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 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 Skyboxes in Gaming

Nothing beats a good skybox in a game. While it might not be the most thought-about aspect by the player, it really is the cherry on top that completes the entire feel of the game. A well done skybox will allow the player to marvel at everything from the rocks at their feet to the stars … Continue reading Top Ten Skyboxes in Gaming

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

Revisiting The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

It's been four years since the Nintendo Switch and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild released in North America. At the time, I was just a junior in college doing my best to save money. I had recently sold my Xbox to buy some last minute books and all I had was my … Continue reading Revisiting The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

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 Boss Battles of the 2010s

I have been playing through Cyber Shadow and as I was doing so I couldn't help but contemplate how well designed the bosses in that game are. I began to think back to some of my favorite bosses and realized that there were some great standout encounters in the past decade, many of them most … Continue reading My Top Ten Boss Battles of the 2010s

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