Top Ten Worlds to Explore in Gaming

Growing up, we didn’t have much money to go anywhere. The rare opportunities I was able to get to a beach or lake are some of the best memories I have. This is why games that allowed me to explore unique open worlds have always had a soft spot in my heart. The chance to … Continue reading Top Ten Worlds to Explore in Gaming

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

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

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

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

Top Ten Beaches in Gaming

It has been quite some time since I have been able to get away for a weekend at the beach. If it wasn’t for a recent move, I would have made this the year but that, unfortunately, isn’t the case. So to help myself get over my lack of vacation, I have decided to revisit … Continue reading Top Ten Beaches in Gaming

Top Ten Gameplay Moments in the Halo Series (So Far)

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)

Top Ten Weapons in Gaming

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

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