Why I Love: Red Dead Redemption

So, this is something new, and it might be interesting it might not be. This is for when I want to talk about a game but don't want to write a review out in its own separate format (that you will see at the end of the month). This is just me gushing (or ranting) … Continue reading Why I Love: Red Dead Redemption

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The Switch, the 3DS, and the Future of Hand-Held Gaming

I love it when this happens. I love it when we get something new, especially when it's from Nintendo. So, we're getting a little thing called the Nintendo Switch next March, and hopefully, the little thing will live up to the big hype. I've always loved Nintendo's games and products and I'm sure the Switch … Continue reading The Switch, the 3DS, and the Future of Hand-Held Gaming

Remakes, Remasters, and Re-releases

Recently, with Bethesda releasing Skyrim again people have been thinking about remakes. People are also very excited about the remake of Final Fantasy VII that is always around the corner. I personally had no interest in playing Skyrim again. There was nothing new added to the game. It is entirely a re-release. With FFVIII, it … Continue reading Remakes, Remasters, and Re-releases

What’s Great About Let’s Plays

YouTube has quickly gained popularity in the recent years. While there's all sorts of different content on the site, a lot of it is about video games. In fact, that is the kind of content I watch on the Internet. Reviews, news, and other types of game videos are very popular, but nothing has gained … Continue reading What’s Great About Let’s Plays

Are Quicktime Events Fun?

Quicktime events. Love them or hate them, they're there. Sometimes, games do them well. Sometimes, they don't. Some people say they're fun. Some say they're not. I personally enjoy them if they are done correctly. Recently, I've been playing The Order. The shooting is fine and so far it's nothing special, but there's nothing that … Continue reading Are Quicktime Events Fun?

Adventure Games Roots and the Future

During the 80s and 90s, one of the most popular genres for PCs were Adventure Games. With a focus on exploration, story, and problem and puzzle-solving these games created wonderful experiences that end up being pretty memorable. However, it seems that the golden-age adventure games aren't really the heavy hitters they used to be. In … Continue reading Adventure Games Roots and the Future