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John Nelson is a contributing writer for FanBolt. He is a Communication Major and a Professional Writing Minor entering his senior year at Kennesaw State University. That is, when he’s not slaying marauding dragons or saving the galaxy from ancient alien races bent upon its destruction, of course. When he’s not busy with the latter, he’s the oldest of four siblings and the Promotions Manager for Kennesaw State OWL Radio. An avid video game player since childhood (for better or for worse), he writes for FanBolt.com’s gaming section. His all-time favorite game is BioWare’s Mass Effect 2.

About John

John Nelson is a contributing writer for FanBolt. He is a Communication Major and a Professional Writing Minor entering his senior year at Kennesaw State University. That is, when he’s not slaying marauding dragons or saving the galaxy from ancient alien races bent upon its destruction, of course. When he’s not busy with the latter, he’s the oldest of four siblings and the Promotions Manager for Kennesaw State OWL Radio. An avid video game player since childhood (for better or for worse), he writes for FanBolt.com’s gaming section. His all-time favorite game is BioWare’s Mass Effect 2.

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E3 2017 Opens Doors to the Public (For Real)

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You read that correctly: E3 2017 (June 13-15) will be open. To the public. The whole week. Now, last year’s conference got this bombshell of a ball rolling, introducing a free, “pre-E3” event open to the general public. According to Gamespot and the Nerdist , Rich Taylor (ESA, Senior Vice President of Communications) stated that, […]

Pokémon GO is Going… Slowly but Surely

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The past few months have seen a rash of updates for Niantic’s polarizing Pokémon GO: the ability to select and transfer multiple Pokémon from your list (awesome), a much-needed revamp of its tracking system (pretty cool), and even a couple holiday events for Halloween and Christmas (fun enough, and more on the latter in a […]

BioWare (Finally) Shares a Few More Details on Mass Effect Andromeda

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BioWare gave us not one, but two rare, exciting glimpses into their upcoming Mass Effect Andromeda this week. We got to see three minutes of actual gameplay (at LAST) and found out a little bit more about our new hero, Ryder. Yesterday (Wednesday the 7th), BioWare dropped a video featuring 3 minutes of actual Andromeda […]

Final Fantasy XV Brotherhood – Episode 1 Review: Magic Swords, Magic Monsters, and Plenty of Bromance

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Sounds like Final Fantasy to me! A bit of background, first, in case you’re confused. Square Enix and A-1 Pictures (of Sword Art Online fame), a subsidiary of Aniplex, have banded together to create a prequel anime series called Brotherhood: Final Fantasy XV. The show and game’s plot are set in Eos, a solid land […]

Overwatch: An Amari Family Tradition

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Blizzard released a video on Tuesday that introduced the Overwatch community to our first new character: Pharah’s mother, Ana Amari. Before we go any further, feel free to check it out below if you haven’t already (which, let’s be honest, you probably have): First off, the rumors were mostly true. While the illusive Sombra had […]

Update from E3: Definitive Details on Dishonored 2

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Do you like my alliteration? I do. We’ve slowly been getting details throughout the course of the year, but at Monday’s Bethesda press conference, Arkane’s Harvey Smith (Co-creative Director) gave us a tantalizing look into the next foray into their Game of the Year-winning steampunk world. The presentation guided audience members and streamers through the […]

‘Assassin’s Creed’ Movie Trailer Serves the Light

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Ubisoft Motion Pictures dropped the first official trailer for their debut release, Assassin’s Creed, on May 11. Aside from a slightly odd choice of music, which I’ll come back to, it looks like exactly what the world wants from an Assassin’s movie. Check out the trailer below first before we go further. Michael Fassbender stars […]

Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End Release Marred by, Well, Theft

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Naughty Dog and Sony are facing unfortunate and unexpected setbacks in the last two weeks before Uncharted 4’s release. On April 27, Shuhei Yoshida (President, Sony’s Worldwide Studios for Sony Computer Entertainment) posted on the posted on the Playstation Blog that a significant number of copies of the game were stolen in an allegedly “violent […]

2016 Big Games: PART 2, Games 8-16

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Last month, we posted a list of eight games to get your hype juices flowing (ew) and promised that there would be eight more to come (ya know, 16 games…2016? Oh, so very clever). So, you guessed it: cue the epic music and get ready to geek out like it’s 1999, because it’s a new month, […]

2016 Big Games: 8 Highly Anticipated Titles

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It’s 2016, and there are a ton of highly anticipated titles that are nearing their release this year. We went through six sites’ lists of anticipated games (GameSpot, IGN, Yahoo, WIRED, PCAdvisor, and Stuff) and compiled a list of the games mentioned the most by the journalists and commenters alike. We’ve already written about some […]

Final Fantasy Character Featured in New Louis Vuitton Campaign

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Note: Article may contain minor spoilers if you haven’t finished Final Fantasy XIII. What do you do once your Pulse l’Cie curse has been removed, once you’ve finished your focus? How do you regain a semblance of normalcy in your life after such a tumultuous event? Well, it would seem that for at least one […]

Volcanion Is Pokémon’s First Fire and Water Type

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The Official Pokémon YouTube Channel introduced the series’ newest creation, Volcanion, on Monday, marking the first time that Water and Fire types have mixed in the entirety of the franchise’s long and storied history. It’s known as the Steam Pokémon and physically combines the two rival elements to produce, according to the official website, “explosive shock […]