My Thoughts on Halo Infinite Before Launch

It’s finally here. Halo Infinite is releasing next week after years of speculation, hype, disappointment, confusion, and backlash. For better or worse, it’s coming, and we know a few things going into the release already as well as a few new things that 343 has been drip-feeding us to keep the excitement strong.  It’s been … Continue reading My Thoughts on Halo Infinite Before Launch

We Need to Move Past This One-Size-Fits-All Mentality with Game Design

Console wars have been a time-honored tradition going back to the second generation of consoles but made infamous by the Sega and Nintendo console race of the nineties. The battle between Mario and Sonic created allegiances to brands that bordered on the romantic. People would defend their choice in hardware to the bitter end, and … Continue reading We Need to Move Past This One-Size-Fits-All Mentality with Game Design

Mario Party Superstars Review

This is a little different from the usual stuff that I review for this blog, but my nostalgia couldn’t keep me away from writing about it. I have not bought a Mario Party game since Mario Party 2 for various reasons over the years, but the most recent reasons have been that the games just … Continue reading Mario Party Superstars Review

Top Ten Worlds to Explore in Gaming

Growing up, we didn’t have much money to go anywhere. The rare opportunities I was able to get to a beach or lake are some of the best memories I have. This is why games that allowed me to explore unique open worlds have always had a soft spot in my heart. The chance to … Continue reading Top Ten Worlds to Explore in Gaming

Revisiting Halo 5: Guardians | A Troubled Follow-Up

As we come down to the final few weeks until Halo Infinite’s release, it may have become obvious that I have a huge soft spot for the Halo franchise. It’s one of the few shooters that I still actively play both offline and online. It has some of my favorite memories in gaming of all … Continue reading Revisiting Halo 5: Guardians | A Troubled Follow-Up

Top Ten Halloween Inspired Settings in Gaming

We are in the throes of spooky month and you know what that means: all the Halloween content. Developers love incorporating holiday themes from real life to add a little bit of spice to their games. It can be an easy-themed level to put the player in a particular mindset, it can be an update … Continue reading Top Ten Halloween Inspired Settings in Gaming

Revisiting Outlast | A Classic Hide and Seek Horror Experience

There are few games that can instill fear in me even after I completed them, and Outlast seems to be one of them. I haven’t played the game since around 2015, and I hardly remember any of it at this point. I guess that could be a good thing and a bad thing because I … Continue reading Revisiting Outlast | A Classic Hide and Seek Horror Experience

Top Ten Horror Games

I may play a lot of platformers and shooters, but horror games are definitely up there for some of my favorite gaming experiences. With Halloween right around the corner, I thought this would be a great opportunity to talk about something I don’t get nearly enough opportunities to do: scary video games. The horror genre … Continue reading Top Ten Horror Games

Revisiting Dead Space 3 | A Terrifying Change in Direction

The original Dead Space was a refreshing new survival horror game that made players freeze whenever they heard “Twinkle Twinkle Little Star.” It was a breathtakingly well-made horror game that used its sound and visuals to inspire fear in the player. Dead Space 2 was an excellent follow-up that sidelined a few of the horror … Continue reading Revisiting Dead Space 3 | A Terrifying Change in Direction

Top Ten Video Game Consoles

We are currently in the early days of the newest video game generation with the Xbox Series X|S and the PS5. As I prepare to move states, I’m looking to make my relocation even more expensive by researching what console I want to dedicate the next few years of my life to, but neither are … Continue reading Top Ten Video Game Consoles