Ni No Kuni 2 DLC Revealed

Ni No Kuni 2

Fans of Ni No Kuni series should be happy to hear that Ni No Kuni 2 DLC is coming soon. The Tale of aTimeless Tome has main protagonist Evan and his crew chasing after a tuxedo-adorned rabbit. Publisher Bandai Namco gave more details in a release: “The Tale of a Timeless Tome begins with Evan and […]

Culture of Gaming’s Top 49 Video Game Antagonists

Humans love to hate things; the internet has proven that time and time again. Whether it be a political candidate, a corporate entity, or a YouTube Rewind, we have a plethora of villains stored up in our psyche, real or perceived. But sometimes, particularly in fiction, a villain can be a balancing factor; a hurdle […]

Was Kingdom Hearts III Worth the Wait?

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After over a decade of waiting for a new mainline Kingdom Hearts game to release, Square Enix and Tetsuya Nomura have finally graced us with Kingdom Hearts III. Was the final product worth the 13 year wait though? Since we are now a week away from release, Aidan Simonds is going to join me as […]

It’s Okay To Love Games That Are “Just Okay”

Jump Force is coming out this month. While part of me possesses some hesitation about the game, the other part of me is excited beyond belief to play something where the mechanics just look okay. After all, the concept of the game is bringing some of my favorite anime characters together in one fighting game […]

Square Enix Trademarks “HD-2D” from Octopath Traveler

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There’s no denying that Octopath Traveler had a stunning art style, whether you enjoyed the combat or not. Combining graphics of the 16-bit SNES era with modern lighting and fog effects, Octopath Traveler blew us away visually when it released last summer. It would be nice if more games took on this gorgeous art direction, right? […]

JRPGs: Gaming’s Acquired Taste

What are JRPGs? JRPGs are pretty much responsible for the creation of the RPG genre, and have heavily influenced games ever since they became a thing. A JRPG is a Japanese Role-Playing Game. This basically just means that the game was developed by a Japanese team, and they usually have certain styles and tropes associated […]

Culture of Gaming’s 50 Greatest Video Game Weapons

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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 […]

Retro Rumble Podcast Episode #04: Final Fantasy Part II – The PlayStation Era

Hello everyone! After some delay, may we present to you Episode 4 of the Retro Rumble podcast, and the second part of our Final Fantasy discussion! Join Culture of Gaming’s own Mike, David and Aidan as they discuss the PlayStation era of the legendary RPG series, Final Fantasy. Don’t forget you can watch our next […]