Category Archive: Rants and discussions

Apr 03 2014

An Open Letter to Nintendo – A Time for Innovation

For the first time in my history with video games, I think I can honestly say I am disappointed in Nintendo. While the company has always been known for making fun and enjoyable titles that cater to their fans, their recent games are barely reaching the minimum requirements for innovation. As an example, Donkey Kong’s …

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Feb 13 2014

7 Other Square Games that should be ‘Returning’

  If Lightning gets the chance to return to bore me once again with Final Fantasy XIII, then I would demand a whole new slew of Square games to come back for a remake or a sequel. I say this not only because I think it’s a good time for new and engaging RPGs to …

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Feb 06 2014

7 Titles That Could be Improved by Putting a ‘Z’ In Their Name

This article in a nutshell, and a badass image.

Whenever I think of using a Z in the title of any video game, I can only think of two things: Powering up over the course of several episodes and zombies. Because I can’t personally see a martial artist alien monkey-man get turned undead, I think it’s better to separate these two and not let …

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Jul 15 2013

Summer Slog: 7 PC Games to Suck Up Your Down Time.

I had this hat once. Greatest moment of the game, then died poorly. Just the way.

When someone plays a game, they expect to be able to relax and enjoy themselves for a period of time or to complete something within that period. This article will focus on that period of time where you lose yourself into the game due to the magnitude of your laziness. An incredible amount of gameplay …

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Apr 24 2013

They Who Game: An Ever Changing Demographic

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Welcome to a land where your wildest dreams can come true. To the left you can see the vast wastelands of Pandora; to the right Liberty City. Take a peek up and you can see the floating sky-city of Columbia. A quick flash later and spread in front of you is a desert to be …

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Mar 27 2013

Tomb Raider: Where are the Tombs?

Let’s start by saying the newly rebooted Tomb Raider is a fantastically fluid, beautiful looking action game.  It’s as close as I’ve ever got to playing a big, box-office smashing action movie on my PC. Including all the eye-candy and quickened heart beat inducing scenes that Hollywood provides. But how would you feel if you …

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Mar 05 2013

The Most Blatant Xenomorph Rip-offs in Videogames

My, how the most deadly extraterrestrial to catch the silver screen has had such an illustrious career debuting and inspiring others to create deadly psychopathic monsters from beyond the stars. The acid-bleeders are got a whole new game for themselves released by Sega and Gearbox last month, so it’s fair to say that more humans …

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Jan 24 2013

The Best Uses for Snow in Videogames

Come closer. Winter's guardian has much to share.

Matthews pines for snow in the real world by reflecting on it in the virtual one.

Jan 08 2013

Iron-Clad Mayhem: The Most Hot-Blooded Games About Giant Robots

Yeah, this actually exists in Japan. Yeah, pretty much a nation of incredible nerds.

Okay, is there anything more awesome than a Giant Robot? I believe most of those with their hands down are ignorant or simply too busy whining on Tumblr about their feels. Robots have always been cool because they are mechanical and can do things we can’t…but when we control them and kick all kinds of …

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Dec 07 2012

Dancing Mad: The Best Depictions of Insanity in Videogames

Vass: A complete psycho, utterly deranged, and the subject of droves of erotic fantiction over the sprawl of the Internet.

Villains and heroes are so easily set into their ways, but the ideas of alignment and morality start to lose their meaning when you throw someone at them who belongs in a straitjacket. Video games are a medium where the insane can be commonplace and rather encouraged within the main populace, so it is not …

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