Why are we so fascinated by monsters? We’re afraid of them, and yet we can’t help but be excited every time we hear a great monster story or watch a fantastic creature film. Throughout most of our lives, our fascination with monsters remains.
“Zombies, zombies everywhere!” is something you might have muttered to yourself about the state of pop culture, or of the world in general. Even though we can pretty much agree that too many movies and games run to the zombie well for content, there’s still hope.
Why Keep the Flawed Masterpiece GTA V So Stupid, When It Could At Least Be Irreverent and Clever?
I recently finished a fifty-five-hour playthrough of Grand Theft Auto V. It is a brilliant achievement. It’s a ridiculously fun game. It’s also a very disappointing game.
A lighthouse, rain and a husky monologue, all framed together in wide angle. If you’re thinking that this describes a scene in every romantic coming-of-age move ever made, you would be right.
Zelda is one of the most iconic franchises of gaming, and of pop-culture in general. If you don’t know what this franchise is about, you’ve probably gotten many looks of disbelief from your gamer friends.
One of the blurbs which Loadout ran with described it as “Looney tunes as directed by Quentin Tarantino.” That quote is incredibly accurate. If you’ve never heard of Loadout before, think of it as Team Fortress meets Borderlands meets Quake III.
Do you remember playing Diablo III or Tomb Raider and thinking “Wow, it would be so amazing if they could make an isometric Lara Croft game!”? No? Well, you’re not alone.
Retro Review: Advance Wars Is as Accessible, Challenging, and Fun as Ever
Advance Wars for the Game Boy Advance has an unusual release history. Originally intended as a Japanese exclusive because Nintendo didn’t think Westerners would be into turn-based strategy (TBS), this classic game eventually released first in North America…on September 10, 2001.
In part 1 of this article, I discussed the outlier all-time bestsellers, games that stand alone in making the bestseller list by doing something unique:
To grow and improve is a desire that most all of us share. Whether in video gaming, software development, or business in general. Yet, in order to grow and improve we must first be willing to acknowledge our areas of weakness;
Video games are one of the most important cultural developments of our time. The early 20th century had film, radio, and TV. The late 20th and early 21st centuries have the internet, computers, and video games.
A new King’s Quest? Remastered Day of the Tentacle joining Grim Fandango as LucasArts games I can finally play again? And…an UNupdated Final Fantasy VII on PS4? One of these things is not like the other.