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”

Deliver Us The Moon – An Exhausted Extrovert’s Review

Being an extrovert in a global pandemic is hard. I was furloughed from my career nearly two months ago, and I spend most of my time at home. Playing and writing about video games has helped me to stay busy by becoming immersed in vibrant, imaginative, and most importantly, character-filled worlds. Until, that is, IContinue reading “Deliver Us The Moon – An Exhausted Extrovert’s Review”

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”