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 […]

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 […]

Five Nostalgic Game Game Endings That Shook Me

We all have works of fiction that hit us hard when we were kids. Sure, some games have unforgettable moments in them. But when those moments happen at the end of a long journey, you can’t help but turn off the console and have to be alone for a while. These were the endings that […]

PS1 Classic Games List Not Such A Let Down?

The final PlayStation Classic games lineup has been announced. They are as follows: The List Grand Theft Auto Battle Arena Toshinden R4 Ridge Racer Type 4 Mr. Driller Metal Gear Solid Twisted Metal Oddworld: Abe’s Oddysee Syphon Filter Rayman  Tekken 3 Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Wild Arms Jumping Flash! Cool Boarders 2 Final Fantasy VII […]

Five Kinds of Games You Can Jump In At Any Point

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We’ve all felt that pit in our stomachs. The horror. The feeling of wanting to get into a game series, but the series has gone on for far too long. You think you would only get lost if you tried to enter the series. Never fear. I have the solution for your games. Just jump […]

What’s in a Name? An Analysis of Video Game Sequels and Reboots

A successful product warrants revisiting. As a businessman or businesswoman, what do you do when your toy, appliance, car, or smart phone nets you a boatload of profit? Leave it in the dust to die? Of course not! You capitalize on that success, creating sequels, tie-in products, merchandise and reboots to reap more rewards from […]

Top Five Metal Gear Solid Boss Fights

With the recent Retro Rumble Podcast episode focused on the Metal Gear Solid series, it got me thinking about my favorite aspects of the franchise in general. What makes the series so memorable? The personality of the franchise certainly comes to mind. Much the franchise’s personality comes from the wacky members of terrorist organizations that […]

Super Smash Bros Blog Summary July 16 To July 22

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Another week, another 7 days closer to death. Welcome to yet another week of posts on the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Blog. This time around we got some more fighter videos, there was a cuddly-looking murderous bear, and a potentially blasphemous remix of the Snake Eater theme. Don’t worry, I’m suffering just as much as […]