Five years later, we may finally get LeBron vs. Durant Round 2

On June 12, 2012, the basketball world settled in for round one of what everyone assumed would be the start of a legendary duel. LeBron James led the Miami Heat against young Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder. The future looked certain. LeBron and Durant would spend the next decade sparring for titles as Oklahoma City and Miami sported the best basketball teams in the world. Five years later and we may finally get the Durant vs. LeBron rematch, however the circumstances are far from what we imagined.

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Three key roster questions for the Indiana Pacers

The Indiana Pacers were the first team eliminated from the NBA playoffs after another close loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers.  The loss starts a key offseason for the team. With Paul George’s future in doubt and serious questions about the roster, the team needs faces some major questions going forward. With that in mind it’s time to look at some of three key roster questions starting with the elephant in the room.

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Save a Switch, Kill the 3DS

When Nintendo finally unveiled the Nintendo Switch, it put an end to one of the worst kept secrets in gaming. The home/portable console hybrid had been rumored ever since Nintendo first began cryptically talking about their next console, at the time codenamed NX. The consensus after the reveal was that Nintendo that if they were aligning their console and handheld development resources into one platform the console could do some amazing things.

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Review: Saban's Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: Mega Battle

Nostalgia is a powerful emotion but it isn’t enough to carry a game. Unfortunately for Power Rangers: Mega Battle the gameplay problems are too much for a theme song and voice samples to overcome. It’s a game that has interesting ideas that it can’t deliver on. Ultimately it’s a generic beat-‘em up that doesn’t do enough to capture what made the original Power Rangers a cultural icon.

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Overwatch is casual and that's OK

Overwatch is unlike most other competitive shooters when it comes to scoreboards and stats. It doesn’t have a global scoreboard you can pull up at the press of a button and it doesn’t surface common shooter stats such as kill-death ratio for the whole game to see. Instead it focuses on surfacing positive numbers. Focusing on the positives sets the game apart from other shooters and makes it a more welcoming game.

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Nintendo Switch: Is it worth buying on day 1?

Last week Nintendo finally unveiled the details about their next console, the Switch, including information on price, release date and some upcoming games. Additional news continued as Nintendo execs did interviews and other publishers discussed their plans for the console. With a good idea of the launch games and the release date fast approaching it’s time to find out whether the Switch is worth buying on March 3.

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Trade season fun with NBA 2K17

Trade season! It’s one of the most exciting times of the year for NBA fans. Teams are looking to solidify their playoff push by adding that final piece or trying to ensure an upcoming free agent doesn’t leave for nothing. While any NBA fan will have their own trade ideas to throw out I wanted to see what a computer would say, specifically NBA 2K17. Using the games Trade Finder we’ll look at some teams and players that are popular picks to make deals before the Feb. 23 trade deadline.

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Tim Dunn's Top 10 Games of the Year

It’s time. After handing out some fun awards over the last couple days all that is left is my top games of 2016. Keep in mind that this is my personal list. This isn’t trying to list the “best” games of 2016 but rather games that really stuck with me over the course of the year. With that out of the way let’s get on to the list.

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2016 Game of the Year: Day 2

We’re a little over a week into 2017 so now is the perfect time to look back on 2016. Overall last year was a fantastic year for games. Everything from small indie projects to the big budget blockbusters had a strong year. I played a lot of great games (and missed several more) this year so to make sure they all get their due I’ll be handing out some special awards leading up to the final top 10.

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2016 Game of the Year: Day 1

We’re a little over a week into 2017 so now is the perfect time to look back on 2016. Overall last year was a fantastic year for games. Everything from small indie projects to the big budget blockbusters had a strong year. I played a lot of great games (and missed several more) this year so to make sure they all get their due I’ll be handing out some special awards leading up to the final top 10.

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