Top Ten Games of the 2000s

The 2000s marked a time of change as developers began to embrace 3D environments fulls, the fads of the ‘90s began to slip away, and online features started to reign supreme. It was here that I began to explore more of what is important in a game for me, and while some of those tastes … Continue reading Top Ten Games of the 2000s

Revisiting Halo Reach | A Bitter-Sweet Full-Circle Experience

The Halo series was on fire at the end of the first decade of the 2000s. It seemed like the series would stay at the top with Call of Duty for years to come, but that isn’t the way things played out. Bungie, the original developers of Halo, was planning on taking a stepping back … Continue reading Revisiting Halo Reach | A Bitter-Sweet Full-Circle Experience

Top Ten Intros in Gaming History

A game’s introduction is one of the most important obstacles that a developer must work with. It is the space where the story, characters, and gameplay are all put into focus. It’s the first impression that the player will begin to pick apart in their head. A strong start to a game can set the … Continue reading Top Ten Intros in Gaming History

10 Best Moments in Dark Souls

Dark Souls is a series that prides itself on the individual struggle. It often creates its own stories that way which makes my adventure in Lordran potentially much different from your own despite the linearity of the game.  However, there are plenty of shared experiences that people can share with this title and those are … Continue reading 10 Best Moments in Dark Souls

Sable Review

Sable is one of those games where I became hooked the moment I saw it. I didn’t even need to see gameplay to know that I was going to play it when it released. The game takes direct inspiration from artist Moebius, and it’s breathtaking to look at. Moebius’ surreal otherworldly aesthetic translates perfectly to … Continue reading Sable Review

Ranking Every Mainline Halo Game from Worst to Best

The Halo series holds a special place in my heart, and with the release of Halo Infinite finally here, I think it’s time that I open up and say definitively what my favorite games in the series are. I will be ranking these entries exclusively on their single-player content. Though I enjoy many of these … Continue reading Ranking Every Mainline Halo Game from Worst to Best

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 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