Our Story

At Hypernia, we are a team of dedicated gamers who understand firsthand the challenges and frustrations faced by hardcore gamers when seeking the best tools and resources for their gameplay. That’s why we founded Hypernia – to create a platform tailored specifically to the needs of gamers like ourselves.

We understand that in the world of online gaming, having reliable and high-performance tools is crucial. Whether it’s the need for dedicated servers to enhance your multiplayer experience or VoIP services to communicate seamlessly with your teammates, we’ve been through the hassle of testing and reviewing them all. Our mission is to save you time, effort, and money by providing in-depth and unbiased reviews of these gaming essentials.

Our journey began with a shared passion for gaming and a desire to create a platform where fellow gamers could find the most trustworthy and efficient tools to enhance their gaming experience. We embarked on a mission to meticulously test and evaluate a wide range of dedicated servers and VoIP services, ensuring that we provide only the most accurate and reliable information to our valued users.

Welcome to Hypernia – where the passion for gaming drives everything we do.

Our Commitment to Quality

We understand that gamers have high expectations when it comes to their gaming experience, and we strive to exceed those expectations by delivering exceptional quality in every aspect of our services.

To ensure the utmost level of quality, we have implemented rigorous standards and procedures throughout our operations. From selecting the best gaming tools and providers to thoroughly testing and reviewing them, we leave no stone unturned in our pursuit of excellence.

We understand that wasting money on unreliable or underperforming tools can be frustrating and discouraging. That’s why we go the extra mile to ensure that every review and recommendation we provide is backed by our genuine dedication to helping you make informed decisions.

Through countless hours of gameplay, extensive research, and continuous testing, we’ve gained the expertise needed to identify the standout performers in the gaming industry. We aim to be your trusted source of information, guiding you towards the most suitable and cost-effective solutions that meet your specific gaming needs.


Matthew Paxton - Founder and Editor-in-Chief

Matthew Paxton

Matthew has been an avid gamer since he was a kid. Carrying that passion through life, he’s now the visionary behind Hypernia and the driving force behind our mission to provide comprehensive reviews of gaming servers, games, and other gaming tools.

As a child growing up in the late 80s and 90s, Matthew had the pleasure of enjoying iconic games that have become timeless classics. From the captivating adventures of Super Mario Bros. and The Legend of Zelda on the NES to the imaginative world of Pokémon on the Game Boy, he has a deep appreciation for the games that shaped his gaming journey. This nostalgic connection to the past is reflected in his extensive collection of gaming paraphernalia, including Gameboys, PlayStations, and various other gaming artifacts.

While Matthew cherishes the games of yesteryear, he remains a dedicated gamer in the present, always exploring the latest gaming trends and titles. With an eye on the ever-evolving landscape, he dives into newer releases like Fortnite and Genshin Impact, immersing himself in the modern gaming experiences that captivate players worldwide. 

Matthew’s passion for gaming, combined with his forward-thinking approach, ensures that our website remains at the forefront of the gaming industry, providing insights and reviews that resonate with both long-time and contemporary gamers.

Riley Watterson - Chief Content Officer

Riley Watterson

Riley’s journey in the gaming industry began as a young gamer, where he discovered the power of storytelling within games. This inspired him to pursue a career where he could combine his love for gaming with his creative abilities.

As the Chief Content Officer, Riley ensures that our website delivers high-quality and diverse content that caters to the ever-evolving interests of the gaming community. With a keen eye for detail and a passion for staying ahead of the latest gaming trends, Riley orchestrates a team of talented writers, editors, and content creators, guiding them to produce articles, reviews, and guides that are both informative and entertaining.

Chris Byer - Marketing Manager

Chris Byer

Having honed his skills in the corporate world, Chris recognized the immense potential in combining his marketing prowess with his personal passion for gaming. Drawing from years of experience in strategic marketing campaigns, brand management, and market analysis, Chris channels his expertise into crafting effective marketing initiatives for the gaming community.

Chris Byer’s dedication to marrying his professional expertise in marketing with his lifelong passion for gaming has elevated our website’s visibility and solidified its position as a leading resource for gamers. With his strategic mindset, innovative ideas, and unwavering enthusiasm, Chris continues to drive our marketing efforts forward, connecting our platform with gaming enthusiasts around the globe.

Maya Coates - Content Manager

Maya Coates

Maya oversees the creation and publication of articles and other media, working closely with our team of talented writers and content creators to maintain a consistent and high-quality standard. Her keen editorial skills and meticulous approach ensure that every piece of content is polished, informative, and entertaining.

