Dave LeClair

Joined June 2011

Dave LeClair (Twitter) is MakeUseOf's gaming editor, who has a love for games on console, PC, mobile, handheld, and any electronic device that is capable of playing video games! For game review requests, shoot an email to the address below.

Feel free to contact at dleclair@makeuseof.com

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Is Loadout The Free-To-Play PC Shooter You’ve Been Searching For?

15th February, 2014

Loadout, a F2P third-person shooter available on PC, features none of the typical F2P issues. But is the shooting any good?

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Video Game Hub Episode 5 – Titanfall Beta, Flappy Bird Saga, Batman Drama

14th February, 2014

Welcome to MakeUseOf’s Video Game Hub episode 5, the weekly news show where we count down the top five news stories from the busy world of video games.

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Yes, You Really Can Speak To Your Xbox One With These Voice Commands

12th February, 2014

One of the main selling points of the Xbox One is the voice commands. When it works as intended, it really does feel like some science fiction future where your living room answers to your every desire with the power of your voice.

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9 Video Game Themed Valentine’s Day Gifts You Can Give This Year

10th February, 2014

Valentine’s Day, the holiday that is all about reminding the person you love of just how much you mean it, is right around the corner. What do you do if your significant other is a gamer?

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Logitech PowerShell Controller Review And Giveaway

10th February, 2014

We purchased a Logitech PowerShell iPhone 5/5s controller for this review. Now, we’re giving it away to one lucky reader!

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Video Game Hub Episode 4 – Xbox One Update, Call of Duty Changes, Sonic Boom

7th February, 2014

This week, we have two huge updates coming to Xbox One consoles, a smaller update on the PS4, Titanfall’s PC specs, a major shakeup to the Call of Duty formula, and a Sonic the Hedgehog game that literally no one in the world asked for.

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Firefox 27 Is Here With New Social API And More Goodies

6th February, 2014

Firefox has just launched Firefox 27, which brings an improved social API, support for Google’s SPDY 3.1 protocol, and Transport Layer Security (TLS) versions 1.1 and 1.2.

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4 Fantastic Turbografx 16 Games That Are Still Worth Playing Today

4th February, 2014

When you think of classic consoles, the NES, Genesis, and SNES are probably the first that you think of, but there’s another device that had some fantastic games. That other console, NEC’s Turbografx 16 actually had some fantastic games.

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Video Game Hub Episode 3 – Free Games, Buying Old Franchises, And Nintendo’s Rebound

31st January, 2014

This week, we have Microsoft offering some money in exchange for your old console, provided you use it on an Xbox One, Nintendo has a plan to turn things around, Sony is offering more fantastic free games to PlayStation Plus members, Gears of War has a new home at Microsoft, and backwards compatibility with PS1 and PS2 games might be coming to a PlayStation 4 near you.

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Buying Textbooks? Chegg And Textbooks.com Should Be Your First Stops

31st January, 2014

Two of the most used sites for getting textbooks are Chegg and Textbooks.com, but which should you use for your next college textbook buying excursion?

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4 Nintendo 3DS Games That Make Incredible Use Of The 3D Tech

29th January, 2014

The 3D in the 3DS isn’t just there for show. It’s actually a key part of the console that just isn’t used by enough games. However, there are some games that take the 3D technology from the console and use it in a good way. Whether it’s using it to actually alter the gameplay or just make a world more beautiful, the games that follow make the 3DS hardware all the more worthwhile, and they remind us that 3D can be more than just a sales gimmick.

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3 Video Games That Will Touch You Emotionally

27th January, 2014

In spite of being a young medium, a game comes along every now and then with a story that truly hits you deep in your heart. Certain games actually use the interactive nature of games to grip you in a way that no other form of entertainment can.

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Mad Catz M.O.J.O. Android Gaming Console Review and Giveaway

27th January, 2014

Mad Catz, a company best known for its range of accessories for existing consoles, is jumping into the space with a $250 device known as M.O.J.O.

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Video Game Hub Episode 2 – Nintendo Woes, Shady Dealings, Titans are Falling

24th January, 2014

Welcome to MakeUseOf’s Video Game Hub episode 2, the weekly news show where we count top the top five news stories from the busy world of video games. A new episode airs each and every Friday. We keep up with the latest video games news, so you don’t have to.

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Make Memes On The Go With Imgur’s New MemeGen App

22nd January, 2014

Imgur’s meme generator has been launched for iOS with its dedicated MemeGen app, making it easy for users to create and host meme images in one place.