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 […]
As the age of retro plug-and-play consoles continues to rise, we as gamers continue to see the many successes and failures that come with it. While consoles such as the SNES Classic and the NES Classic amazed the community both financially and critically, others didn’t fare as well. The most recent that comes to mind […]
How does one define a hero? Some would say a hero must defy all the odds against them. Others would believe that a hero must show more kindness and compassion than all others. In reality, however, there are no set qualities that all heroes fall under. In fact, it tends to be those differences that […]
For many people, the action adventure game offers the best of both worlds. For those wanting excitement and adrenaline-pumping fun, they offer plenty of both, for people who are equally attracted to solving puzzles or using their little grey cells, many offer some real teasers to test the best of them. In hitting this sweet […]
Retconning, reimagining, rebooting, you can call the process whatever you like but taking something old and making it new again isn’t exactly a new idea. The movie industry has been doing this since 1904 when The Great Train Robbery (1903) was remade by another filmmaker a year later and in 1984 the Godzilla franchise was rebooted in The Return of Godzilla.
Tokyo Game Show 2018. Another day ended and did not disappoint. With Square Enix at the forefront, we see talks of Dragon Quest X, Kingdom Hearts 3, Dragon Quest Builders 2, and Tokyo Dolls, hosted by Gems Company. Following alongside in a separate studio we see discussions involving Chocobo’s Mystery Dungeon: Every Buddy!, The Last […]
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 film industry has long tried to find a way to capture the spirit of video games with licensed movies. We are long past the days of movies created by people who don’t understand a property or why its popular. This doesn’t mean that movies based on video games are great movies now. It just […]
We have heard a lot about him but the relationship Lara Croft has with her father is still very much a mystery. We know that Lord Croft was the most influential figure in Lara’s life.
It is said that while seeking revenge, you should dig two graves – one for your target and one for yourself. That is what Jonah Maiava tries to get Lara Croft to understand in Tomb Raider – Survivor’s Crusade #2.