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 […]

Power Up Podcast #56 – Prime 4 Canceled & AC Odyssey Controversy

Welcome once again to another Culture of Gaming power Up Podcast. In this weeks show, Taylor discusses the recent Anthem Open Demo thoughts and what exactly was lacking from the game. Could this be a hard launch for Bioware and did they make a mistake with Anthem? Next Up, Andrew delves deep with the recent […]

Metroid Prime 4 Development Pulls a Complete Restart

Metroid Prime

In a 3-minute video posted on the Nintendo UK channel, development head Shinya Takahashi has sadly confirmed that Metroid Prime 4’s development is pulling a complete restart. This is due to the level of quality not meeting Nintendo’s extremely high standards. A Tough Decision for the Sake of Quality As Takahashi puts it: “The current […]

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 […]

The Five Best Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Character Reveals

With the latest Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Direct that occurred recently, we now know of the entire initial fighter roster for the game. With a total of 74 characters (including echo fighters), fans can surely look forward to trying out tons of combinations during matches. With that said, we thought it would be fun to look […]

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 […]

Super Smash Bros Blog Summary Sep 24 to Sep 30

Smash Bros

Last week we all came seven days closer to death. Yet, we can find solace in the fact that we are one week close to Sakurai’s masterpiece. We are but eight weeks away from Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Stay strong my friends. You will be rewarded in the next life for staying faithful. Your next […]

Game Crossovers That Actually Make Sense

For as long as fiction has existed, people have always wondered, “What would happen if my favorite characters that could never meet actually met?” Crossovers are nothing new in video games. From character brawlers like Smash Bros bringing Solid Snake in contact with Wario’s farts, to a hint that The Last of Us is the […]