Beyond her professional expertise, Maya brings a vibrant and playful energy to our team. Her passion for gaming is infectious, and she often shares heartwarming anecdotes about her childhood gaming adventures with her beloved pet cat, who would curiously watch her play for hours on end.

Russel Ortega - Senior Editor

Russel Ortega

Known for running a tight ship, Russel keeps the gears of our editorial team turning smoothly. His expertise in editing and proofreading ensures that articles, reviews, and guides are not only informative but also polished to perfection. With a discerning eye, he fine-tunes the work of our talented writers, ensuring that the content resonates with readers and accurately reflects the gaming experience.

Despite his penchant for precision and efficiency, Russel surprises us all with his gaming preferences. While he may appear to be all business with a coffee perpetually in hand, he is drawn to more relaxing games that offer a peaceful escape rather than high-octane strategic challenges. This unexpected twist showcases Russel’s versatile nature and reminds us that gaming can cater to a wide range of tastes and preferences.

Craig Ritchson - Game Hosting Specialist

Craig Ritchson

Craig is the resident expert in game hosting and gaming servers on Hypernia. Craig ensures that our readers have access to the best gaming server options for their multiplayer adventures. 

With an undeniable tech-savviness, Craig’s passion for all things gaming and server-related shines through in his work. His deep understanding of game hosting translates into comprehensive reviews and informative guides. His expertise extends to the intricate details of server performance, stability, and modding capabilities, ensuring that our readers have a seamless and enjoyable gaming experience.

Despite his nerdy exterior, he effortlessly transforms into the life of the party, bringing laughter and excitement to our team. His enthusiasm for gaming is contagious, and he never misses an opportunity to share funny anecdotes or engage in spirited discussions.

Oliver Morris - Game Reviewer and Editor

Oliver Morris

As the main man behind our game reviews, Oliver collaborates closely with our team of talented game reviewers, pooling their expertise and perspectives to deliver a diverse range of opinions and perspectives. His dedication to thorough analysis and his ability to critically evaluate gameplay mechanics, graphics, storytelling, and overall player experience makes him an authority in the realm of game reviewing.

Oliver’s passion for gaming goes far beyond his role as a reviewer and editor. He embodies the spirit of a true gamer, often immersing himself in lengthy gaming sessions that stretch into the wee hours. In fact, he once astonished everyone with an incredible gaming marathon, spending an astounding 76 hours engrossed in a single gaming session.

Natalia Diaz - Game Reviewer

Natalia Diaz

Natalia is one of our talented game reviewers who brings a unique perspective and a fierce passion for gaming to our team. Natalia’s love for popular titles such as PUBG, Fortnite, and Valorant reflects her appreciation for competitive gameplay and her ability to navigate the dynamic landscapes of these multiplayer experiences.

As a dedicated gamer, Natalia’s choice of games showcases her prowess in the realm of first-person shooters and her affinity for strategic and skill-based gameplay. Her in-depth knowledge of these titles allows her to provide insightful reviews that delve into the mechanics, balance, and overall player experience. Natalia’s expertise adds a valuable dimension to our game reviews, ensuring that readers receive a comprehensive understanding of the games they are interested in

Derek Harding - Game Reviewer

Derek Harding

With a particular fondness for titles like Call of Duty, Team Fortress 2, and Risk of Rain, Derek brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to our team. Derek’s love for these games highlights his appreciation for different genres and gameplay styles. From the fast-paced action of Call of Duty to the strategic team dynamics of Team Fortress 2 and the challenging rogue-lite elements of Risk of Rain, his diverse gaming preferences allow him to provide a well-rounded perspective on various gameplay mechanics, visual aesthetics, and immersive experiences.

As a game reviewer, Derek’s in-depth knowledge of these titles allows him to analyze and critique their strengths and weaknesses effectively. His reviews provide readers with valuable insights into gameplay dynamics, narrative depth, and overall player experience.

Evan Dungey- eSports Analyst

Evan Dungey

With an avid interest in the world of esports, Evan dives deep into the thrilling realm of professional gaming to provide expert analysis and commentary that enriches our readers’ understanding and appreciation of this dynamic industry.

Evan’s deep-rooted love for esports fuels his dedication to studying the strategies, tactics, and performances of professional players and teams across various competitive titles. His extensive knowledge of the esports landscape allows him to dissect matches, analyze gameplay patterns, and provide in-depth insights into the ever-evolving metagame. Whether it’s breaking down the intricate team dynamics in a MOBA or highlighting the precise mechanical skills exhibited in a first-person shooter, Evan’s expertise offers our readers a valuable perspective on the thrilling world of esports.

