Halo 3 is one of the biggest games ever. It completely dominated online matchmaking the first couple of years that it was out. Only Call of Duty stood any chance in matching its numbers and thanks to the community tools available in Halo 3, Bungie had made it easy for players to keep coming back … Continue reading Revisiting Halo 3: ODST
There are hundreds of memorable moments in games, but often, there doesn’t appear to be a distinction between narrative and player experience. The Halo series, for instance, is jam-packed with memorable story moments, but how many of those are memorable gameplay moments? I wanted to go back and relive parts of my childhood to see … Continue reading Top Ten Gameplay Moments in the Halo Series (So Far)
Dead Space is one of my favorite series of all time. I was too terrified to even beat the first game until I had played through Dead Space 2 in 2011. At the time, Dead Space 2 was easier for me to charge into, and it gave me the confidence to beat the original scares … Continue reading Revisiting Dead Space 2
For a majority of video games, weapons are one of the, if not the only, way to interact with the world. The best weapons are the ones that have three things: unique/iconic design, fun to use, and some reason for that weapon to exist. That last part is not only the rarest but also the … Continue reading Top Ten Weapons in Gaming
Finally, after almost a decade of radio silence, EA announced that Dead Space would be making a return. At the EA Play’s Live event, all the big upcoming EA titles and updates were shown, like Battlefield and the next Apex legend, but it wasn’t until the final minutes of the presentation that things got juicy. … Continue reading Dead Space is Making a Return!
I have never been too engrossed in Greek mythology. It has frequently felt overdone or uninspired with its constant reimaginings that more or less make the Greek myth characters feel like one-dimensional cardboard cutouts. However, that’s not the case with how Hades portrays these famous heroes. Everyone from the big three gods of Zeus, Poseidon, … Continue reading Hades | Backlog Review
Nothing beats a good skybox in a game. While it might not be the most thought-about aspect by the player, it really is the cherry on top that completes the entire feel of the game. A well done skybox will allow the player to marvel at everything from the rocks at their feet to the stars … Continue reading Top Ten Skyboxes in Gaming
I was always planning on waiting to get my next-gen console. It’s what I do now, as I never see a reason to be an early adopter for systems that have few games to begin with and I always have games I need to play anyway. However, this time has been different. I wanted to … Continue reading Did the Pandemic Help Microsoft?
E3 is always an exciting time because you know there is going to be at least one thing that you can't wait you get your hands on and play. Luckily for me, I had multiple things that made me reach for my wallet before seeing that some didn't even have a definitive date yet. However, … Continue reading The Best Announcements at E3 2021
Video game levels used to be one of the most iconic pieces of a video game's identity, but nowadays games are using the device less as a theming tool as open-world design becomes more popular and feasible. There are more open-world games now than ever before which are just one big map like GTA (those … Continue reading Top Ten Levels in Video Games Before 2010