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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4 Of The Most Hardcore Racing Simulators You Can Play On PC Right Now

17th April, 2014

On console, gamers will find a few fairly hardcore racing simulators like Forza and Gran Turismo, but over on the PC is where the truly crazy racing games dwell.


$7 For a Calendar App? Is Calendars 5 Really Worth It?

16th April, 2014

Apple has done a pretty good job with the default calendar application on iOS, so paying $7 for Calendars 5 might seem a little crazy…


Smash Bros. Release Date, Civilization Beyond Earth, Borderlands Pre-Sequel [Video Game Hub]

15th April, 2014

This week, Nintendo announces release dates for Smash Bros. on 3DS and Wii U, Civilization is going to space with the announcement of Sid Meier’s Civilization Beyond Earth releasing this year, and we have tons of info on the upcoming Borderlands Pre-Sequel.


Reddit Adds New List Of Trending Subreddits To Homepage

12th April, 2014

Reddit is launching a new list of trending subreddits right on the very top of the homepage, helping Reddit users to experience some of the very active communities the website has to offer.


Humble Bundle PC and Android 9 Gets Even Better With 3 More Games

11th April, 2014

Humble Bundle PC and Android 9 already featured six fantastic games for less than $4, but now the Humble crew has just added three more games to the mix, all without increasing the required minimum price.


Microsoft Introduces Skype TX With Studio Quality Features

11th April, 2014

Microsoft is attempting to make Skype a better, more professional experience with the introduction of Skype TX, promising broadcasters “Studio-grade” performance, thus making their broadcasts better for themselves and their listeners/viewers.


Uncharted Creator Goes Star Wars, Fire TV Gaming, Mario Kart 8 Info [Video Game Hub]

8th April, 2014

This week, Uncharted creator Amy Hennig moves to Visceral Games to make a Star Wars game, Amazon launches Fire TV with games as key part of the experience, and we have a slew of new Mario Kart 8 info and a new trailer.


Spotify Rolls Out New Darker Theme And New Features

5th April, 2014

Spotify has launched a huge refresh that changes the look of all of its applications while also adding some new functionality and features that should make everything easier to use.


Amazon Announces And Starts Selling Fire TV Set Top Box

4th April, 2014

Amazon have just released the Fire TV. Of course, while the fact it was coming was a surprise to no one, Amazon did have some tricks up its sleeve for its big reveal.


Sons Of Anarchy and Dexter – Two Shows Tailor-Made To Be Video Games

4th April, 2014

What TV shows would make great games, provided they were handed off to a developer who actually cared enough to give it the proper treatment? These two right here.


Goat Simulator Is Here and It’s Everything You Dreamed It Would Be

3rd April, 2014

What happens when a joke video posted on the Internet generates so much hype that it actually becomes a real video game? Goat Simulator happens.


Rdio, Vudu, and Crackle Add Chromecast Support

2nd April, 2014

Chromecast is picking up steam with users, and more companies are launching support for it. Rdio, Vudu, and Crackle have just joined the ranks of Chromecast supporters with updates for each of its services.


3 Of The Best Star Wars Video Games Ever Made

1st April, 2014

Over the years, Star Wars has seen a practically never-ending supply of video game adaptations. Some of them are terrible (I’m looking at you Yoda Stories), and some are absolutely incredible.


Free PlayStation and Xbox Games, Facebook Buys Oculus, New Boss At Xbox [Video Game Hub]

1st April, 2014

Welcome to MakeUseOf’s Video Game Hub, the weekly news show where we count down the top three news stories from the busy world of video games. Every single Tuesday we break down the biggest news stores of the week, and of course, we give a good dose of opinion about what these stories mean for […]


Turbo Dismount Is Just A Destructive Good Time

28th March, 2014

This simple game from Secret Exit, the guys behind Stair Dismount and Zenbound, sees you placing Mr. Dismount inside a car and driving towards obstacles while trying to cause as much destruction as you possibly can.