Top Ten Soundtracks in Gaming

The most magical thing about video games is that they are the culmination of every other medium. They use art, music, film, and more to help create an entire world and one of the most easily recognizable components of a famous video game is its soundtrack. The moment you hear the opening to the theme … Continue reading Top Ten Soundtracks in Gaming

Top Ten Platforming Games

Platformers might be my favorite genre when they are done correctly. There was a time in the 90s when this genre reigned supreme and that is when I began to play video games. They hold a special place in my heart and there has been a slight resurgence in their popularity in recent years with … Continue reading Top Ten Platforming Games

The Best Announcements at E3 2021

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

Top Ten Levels in Video Games Before 2010

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

Reflecting on Animal Crossing: New Horizons 1 Year Later

One year ago, my job at school was figuring out how they were going to handle the logistics of students, employees, and the rising threat of a global pandemic. My co-workers and I were coping with the stress very differently to say the least, and some of us chose to whittle away the final weeks … Continue reading Reflecting on Animal Crossing: New Horizons 1 Year Later

Revisiting Mario Odyssey

2020 marked Mario's 35th anniversary jumping across our television screens and Nintendo blessed us with a collection of his first three ventures into the 3rd dimension with Super Mario 3D All-Stars. Not without controversy, 3D All-Stars offered the opportunity to play through some of Mario's classic adventures which I haven't booted up since I was … Continue reading Revisiting Mario Odyssey

Top Ten Nintendo Switch Games

The Nintendo Switch is one of my favorite consoles of all time and is a big reason I even got back into gaming a few years ago. A home console that was portable and had a growing library of fantastic indie and AAA games (whether they were last gen or not). It was a great … Continue reading Top Ten Nintendo Switch Games

My Top Ten Transformations in Gaming

Transformations are just one of hundreds of game mechanics available in a game developer's tool box but transformations can be one of the most identifiable aspects of a video game as they allow players a memorable change of pace. Over the years, there have been a number of transformations that have stuck out to me … Continue reading My Top Ten Transformations in Gaming