Oscar Wang - Tech Journalist

Oscar Wang

As the Tech Journalist on our site, Oscar plays a vital role in exploring the intersection of technology and gaming, keeping our readers informed about the latest advancements, trends, and innovations shaping the gaming landscape.

With a deep understanding of gaming servers, hosting technologies, and the latest hardware and software developments, Oscar collaborates closely with our hosting specialist and game reviewers to provide a comprehensive perspective on the technical aspects of gaming. His technical acumen and collaborative approach make him an invaluable member of our team.

Editorial Standards

We believe in providing our users with content that is not only informative but also embodies the values of originality, thorough research, and transparency.

We take pride in delivering unique and fresh perspectives on the gaming tools and resources we review. Our dedicated team of experts goes beyond surface-level analysis, delving deep into each product to uncover its true strengths and weaknesses. We believe that original content is essential to help you make informed decisions and discover the most innovative and effective solutions available.

To ensure accuracy and reliability, we uphold stringent research standards. We invest substantial time and effort into testing and evaluating gaming tools meticulously. We endure the frustrations of glitches, lost progress, absence of mods, and choppy processing, all in the pursuit of providing you with comprehensive insights. Our commitment to research means that we leave no stone unturned, giving you a thorough understanding of the products we review and the potential challenges you may encounter.

Transparency is also a cornerstone of our editorial approach. We strive to deliver content that is honest and impartial. We remain committed to presenting our findings with integrity and authenticity, ensuring that the recommendations we make are in your best interest as a gamer.

At Hypernia, we are driven by a passion for gaming and a genuine desire to enhance your gaming experience. Our commitment to maintaining rigorous editorial standards ensures that our content is reliable, trustworthy, and valuable.


Ethical Standards


At Hypernia, we are committed to upholding the highest ethical standards in all aspects of our operations. Our dedication to integrity, transparency, and responsibility is reflected in our approach to every review, article, and recommendation that we make.

We recognize the responsibility that comes with providing gaming-related content to our audience. We follow strict guidelines to ensure that our reviews are unbiased and that our recommendations are based solely on our findings. We conduct thorough evaluations of every product we review, ensuring that our recommendations are based solely on merit and not influenced by external factors.

Moreover, safeguarding the privacy and security of our users is of utmost importance to us. We adhere to strict data protection policies, and we respect the privacy of our users. We do not share any user data with third parties, and we take all necessary measures to safeguard user information.

We also believe in being socially responsible and giving back to our community. We actively support charitable causes and initiatives that promote the well-being of our society.

Editorial Review Process

Our editorial review process is not just a job—it’s a personal commitment to delivering the best content to our valued users. We understand that quality is paramount, and every step we take ensures accurate, fair, and insightful reviews.

When we gain access to a product, we carefully select reviewers who possess the specific expertise in that particular area. Our team consists of dedicated individuals who are passionate about gaming and have a deep understanding of the industry. This allows us to provide in-depth and knowledgeable assessments, backed by years of experience.

To maintain the highest standards of integrity, we have a strict policy in place. If a writer or reviewer has a close personal relationship with someone within the company responsible for developing the product we’re reviewing, they will not be assigned to the article. We believe in the importance of independence and objectivity, ensuring that our evaluations are free from any conflicts of interest.

Our evaluations are comprehensive and objective, highlighting both the strengths and weaknesses of each product. We aim to paint a complete picture, giving you a transparent view of what to expect. We take pride in going above and beyond, immersing ourselves in gameplay and enduring the glitches, lost progress, absence of mods, and choppy processing to truly understand the user experience. Our commitment to experiencing the product firsthand allows us to provide authentic and genuine insights.

Our team carefully reviews and edits each article to ensure clarity, coherence, and accuracy. We strive to present the information in a way that is easily understandable, ensuring that our reviews are accessible to users of all backgrounds and expertise levels.

We believe that staying current is not just important—it’s essential. We understand that you rely on us to provide you with the most relevant and timely information to make well-informed decisions about your gaming experiences. Whether it’s exploring new releases, engaging with developers, or testing the latest gaming tools, we make it our mission to stay on top of the current trends and advancements.

User Feedback and Corrections

With a commitment to keeping you informed and engaged, we publish a wide range of articles every week, covering the latest trends and tools. And while our writers and editors work diligently to ensure the accuracy of the information, we recognize that even with our best efforts, occasional errors or outdated details may occur.

As such, we welcome your feedback and suggestions to help us improve our content. If you come across any factual errors, inconsistencies, or outdated information in our articles, we encourage you to reach out to us. Your corrections help us rectify any inaccuracies and ensure that our content remains reliable and trustworthy. We believe that fostering an open and collaborative relationship with our users is crucial to creating a dynamic and engaging community.