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 […]

Terrible Snow and Ice Levels in Video Games

The holidays are here and with that terrible news also comes the realization that it is time for snow and ice. After getting over a foot of snow this Sunday, I am feeling pretty salty towards the whole idea of winter. It might be because it reminds me of my dark, cold heart, but let’s […]

Super Smash Bros Blog Summary Sep 24 to Sep 30

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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 […]

CoG’s 25 Greatest 3D Platformers of All Time

Since the days of the N64 and PS1, we’ve fallen in love over and over again with 3D platformers. Sure, there might not be hundreds of them to choose from, but the few that are out there have captured our hearts and imaginations since we were kids. They’ve taken us through vibrant mascot-filled worlds, with intense […]

Are Console Exclusives Good News?

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Gamescom is finally here and a bunch of games will receive announcements, release dates and hopefully, playable gameplay demos. All eyes will turn towards Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo to see what they can offer in way of exclusives. Whilst this games development tactic may not always be the best for the consumer, it is extremely […]

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 […]

Super Smash Bros Blog Summary June 25 to July 1

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As we continue our painfully long journey towards the release of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate the Smash Blog keeps us fans alive on an IV drip of updates. Most of the news from the previous week was already common knowledge to anybody who watched Smash coverage from E3. However, there was one small bit of […]

Power Up Podcast Episode 22 – E3 predictions & Sonic Movie disgust

In this weeks Power Up Podcast, Anthony and Taylor are joined by Mike and Aidan as they have a pre E3 debate, Discuss the state of Video Game Live-action Movies (predominantly the Upcoming Sonic Movie) and much more. Our goal for this month is to reach 100 YouTube Subs, & with your help, we are […]