcoming years. Then Xbox and Playstation came out and Nintendo started to...

The Future of Video Games

The Future of Video Games

  A good question to ask ourselves is, what do we have to look forward to as gamer? Easy question to answer, Virtual Reality (VR) here’s why. Experience Our team happened to be able to get our hands on our own Oculus and talk about an Eye opener. The experience...

Overwatch is the next big game.

Overwatch is the next big game.

Overwatch is obviously the most popular video game on the market right now. The most popular question that has been going around is this, "Can Overwatch impact the competitive gaming market?". You heard it here first. Overwatch will be on League of Legends level in a...

The Game of the Month

The Game of the Month

OVERWATCH The Game of the Month is an easy one to pick from. We've all been waiting for Blizzard Entertainments next big game since we are all sick of World of Warcraft, aren't we? Coming into the release of Overwatch our team wasn't really sold on it, even when we...