The Nintendo GameCube was Nintendo’s fourth home video game console. The console itself may not be the best selling retro gaming console. On the other hand the game library has some of the best variety of games ever made.
The Intro: Boy meets girl. Girl meets boy. Boy and girl fall in love. Boy conceives a host of badass children with girl and together, they head into dungeons and fight off dangerous monsters. Wait, what? Yes, you read that correctly.
A couple years back, while visiting with family over Thanksgiving, my cousins and siblings and I started playing the card game we call King Peasant (though it’s also called a lot of other things around the world).
The Intro: Have you ever looked at Scrat from the Ice Age movies and wondered what it would be like to run around, scrounging for nuts, all while trying to save your hide from enemies who aren’t particularly fond of you?
The Intro: Among the many games that use revisionist history plots, Wolfenstein has always been one of the most interesting. As one of the games that pioneered the entire FPS genre, the Wolfenstein series of games has long played with the idea of Nazi oppression, the human capacity for extreme violence and blended it with just fun shooting action.
The Intro: If you’ve been playing Mario Kart for any amount of time, you might have observed that certain people are drawn to certain kinds of powerups. For example, people who love the lightning bolt seem to enjoy creating havoc on the racetrack.
The Last of Us Gives You Control of a New Kind of Protagonist—and You May Not Like It SPOILER NOTE: This post contains major plot spoilers for The Last of Us. The post also discusses Grand Theft Auto IV, Enslaved: Odyssey to the West, and Shadow of the Colossus, but without any specific plot spoilers (just general comparisons of morality in stories).
The Intro: In today’s day and age, across all platforms, it’s fair to say that there are probably too many first-person shooter games. More precisely, there are so many of them around that it is hard to get excited about an FPS game anymore.