Culture of Gaming’s Best Indies of 2018

Winner – Celeste Celeste is one of the most fascinating indie games in years, telling a compelling narrative through simple 16-bit graphics. But if Celeste’s beautiful portrayal of mental illness and depression isn’t enough to sell you on the game, you should know that mechanically, it’s one of the best indies of all time. Every […]

Nintendo Switch Ownership Guide

The Nintendo Switch is nearly two years old as we come to the end of 2018, and the holiday season is well upon us. The Switch is a hotter item than ever. In fact, Nintendo announced in a press release that according to Adobe Analytics, in the US, the Switch broke the all time record for […]

20 Gaming Gifts for the 2018 Holiday Season

Gaming Gifts

2018 was a fantastic year for video games. We got surprise indie hits like Celeste, cinematic open-world adventures like Red Dead Redemption 2, and chaotic fighting games like Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. In a year with so many hard-hitters, it’s not surprising that more and more people are learning to love and appreciate the gaming medium. This holiday […]

The Top 25 2D Platformers of All Time

Platformers are the skeleton of the video game industry. Whether it be the classic masterpieces of the 80s and 90s, or the modern indie platformers of today, we at Culture of Gaming love some good ol’ fashioned running and jumping – you might say that some of us are even adamant about it. So like […]

The 5 Best Games of 2018 (So Far)

The first half of 2018 has delivered some spectacular games. Though we still have about five months remaining in the year, it seems safe to say that some potential Game of the Year contenders have already surfaced. From big-budget titles to small indie projects, 2018 has given birth to some of the greatest gaming experiences […]

The Rise and Fall and Rise of The Platformer

Before the internet/computer age and first-person shooters, there was a time when consoles were the dominant forces in the video game industry. Beloved TV-boxes like the NES, Sega Genesis and Super Nintendo were leading the video game industry almost single-handedly, delivering great experiences on some of the most powerful hardware of the time. While the […]

Top Five Best Nintendo Consoles

When given the task of making a top five consoles list, I came to the realization that I do not have much experience with certain consoles such as any of the Atari or Jaguar consoles. Then I thought of the company of which I have had the most experience and fond memories. I thought of […]