This is the question I asked myself at the age of 25, I’d finished university, I was in a relationship, just bought my first house and moved out of the parental home, it was time to grow up and stop playing video games, the year was 2000 and I’d just thrown a Commodore Amiga into a skip. Playing is what children do, adults don’t play, … Continue reading Isn’t it time you grew up and stopped playing games?
Off the release of the highly anticipated and wildly successful Final Fantasy 7 Remake, Square Enix has jumped back into the idea of 7 as a franchise. With the announcement of Ever Crisis, a retelling of the compilation of FF7 media that was released in the 2004-2007 period, the company seems to be putting all of its eggs in the classic RPG basket. Coinciding with … Continue reading Final Fantasy 7 Compilation Coming to Mobile with Ever Crisis
How do you revive a gaming classic without a retro console? For example, if you wanted to recapture the two-dimensional charm of Pong but you don’t have an Atari, could you do it? What about Space Invaders or Street Fighter II without a Super Nintendo? Bringing back the classics in their original form isn’t always easy if you don’t have the necessary hardware and software. … Continue reading Bringing Back the Classics Without a Console
It seems like every day a new game drops on the market. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing, particularly for hardcore gamers like yourself. But sometimes the variety of games can feel overwhelming, even more so if you play on multiple platforms. Indie games especially seem to get lost in the shuffle. Trying to find a good indie game can feel like searching for buried … Continue reading Indie Gaming Hidden Gems You’ve Got to Play
I’m old enough to remember playing the original Super Mario Bros. My siblings and I would fire up the old school Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) and spend our evenings stomping Goombas, dodging flying fishes, and kicking Koopa shells while trying to rescue the princess (who for some reason was always in another castle). Super Mario Bros 35 brings back this old favorite and a bit of … Continue reading Super Mario 35 is Still Koopa-Stomping into Our Hearts
As a gamer, you’re only as good as your setup. From distractions to faulty equipment, these are just some of the hindrances that can hold you back from getting the gold. If you’re ready to take your gaming to the next level, it’s time to upgrade your gaming room. Whether you’re creating a finished basement for the ultimate gaming den or simply turning a corner … Continue reading How to Create the Perfect Gaming Room
If you’re a gamer, you need a good setup in order to be at the top of the leaderboards. Although you might think that your setup doesn’t matter, it can actually impact your ability to win. So, what can you do as a new gamer? Well, we’ve got your back. Below, we’ve assembled some things you need to build an awesome gaming setup whether you … Continue reading How to Build Your Dream Gaming Setup
Tell anyone as recently as a decade ago that there would soon be a generation of players who could become millionaires just through playing video games and the chances are that they wouldn’t have believed you. To then go on to say that millions of people would choose to watch them compete in tournaments either held online or in actual arenas and they would have … Continue reading Skill Versus Luck in Gaming
Since its announcement, much speculation has surrounded Halo: Infinite, the seventh main installment in Microsoft’s flagship franchise. Among the most common questions was whether the newest Halo would be an open-world game. In a recent article published by Destructoid, it was revealed that while the game does appear to encompass most, if not all, of its content on a single map, the player will not have … Continue reading Bigger is NOT Better: Halo Infinite and Open World Games
“World of Warcraft: Shadowlands,” will be released before the end of this endless year, bringing players of the 16-year-old MMO to Azeroth’s realm of death. Players will meet the spirits of heroes and villains long departed from the world of the living, pursue after Sylvanas Windrunner as she continues to be pushed harder than Roman Reigns ever was, and will go toe-to-toe once more with … Continue reading World of Warcraft: Shadowlands is already dead to me
Today, the gaming world is moving at a healthy place. From the rise of esports to the growth of gamers streaming online, the offerings in this space have never been so good. Retro gaming is making a comeback too, alongside newer, more sophisticated releases on more technologically advanced consoles. The options are endless. We’re used to celebrating the good and the great on this site, … Continue reading Remembering some of the worst Playstation 1 Games
Not everybody understands Animal Crossing, but one of our agents went undercover to see what the big deal is. If you’ve been on the internet at all lately, you’ve no doubt seen the influx of posts about Animal Crossing: New Horizons, the latest entry in the long-running Nintendo franchise that has been winning the hearts of gamers both young and old. The hype surrounding New … Continue reading What is the Appeal of Animal Crossing: New Horizons?