Who Are the Leaked Smash Bros Characters?

After Joker from Persona 5 was announced as the first DLC character for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, the possibilities for the other DLC fighters seemed endless. And if Screenrant’s “proven tipster” is correct, the future DLC characters maintain that theme. Those characters are: Doomguy-Doom Steve-Minecraft Ryu Hayabusa-Ninja Gaiden Erdrick-Dragon Quest A glance at the future of each of these franchises […]

Culture of Gaming’s 50 Greatest Video Game Weapons

Video game weapons

Video games are a violent medium. We shoot, stab, slice, nuke, punch, bulldoze, swing, and skewer our way through baddies… and all for what? For the cathartic, sadistic pleasure of pretending to kill something without consequences? Well… yeah! It’s because of the same adrenaline rush we get from watching an action movie or reading a […]

Culture of Gaming’s Top 10 Black Friday Deals

BLACK FRIDAY IS SO CLOSE NOW YOU CAN ALMOST TASTE IT! with that being said, here are our picks of what you should pick up during this year’s Black Friday sales. From Doom to Black Ops 4, everything is here in this list including a couple of games from last year as well.   Let […]

Half-life and Ocarina of Time, 20 Years Later

Half-life Ocarina of Time

November 1998 – one of the most important months in the video game industry. It was on this month, 20 years ago, that two massively influential video games graced the earth. They were entirely different games – separated by genre, thematic tone, and even the PC/console gap – but in an eerily similar way, they […]

Culture of Gaming’s Top 25 First-Person Shooters of All Time

First-person shooter

Love ’em or hate ’em, first person shooters have pretty much redefined the video game medium. We would argue they changed it for the better. Ever since the early 90s, the FPS genre has captured our imaginations (and sadistic pleasure) with immersive narratives, addictive gun mechanics, and fantastic online play. There’s something so addictively satisfying about […]

Super Mario Bros 3 Isn’t Perfect – But It’s More Important Than You Can Possibly Imagine

Super Mario Bros 3

Super Mario Bros 3 turns 30 this week. Crazy, huh? I was more than a decade from being born when Mario 3 graced earth, yet even I can still feel the shockwaves of its impact. In recent years, Mario 3 has consistently ranked within the highest-five range of “greatest-of-all-time” lists, and rightfully so! Mario 3 […]

Escalation Studios becomes Bethesda Game Studios Dallas

Escalation Studios to Bethesda Dallas

Bethesda’s next step towards world domination was announced by Todd Howard at Quakecon last Friday. The star game director revealed that they will be adding a second Texas studio — this time in Dallas. The game studio formerly known as Escalation Studios has been bundled into the family as Bethesda Game Studios Dallas. Here is […]