Following the fire at the Notre Dame de Paris on 15 April 2019, Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed Unity was cited by media sources as a possible tool in the efforts to rebuild Notre Dame. The Unity team spent two years before release ensuring that buildings such as Notre Dame in their game are as accurate to life as possible, to the extent that the cathedral is actually of 1:1 scale to the building in real life.

The Unity team even consulted certain historians such as a history professor to ensure their depiction of the virtual world in Assassin’s Creed Unity is…


The following is my personal thoughts on Final Fantasy XV and its final DLC, Episode Ardyn. The views, thoughts, and opinions expressed below belong solely to me, and do not reflect the ideas, ideologies, or points of view of any organization I am potentially affiliated with. I have also produced a related video as follows.

I have just completed Episode Ardyn, and with that, I bid farewell to Final Fantasy XV. …


The following is my personal thoughts of Google’s announcement of Stadia. The views, thoughts, and opinions expressed below belong solely to me, and do not reflect the ideas, ideologies, or points of view of any organization I am potentially affiliated with. I have also produced a related video as follows.

Keep in mind there is still a lot we do not know about Stadia yet, most importantly its pricing model (subscription or pay-per-game), the cost to game developers who choose to work with the Stadia platform and revenue sharing arrangements with such developers.

However, based on information we know…


The following is my personal review of Tom Clancy’s The Division 2. The views, thoughts, and opinions expressed below belong solely to me, and do not reflect the ideas, ideologies, or points of view of any organization I am potentially affiliated with. I have also produced a video review as follows, if you are keen to look at the gameplay footage.

The Division 2 has its story set more than six months after the first game. Following a viral outbreak that has spread nationwide, a rebuilding process has started. …


The following is my personal review of Assassin’s Creed Odyssey. The views, thoughts, and opinions expressed below belong solely to me, and do not reflect the ideas, ideologies, or points of view of any organization I am potentially affiliated with. I have also produced a video review as follows, if you are keen to look at the gameplay footage.

Freedom in the Open World and Character Choice

I was initially puzzled why Ubisoft named the latest Assassin’s Creed an Odyssey. I quickly found out for myself within the first few hours of gameplay. Odyssey’s depiction of the historical Greek world is huge. …


The biggest obstacle I faced during my formative years was learning how to balance a pursuit for results in both studies and gaming. I remember looking around the web for practical advice, but all I ever found was unsatisfactory generic ones like:

  • You must manage your time well
  • Know your priorities in order to prevent video game addiction
  • Limit yourself to fixed amount of hours per week on video games

The purpose of my article is to provide ACTIONABLE advice, based off my personal experience of graduating as a valedictorian nominee from college (final GPA of 4.81/5.00), …


As a daily lurker of r/battlestations for the past three years, I’ve come to realize the best looking gaming setups often sport a minimalistic gaming setup look. Though there are exceptions to this general rule, a cluttered yet pleasant looking gaming setup is few and far between.

Most people might think it is easy to build a ‘minimalistic’ looking gaming setup — after all, the word ‘minimalistic’ should imply little aesthetic decisions to ponder over.

On the contrary, I have learnt that getting the little details right is imperative to building a minimalistic gaming setup with a ‘wow’ factor.

You…


Some say the only constant in life is change itself. For me, there are two constants in life — change itself, as well as video games. Gaming has been a big part of my life since age 7 when I started playing the Nintendo SNES console.

Gaming is not just solely a hobby to me. It is something that turned my life around for the better. I know you might be skeptical of such a sweeping statement. To better explain this, you will need some context on my life before video games.

One of the constants in my life — my gaming station.

Retinoblastoma: Cancer and Solace in Games

I was diagnosed with Retinoblastoma in my left…

Jason ‘Quazii’ Teo

Lifelong gamer from the age of 6. Previously an investment banker, currently pursuing a career in the gaming industry.

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