Category - Video Games

Best New Games At E3 2016

E3, or the Electronics Entertainment Expo is a yearly event where video game companies debut upcoming games and hardware.  Often, there are incredible announcements, and as this year’s E3 winds to a close, there are plenty of games to talk about. Resident Evil 7 The Resident Evil series has had a legion of devotees since the first game debuted in 1996, even with its characteristically cheesy dialogue and controls that would make a tank blush.  The series really hit...

Great Summer Films To Check Out This Weekend

Studios love to release huge blockbusters in the summer, and it’s easy to understand why.  The kids are out of school, theaters are air conditioned, and it’s a lot easier to enjoy films with the knowledge that you won’t turn into a Popsicle on your way to the car. There are some good films coming out this weekend, just in time for the inevitable heat wave that will make you retreat into the air conditioned wings of the local multiplex. The Conjuring 2 In...

Worst Video Game Consoles Ever Released

While there are a lot of things to complain about in modern gaming, such as buggy software and hardware, with the internet one can remedy most of issues on their consoles. In the history of video games there have been some consoles were either spectacularly buggy, ridiculously expensive, full of worthless titles, or in most cases all of these things.  Here are a few consoles that were more than likely to be a massive disappointment to anyone who received them from Santa...

Worst Video Games Of The 90s

We’ve written about some of the best 90s games, but a list like that begs a list that is equally impressive in its awfulness.  Ironically, many of these terrible games are actually worth something these days, largely because hipsters can never get enough irony. The whims of millennials with no real problems aside, here are the video games that are so bad that they earned a place in gaming history. Shaq-Fu Fighting games were all the rage in the mid-90s with Street...

Classic Zelda Games You Need To Play

With the re-release of Ocarina of Time and Majora’s Mask on the 3DS, a new generation of gamers is getting the chance to experience the N64 classics for the first time.  While these are great games in their own right, some of the 2D classics have, in recent years, been sadly overlooked.  Here are a few reasons to dust off your old systems, or make an investment in your virtual console assuming that you have a more recent Nintendo system. A Link To The Past Largely...

Great 90s Video Games You Need To Play

The 90s were an interesting time; the internet was finally a thing, multicolored windbreaker tracksuits were cool, and parents thought that Gushers were an acceptable substitute for fruits in a child’s packed lunch. The 90s saw a huge leap in video game technology as well, and 90s kids were treated to a decade of innovative and incredible gameplay.  Here are some of the highlights. Super Mario World Frankly in a list like this, with 3D becoming a mainstay in 90s...

Great Xbox 360 Games To Get Cheaply

Since the Xbox 360 has now been officially taken out of production, there’s no better time to snap up some of the great games for the system at low prices, especially as an increasing number of them are to be backwards compatible with the Xbox One. Games stuck in development almost as long as those cicadas that are about to tear up the northeast aside, there are some gems that you should consider adding to your collection as soon as possible. Red Dead...

Awesome Pokémon Games To Revisit Before Sun and Moon

Pokémon is one of those phenomenons that seems to have evolved from fad, to a franchise with actual staying power.  The series of games just celebrated its 20 year anniversary, and Sun and Moon have just been announced, meaning that there are even more creatures to catch and battle. Pokémon, which is the shortened form of “pocket monsters” has inspired a legion of clones, parodies, and spin-offs. That said, nothing can match the games themselves, which have...

The Best Games For The PS2

It’s been over 15 years since the PS2 was released in North America, and in that time the system has created an enduring legacy of great games. It may surprise you to know that the last game released for it was FIFA 2014, which is surprising considering that the PS3 was released all the way back in 2006. The PS2 undeniably had some gems which are still well worth playing, and you should get them today! Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas The PS2 had a huge library of great...

Nintendo: Facts To Know After The NX Announcement

Nintendo, in its trademark fashion, announced a new system for 2017, the NX, seemingly out of nowhere.  The Japanese game company has always been a little bit unusual, which has been a large reason for their success. While Nintendo has seen much success in the current market, the systems and games it produces are a little more niche than the Xbox or PS4.  Innovation has largely been part of the Nintendo brand, often out of necessity when considering some of the facts about...