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 […]

Top Five Platformer Knights In Games

In this day and age, it seems that less and less people stand up for what’s right. It’s a good thing that video games still have characters that stand for chivalry and justice: the knight. The knight’s duty includes protecting his domain with a strict code. I also love platformers. Let’s look at the top […]

The Top 25 2D Platformers of All Time

Platformers are the skeleton of the video game industry. Whether it be the classic masterpieces of the 80s and 90s, or the modern indie platformers of today, we at Culture of Gaming love some good ol’ fashioned running and jumping – you might say that some of us are even adamant about it. So like […]

The Rise and Fall and Rise of The Platformer

Before the internet/computer age and first-person shooters, there was a time when consoles were the dominant forces in the video game industry. Beloved TV-boxes like the NES, Sega Genesis and Super Nintendo were leading the video game industry almost single-handedly, delivering great experiences on some of the most powerful hardware of the time. While the […]

Bloodstained Bonus Better Than The Game Itself?

Halloween has come early for the Kickstarter backers of the game Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night. The success of the campaign mirrors the successful Kickstarter project, Shovel Knight. The two campaigns created opportunity for new games to be created as well as the ones initially backed. Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night’s bonus game goes by the name of Bloodstained: […]