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

Revisiting Super Mario Sunshine but I Try to Go Hover-Less

Mario Sunshine is one of those games that is fun to rag on for its weird water gimmick and going green marketing. It’s a weird standout in Mario’s platforming catalog but it’s one that I am obsessed with. Mario Odyssey is my favorite modern 3D platformer objectively, but when it comes to the sounds and … Continue reading Revisiting Super Mario Sunshine but I Try to Go Hover-Less

Revisiting Dark Souls | A Clunky Masterpiece

The first time I played Dark Souls, I was a senior in high school and I thought I was the best when it came to every video game (that wasn’t League of Legends). Dark Souls taught me a little humility. I struggled and spent hours upon hours trying to understand how to be better at … Continue reading Revisiting Dark Souls | A Clunky Masterpiece

10 Things in Pokemon Legends: Arceus You Probably Didn’t Know

After years of having the same stagnant formula present in the mainline series, Pokemon Legends: Arceus finally mixes it up and gives us a world that can be fully explored in 3D.  Legends Arceus sticks you in the action from the getgo and doesn’t let go. This new level of freedom for the franchise has … Continue reading 10 Things in Pokemon Legends: Arceus You Probably Didn’t Know

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Review | The Best Pokemon Game in Years

Pokemon was the first game series that captured my imagination. I didn’t even need to really play the game to enjoy it. I played Silver version before I could even read, so my first playthrough was just me battling Sentrets with my Cyndaquil for months. I just liked spending time with my little fire echidna.  … Continue reading Pokemon Legends: Arceus Review | The Best Pokemon Game in Years

My Top 10 Favorite Pokemon Games of All Time

The Pokemon series was my absolute favorite as a kid, and I have continued to have a love-hate relationship with it into my adult life. It’s a series designed for kids, but it’s one that I seem to have a hard time letting go of completely. Every character and Pokemon brings up so many memories … Continue reading My Top 10 Favorite Pokemon Games of All Time

The Best Christmas Inspired Levels in Gaming

Oh, the holidays. A time to get together with friends and loved ones to celebrate the joys of what makes this time special. However, this year, after a lengthy move, I am sitting in my studio apartment alone. But that won’t stop me from celebrating in other ways. If I can’t go out and celebrate, … Continue reading The Best Christmas Inspired Levels in Gaming

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 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

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