Michael Rougeau

Michael Rougeau

Mike Rougeau is a journalist and writer who lives in Los Angeles with his girlfriend and two dogs. He specializes in video games, technology and entertainment. He once got third place in a Destiny tournament.
Articles
Gaming

How to train like a master and compete in ‘Pokémon Sun,’ ‘Moon’ multiplayer battles

The latest Pokémon games have a hidden layer: a robust breeding, training, and battling metagame that hardcore players will likely dedicate hundreds of hours to. We're here to help you take your multiplayer game to the next level.
Game Review

‘Pokémon Sun and Moon’ Review

‘Pokémon Sun’ and ‘Moon’ is a trainer’s paradise if you want to be the very best.
Gaming

Bait and Switch: Nintendo’s new console is everything wrong with gaming hype

The Switch’s short teaser trailer grabbed everyone’s attention, promising a mobile system with impressive capabilities and a surprising selection of games. But it glosses over details that might be the console’s downfall.
Photography

Meet the Instagram phenom making art with a Game Boy Camera from 1998

As Game Boy Cameraman on Instagram, London photographer Jean-Jacques Calbayrac posts photos shot with an attachment for the retro game console. We chatted with him about his process, his motivation, and finding other people's 8-bit nudes.
Gaming

‘Gears of War 4’ multiplayer guide: Tips and tricks for victory in versus mode

The multiplayer modes in 'Gears of War 4' are more intense than ever, and you’ll have to master every move, mode, and weapon to come out on top. Here's how to pick the right playstyle for you, along with a few tips for gnashing through…
Gaming

‘Gears of War 4’ Horde mode guide: How to succeed against overwhelming odds

The new Horde Mode in 'Gears of War 4' is the franchise's best and most complex yet. Here’s how to beat it, or at least some pointers for bolstering your defenses and trying to make the most of the new class system.
Game Review

‘Gears of War 4’ Review

You're not suffering from déjà vu. 'Gears of War 4' really is that familiar.
Gaming

How to get your light level above 365 in ‘Destiny: Rise of Iron’

Raising your light level beyond 365 in 'Destiny: Rise of Iron' can be confusing to say the least. This guide is here to help, whether you need artifacts, ghost shells, or any other kind of gear that will help you hit the current level cap.
Gaming

These 'Destiny: Rise of Iron' guns will keep you entertained

'Rise of Iron' is finally here and with it comes a host of new, absurd weaponry in the 'Destiny' tradition. Here are some of the most comical new guns to be had in the games latest expansion, from "Disassembly Required" to "B-29 Party…
Game Review

Bloodborne Review

Wonderfully weird and hard as hell, Bloodborne amazes even as it aggravates.
Gaming

Bloodborne starting guide: Dark Souls, this is not

Bloodborne departs from some of the familiar formulas you may know from Dark Souls, but is no less punishing for novice players. Here’s how to get up to speed in a hurry.
Game Review

Dying Light Review

Dying Light would be a lot more fun if it just stopped holding your hand.