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

Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus | Backlog Review

I was pleasantly surprised by Wolfenstein: The New Order. The gunplay was fast-paced and arcadey, the levels were varied and interesting, and the plot and characters were a lot more detailed than I thought they would be. Of course, I had my issues with the first, like the heavy-handed symbolism and monologues or the headquarters … Continue reading Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus | Backlog Review

Dark Souls 3 | Backlog Review

I have always had a love-hate relationship with the Souls games. The emphasis on challenge, exploration, and experimentation is something that I am really drawn toward. However, as someone who was balancing school and a career, it became really difficult to actually put the time in the series required to give it a fair shot … Continue reading Dark Souls 3 | Backlog Review

Top Ten Xbox 360 Games

Everyone has that one console that has been integral to the growth of their gaming identity and though the N64 was my first personal console, the Xbox 360 was when I first had disposable income. I had the opportunity to explore the medium like never before. It was great. There were so many influential games … Continue reading Top Ten Xbox 360 Games

Cyber Shadow Review

Developers are still struggling to overcome some of the challenges of the pandemic but last month we were able to see the release of several highly anticipated games including Cyber Shadow which was developed by just one man, Aarne Hunziker. Cyber Shadow takes a lot of inspiration from classic games like Mega Man and Ninja … Continue reading Cyber Shadow Review