Hard video games: Why some players choose the unthinkable

Does this image make you feel anything? How about this? Oof… Feeling old-school agitated? Let’s move up the timeline a bit… Have you reached your boiling point? Let’s try a current state of frustration… Have you played any of these infuriating video games? You have? Great! Perhaps, a better question is: Have you beaten anyContinue reading “Hard video games: Why some players choose the unthinkable”

Video Games and Relationships (How to Manage Both)

I’m sick and tired of video games constantly being slandered. Angry parents, spouses and partners often refer to them as “wastes of time” that only children should play. A question to anyone who’s anti-video games: Being a member of several online video game groups, I can’t go a day without reading something along the linesContinue reading “Video Games and Relationships (How to Manage Both)”

Tony Hawk Pro Skater Remastered – Why Millennials are Excited

Hold the -effing phone! I get to attempt 900s with Tony Hawk once again? *Squeals in delight* With Activision’s recent announcement of their remastering of the iconic Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 and 2, it seems even the video game industry isn’t immune to what some people might deem a “cash grab”. Slated to comeContinue reading “Tony Hawk Pro Skater Remastered – Why Millennials are Excited”

Metroidvania games breed the toughest gamers

Metroidvania games are like Sourpatch Kids – first they’re sour, then they’re sweet. It takes a sadistically-intelligent person to want to attempt them. I remember the first MV game I played was Dead Cells back in 2018. I had just come off my near decade-long video game hiatus and needed an entry point back intoContinue reading “Metroidvania games breed the toughest gamers”