The Art of Video Game Swordplay

Dark Souls

There’s something intrinsically satisfying about a good video game combat system. The way that punches or swings connect in grandiose, colorful animations; the satisfying *crunch* of a perfectly-timed hit. Whether you’re beating down CPU’s in the grimy streets of Double Dragon or taking on real players in a match of Mortal Kombat, digital expressions of close-quarters […]

Below Review (Xbox One)

below

Below is a beautiful, captivating experience that does all it can to push the player away from exploring to their heart’s content. As much as I wanted to continue diving deeper into the dark, mysterious underground world, the survival aspects of the game and the punishing high cost of dying pushed me away as much […]

Culture of Gaming’s Top 50 RPGs of All Time

Top 50 RPG's

We writers at Culture of Gaming strongly believe that role-playing games are absolutely wonderful. “But what kind of RPGs do you mean?” All of them! JRPGs, WRPGs, MMORPGs, CRPGs, action RPGs, open-world RPGs – they’re all fantastic! They’ve given us some of the richest systems, most incredible stories, and most engrossing atmospheres in the entire […]

Recycling Games

Recycling

I was ecstatic when the Spyro: Reignited Trilogy was announced. I reminisced about my fond childhood memories playing the original three games. However, the more I think about it, the more I’m realizing that perhaps remakes and remasters lead down a dark hole. To elaborate the Reignited Trilogy developers have basically remade the game from the ground […]

Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice gets a Release Date

From Software, the developers of the highly critically-acclaimed Dark Souls series and Bloodborne, has announced the release date for their upcoming title Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice. March 22, 2019, is the magic day for the highly-anticipated souls-like title, and we couldn’t be any more excited. Sekiro is shaping up to be a worthy successor to […]