Mark Delaney

Mark Delaney (N0T PENNYS B0AT)

Mark is a Boston native now living in Portland, Oregon. He has written for GameSkinny, Gamesradar and the Official Xbox Magazine. He runs the family-oriented gaming site Game Together.
Latest news by Mark Delaney
TA Playlist Game for December 2019 Announced

In 1899, the west was dying. But in 2019, TA Playlist may live on. This month's poll results comes packed with a potentially even bigger reveal: future plans for the once thought dead community event!

Posted 6 months ago

Vote Now for the Final TA Playlist Game

After nearly three awesome years, TA Playlist is coming to a close. We are going out with a bang, with four of the biggest and most beloved games of the last decade and a half. Vote now and play along all throughout December!

Posted 6 months ago

Vote Now for November 2019's TA Playlist Game

The year is almost over, but we've still got more than a few major releases coming soon -- and they won't all cost $60. For November 2019's TA Playlist, we've chosen four of the year's bigger games that you may have missed.

Posted 7 months ago

TA Playlist Is Live for October 2019 with Dead Space

The spookiest of all months has arrived, and with that comes another special month of TA Playlist. This year, it's Visceral's important milestone, Dead Space, that we'll be dimming the lights for.

Posted 7 months ago

TA Playlist for August 2019 is Live with Borderlands 2

Borderlands 3 is primed to be one of the biggest games of the holiday season, especially on TA where we really love Borderlands. Before we collectively jump into that threequel, play the sequel with our monthly Game Club.

Posted 9 months ago

Borderlands 2 Is Your TA Playlist Game for August 2019

Borderlands 2 just had a new DLC drop some eight years after it released. How about that for post-launch support? It's our TA Playlist game for next month too, so come and play along before the sequel arrives in September.

Posted 10 months ago

Vote Now for August 2019's TA Playlist Game

As we do every year, we're using TA Playlist to get you up to speed with some of the biggest franchises before their next sequels hit stores this holiday. We've got four mighty picks to choose from in our latest poll.

Posted 10 months ago

More news by Mark Delaney
Latest reviews by Mark Delaney
Ghost Recon Breakpoint Review: Ghosts-as-a-Service

Ghost Recon Breakpoint is a stadium-sized game hosting a mediocre sports team. While Wildlands set a bold new direction for the long-running series, Breakpoint doesn't carry the torch far enough.

Posted 7 months ago

The Walking Dead: The Telltale Definitive Series Review

Telltale's The Walking Dead has one of the most storied and often tumultuous histories of any video game saga ever made. This final package from Skybound will feel redundant for casual fans, but the diehards will love it.

Posted 8 months ago

Team Sonic Racing Review: Middle of the Pack Family Fun

Sumo Digital gave SEGA fans two good arcade racers during the previous console generation. They're back with a third entry now, but this time only Sonic's crew comes for the ride. The end result is another good effort.

Posted 1 year ago

Void Bastards Review: A Surprise Game of the Year Contender

Void Bastards stunned viewers when it debuted during December's Game Awards ceremony, and now that it's out it will surely do that again. It's a stylish, polished, and brilliantly executed video game virtually all should play.

Posted 1 year ago

RAGE 2 Review

RAGE 2 offers up a power fantasy like few games ever have. It looks great, plays like butter, and starts very strong. But the sheen of all your power comes crashing to a halt when the brief story leaves you with little else.

Posted 1 year ago

Sniper Elite V2 Remastered Review

The Sniper Elite series has been on an upward trajectory for its entire run, with each game being markedly better than the last. Unfortunately, that means this remastering of 2012's game feels decidedly lackluster in 2019.

Posted 1 year ago

World War Z Review

With great setpieces and an addictive class-based progression loop, World War Z is one of 2019's biggest and best surprises. Left 4 Dead fans should not miss it.

Posted 1 year ago

My Time at Portia Review

I had been calling My Time at Portia a farm life sim for over a year now, and though it's fair to call it that, in retrospect it doesn't seem accurate enough. Your time at Portia can excitingly be spent however you'd like.

Posted 1 year ago

Generation Zero Review

I had played several hours of Generation Zero before ever beginning this review version of the game, and it's a reminder that some games can hold out for a good while before their problems are exposed.

Posted 1 year ago

More reviews by Mark Delaney
Latest editorials by Mark Delaney
Exclusive Achievement Preview - The Church in the Darkness

We first spoke to Richard Rouse III just a short while after The Church in the Darkness was revealed over three years ago. He's back now to give us another interview and the exclusive sneak peek at the game's 48 achievements.

Posted 10 months ago

Poll: Which Game on Xbox's E3 Stage Most Impressed You?

E3 is in the books. After 60+ games were on stage during Microsoft's show, which one impressed you the most? It's tough to choose just one, but we've tried to at least capture the many probable heavy hitters in this poll.

Posted 11 months ago

Poll: E3 is Here! What Has You Most Excited?

E3 2019 has arrived! Well, okay, it doesn't officially kick off until Tuesday, but with a full weekend slate of press conferences and gameplay streams, the big news starts today. What has you most excited for the week ahead?

Posted 11 months ago

Easiest Xbox Achievement Lists from May 2019

May 2019 will be remembered as the most generous month in the history of gamerscore -- at least for as long as we've been tracking it with these monthly posts. A whopping 13 easy games grace the list from last month.

Posted 11 months ago

Poll: What's Your Most Anticipated June 2019 Video Game?

Do any new releases coming in June catch your eye? It's notoriously a quiet month, though not as quiet as July, but there are still a few exciting title to look forward to, especially for fans of racing around all sorts of tracks.

Posted 11 months ago

RAGE 2 Paradoxically Rises and Falls At Once

Our full review session with RAGE 2 is still ongoing, but we wanted to share some early impressions while you wait for the complete verdict. The early hours have been a bit of a paradox, really. A Tale of Two Apocalyptic Cities.

Posted 1 year ago

Easiest Xbox Achievement Lists from April 2019

April's easy achievement lists number far fewer than usual, but in terms of average completion time per game, nothing comes close to this month's easy offerings. Look out for three games that can be done in 20 minutes total!

Posted 1 year ago

Poll: Do You Subscribe to Xbox Game Pass?

One year ago, after Microsoft announced first-party games would be coming to Game Pass on their retail launch days, we asked if you subscribe to Game Pass. Now we're asking again to see what's changed. Vote now!

Posted 1 year ago

More editorials by Mark Delaney