End the Console Wars Already

The Console Wars of the 90’s Console wars have been going on for a very long time. In the late 80’s/early 90’s, Sega and Nintendo were duking it out for the most popular name in video games. Nintendo was releasing the Super Nintendo Entertainment System, and with it, the biggest name in video game history: […]

Scalpers Who Suck the Joy Out of Gaming

Scalpers

So, today unfortunately there is a shortage of the collection bundle of Kingdom Hearts: The Story So Far. It’s a collection of 9 games, which are essentially the two discs already released on PS4. While we learn to live with it, people have legitimately bought massive amounts of copies just for the purposes of reselling. […]

The Elusive Line Between Enjoyable And Unenjoyable Games

Ultimately when we sit down to play a new video game, we are trying to see how much fun we can have with it. Sometimes we’re with our friends. Sometimes we are going on a solo adventure. But what do you do when a game you were otherwise having fun with, has glaring noticeable flaws? […]

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 […]

Conventions: Last Minute Preparations

Conventions

Let’s say there is something you want to go to. A simple event where like-minded people gather: conventions. This could be for various reasons, such as video games, cosplay, photography, or curiosity. With myself attending a convention very soon and at the last possible minute, people ask, “How do you do it?” I just look […]

Single-Player PS4 Exclusives That Boost Sony’s Rep

Single-Player PS4 Exclusives

Single-player of 2018, by EA’s standards, is more of a niche genre. However, it’s far more than that. It’s an experience that sometimes others just want to partake in by themselves. There are people who want to play games without distraction or some kid yelling inside their ear. Give us a compelling story, and we […]