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 Underrated Games Released In 2013 That You Need To Play

11th March, 2014

Let’s throw some praise at the games that did not get the love they deserved when they were released.


Video Game Hub Episode 8 – SCEA CEO Stepping Down, Goats Are Simulated, And Titans Still Falling

7th March, 2014

This week, we have Goat Simulator actually coming out, a new Batman game, SCEA CEO stepping down, all the Titanfall maps have been leaked, and Shaq Fu making a comeback.


4 Nintendo 3DS Games Coming In 2014 That You Should Play

7th March, 2014

Whether you already own the 3DS or are thinking about getting one soon, the games that follow will give you a great reason to get excited for the console.


Video Game Hub Episode 7 – Top 5 Gaming Stories Of The Week

28th February, 2014

This week, we have Xbox One sort of price dropping, Twitch coming to the Xbox One, PS Plus freebies for March, a game that will be 1080p on PS4 and Xbox One, and a movie from Sony about the console war between Nintendo and Sega.


Gunz 2: The Second Duel – Does It Out-Battle The Original

28th February, 2014

Gunz 2: The Second Duel is available in an Early Access state on Steam. Check out our gameplay video to find out if it’s any good.


Japanese RPGs Aren’t Dead: 3 Solid Games Released In The Last Year

27th February, 2014

If you are a fan of the genre and you feel like it’s getting lost in a sea of first-person shooters and MOBAs, you really should check these games out.


GameStick Review and Giveaway

27th February, 2014

We have the GameStick and its controller in our hands, and we’ve had some time to explore the games available, and of course, play them.


The Titanfall Beta Is Over: How Was It?

26th February, 2014

Xbox One and PC owners the world over have one game on their radar right now: Titanfall.


The Simpsons: Tapped Out Is A Free-To-Play Game That Mocks Free-To-Play Games

25th February, 2014

The Simpson’s Tapped Out is a free-to-play game that mocks all of the genre’s most annoying aspects, all while still trying to sell you in-app purchases.


Thrustmaster TX Racing Wheel Ferrari 458 Italia Edition Review And Giveaway

25th February, 2014

The Thrustmaster TX Ferrari 458 Italia Edition racing wheel is the only real high-quality option on the market that works with the Xbox One. For the time being.


Video Game Hub Episode 6 – Irrational Closing, January NPDs, Tagging Up Steam

21st February, 2014

This week, we talk about the sad news that Irrational Games is shutting its doors, steam’s introduction of tagging, the NPD numbers for January, Tony Hawk’s triumphant return, and Harmonix making a music-based FPS.


MakeUseOf Plays: Watch Dave & James Play The Titanfall Beta

16th February, 2014

Dave and James are playing Titanfall on the Xbox One today from 3PM to 6PM EST, and they are going to stream it live on Twitch.


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?


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.


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.