This is a Great Time to be a Gamer

If, like me, you always look forward to writing your Christmas list and filling it with all the games you’d like, then this year you won’t be short of titles to choose from. It seems that every time I go online I see another update about an imminent game release. The last few years have given us some gems: Horizon Zero Dawn; Legend of Zelda: … Continue reading This is a Great Time to be a Gamer

An Assassin’s Creed Retrospective: Has The Series Lost Its Way?

In 2007, Ubisoft released Assassin’s Creed: a game whose franchise would form one of the pillars of their future success. It was quite a novel idea: take an action adventure game with some fantastic ideas about alternate history, and then craft an interesting Sci-Fi-esque story that frames the entire experience. To be honest, while the first Assassin’s Creed title had some issues in terms of … Continue reading An Assassin’s Creed Retrospective: Has The Series Lost Its Way?

6 Great Games Successfully Funded on Kickstarter

Three years ago, some fellows that worked at Rare  came back together to bring back that collect-a-thon nostalgia. Kickstarter has been an excellent platform for game developers, and any creative design for that matter. This feature focuses  on some great Kickstarter success stories, with a thumbs up to those who funded them. I will look into what made the games successful, not just in terms … Continue reading 6 Great Games Successfully Funded on Kickstarter

It’s Okay To Leave A Game Unfinished

It’s 2AM. You’ve been playing the latest triple-A release for several, forced hours now, trying your absolute hardest to get as far as possible. You just want to finish the game, get it off your list and move on. You don’t understand what’s going on. This is a game you’ve been looking forward to for months, and it’s all your friends can talk about. You’ve … Continue reading It’s Okay To Leave A Game Unfinished

10 Most Irritating Video Game Characters

Games have given us memorable characters that we will always have a place in their hearts due to their comedic values, edgy styles and personalities; from Super Mario to Snake. Characters and story lines are an integral part of the recipe when developing a prospective game. But, similar to life, you will always come across a character that will grate your cheese! With that in mind, let’s take … Continue reading 10 Most Irritating Video Game Characters

Most Stressful Moments In Gaming

Video games are meant to entertain us, but there are times when they can really stress us out. Whether it’s a singular moment that grates or just the game in general that can really raise your cortisol levels, sometimes it all gets a little too much. Without further ado, let’s take a look at some pretty stressful moments in gaming. These are in no particular … Continue reading Most Stressful Moments In Gaming

Anticlimactic and Disappointing Bosses

Every game deserves a brilliant villain, there is often more than one, and you know in the end you are going to meet your arch nemesis and defeat them in a blaze of glory that will be remembered for generations to come. So it is always a little disappointing when you reach the games climax and they put up no challenge whatsoever or it simply … Continue reading Anticlimactic and Disappointing Bosses