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 […]

The Art of Video Game Swordplay

There’s something intrinsically satisfying about a good video game combat system. The way that punches or swings connect in grandiose, colorful animations; the satisfying *crunch* of a perfectly-timed hit. Whether you’re beating down CPU’s in the grimy streets of Double Dragon or taking on real players in a match of Mortal Kombat, digital expressions of close-quarters […]

GFinity Elite Series Season 4 Week 1 Wrap-up

GFinity Season 4

At long last, GFinity season 4 is in full swing. The Rocket League, FIFA 19, and Street Fighter V tournaments all kicked off last week, and they didn’t disappoint. Here’s a brief recap of last weekend’s brackets. FIFA 19 The season kicked off with their first FIFA 19 competition. exceL esports and Method, two prominent […]

Gfinity Season 4 kicks off with SFV, Fifa 19 and More

GFinity Season 4

Popular UK-based eSports provider Gfinity has confirmed that their fourth Elite Series season will be returning soon. E-Sports titles FIFA 19, Rocket League¸ and Street Fighter V are all on the docket for Gfinity’s schedule. The action will kick off on October 26. Brackets for FIFA 19 will be from 6pm to 10pm BST every Friday […]

Retro Rumble Podcast Episode #07: Video Game Movies Part I

Hey guys!! It’s time for another episode of the Retro Rumble podcast! This week, host Mike is joined by Jonathan and David to begin our multiple part special on the much debated topic of video game movies. We open our discussion with three of the earliest and most notable video game movies, Super Mario Bros […]

Super Smash Bros Blog Summary Sep 10 to Sep 16

Smash Bros

What are you doing to us, Sakurai? I can understand appeasing the Daisy fans, but even the puppy dog waifu Smash Bros. fans get their wishes granted? I thought you were merciful! Apologies, I could never understand the supreme power of you, Sakurai. Forgive my mortal insolence. Isabelle will make a fine addition to the […]

Top 10 Most Iconic Video Game Mascots

Video game mascots: perhaps one of the greatest elements of the gaming industry to manifest during the 80s and 90s. Originally created as a marketing technique to attract newcomers to the then-small gaming community, video game mascots seem to have transcended to something far greater… they have become legends. These mascots can represent the worlds […]

Top Ten Street Fighter Characters

Today marks the release of Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection. What better way to celebrate the date than to list the Top Ten Street Fighter characters? Remember: this is my top ten filled with preferences, bias, and all that good stuff. Also, your list WILL differ. With that out of the way, let’s start the […]

This Week In Video Game History (Aug 28th-Sept 3rd)

  This week in video game history – one of the all-time most famous RPG’s arrives for PlayStation in the US, one of the longest running simulation series begins, a cursed Simon Belmont returns and the world is introduced to a pair of world warriors . . .   Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of its […]