Gaming

Is VR Just Another Passing Fad?

From the cinnamon change to fidget spinners, Virtual Reality in gaming has not gotten too much attention ever since its release. The times that they are mentioned, however, tends to make VR seem more and more like a gimmick as opposed to a legitimate form of gaming. Aside from the odd game now and then, I have not heard much about VR at all. This could, however, be because the most popular VR game...

Will YouTube’s New Ad Policy Affect Gaming Channels

YouTube has been a haven for people to talk about pretty much whatever they want to and earn a small amount of money from it. In terms of video games, this can include let’s players, as well as other people who talk about video games, such as theorists, reviewers, and the like. Recently, YouTube decided to take a step further in enacting rules and regulations that are meant to prevent people to mo...

Entertainment Software Association or World Health Organisation – Who is right?

The ESA, otherwise known as the Entertainment Software Association, recently fired back at the WHO, or World Health Organization, or classifying Gaming Addiction as a disorder. With the massive debate among what constitutes an addiction or addictive behavior, who is right on this issue? The ESA, or the WHO? Well, to find this out, we have to find out what the WHO defines as Gaming Addiction. The W...

Does Zelda’s Timeline Really Exist?

I have been getting really into the Zelda Timeline debate recently, after playing Breath of the Wild for the Switch. I wondered where the game landed on the timeline, but nobody can seem to come to a unified conclusion. That made me wonder about a few other things that are listed in places like Hyrule Historia or is said by the creators. For instance, the Rito have evolved forms of Zoras after the...

World Health Organization calls video game addiction as legit

Lots of things can become addictive. Food, sex, and exercise are all primary examples. Pretty much anything that can get the blood flowing and Adrenalin pumping can be a potential addiction. However, there has been a long and hard debate over whether or not video game addiction is a real psychological addiction. Despite the idea of the typical gamer being addicted, there does not seem to be any ev...

Cuphead impostor appears in iOS Store

Cuphead is a widely popular indie game. The game is set on a boss-rush mentality, which means that it is mainly bosses close together like in the Dark Souls series. The main appeal for the game comes from its old-school aesthetics. The style of the game is similar to that of an old classic cartoon, which as Popeye or Steamboat Willie. Due to this art style and gameplay, the game has been a massive...

Where do consoles go from here?

I grew up in the time of massive console wars, where people were fervently pitting Xbox against PlayStation. Nintendo was kind of in the background of this debate, but nobody seemed to think of them as a competitor to the other two. However, with all of the advancements from the beginning game systems to today, it makes me wonder where the gaming industry can go from here. Is the gaming industry s...

15 new Games released for the Nintendo Switch

Nintendo has one of the biggest fanbases in the world, offering up titles like Super Mario and The Legend of Zelda. Their consoles have almost all been global successes, and they have sold billions of games to a global market. Their latest massive success was the Switch which can change between a handheld and console. Thankfully, right in time for Christmas, 15 new titles have been released for th...

New Five Nights at Freddy’s game released for free

On December 4th, a new Five Nights at Freddy’s game seemed to have materialized out of the blue. On initial view, it did not look similar to any of the previous installments at all and was considered to be a lighter game for the holidays. However, upon playing the game, you soon realize that it has not left it’s horror ideology behind. This game still bolsters that spooky and dark imag...

Capcom making new Side Scrolling Mega Man game

Many Mega Man fans will enjoy 2018, as not only is there a new Mega Man game on the horizon, Mega Man 11, but all 8 Mega Man X games will be ported to the Nintendo Switch, PS4, and Xbox One. Mega Man Legacy Collection and Mega Man Legacy Collection 2 will also be ported to the Nintendo Switch, but are already available on the PS4 and Xbox One. The ported versions will provide plenty of gameplay wh...

JRPG Omega Quintet makes it to PC

Ghostlight Games, a British-based gaming development company, announced that they were going to bring their famous JRPG Omega Quintet and port it to the PC. This news came three years after the games initial debut in Japan, two years in the American market. Its release met with varied reviews, with many people adoring the turn-based battle system. This game’s PC release will come complete wi...

Should Politicians Regulate Games nowdays?

Star Wars Battlefront II has been a disaster in PR. The publicity that the game generated went as far as foreign governments and politicians. Belgium, for example, took to the stage and launched an investigation of the Loot Box system in both Star Wars Battlefront II as well as in Overwatch. As Belgian Minister of Justice put it: Mixing gambling and gaming, especially at a young age, is dangerous ...

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