• How Wii U's Weirdness Created a New Nintendo

    How Wii U’s Weirdness Created a New Nintendo

    Nintendo’s proof has always been in their conceptual approach to each console – at least in my eyes. Their greatest concepts always rely on identification of the console as a whole rather than individual parts. The obtuse angles of the GameCube, the intimidating, bulky cartridges of the Nintendo 64;...
  • In Defence Of Dunkey's Criticism of Video Game Critics

    In Defence Of Dunkey’s Criticism of Video Game Critics

    Prominent Youtuber ‘videogamedunkey’ recently has caused quite a stir resulting in the backlash of several videogame journalists and critics and has now seen many people on both sides beginning to either question or defend the methods of videogame reviews from prominent sites such as ‘IGN’ and ‘Gamespot’. How did...
  • How Rockstar Turned GTA 5 into a Complete Abomination

    How Rockstar Turned GTA 5 into a Complete Abomination

    While GTA 5 is constantly being praised for how fun it is and how amazing Rockstar is for their constant updates of free DLC, in reality GTA 5 is Loading Screens: The Game with pay-to-play mechanics that fuel Rockstar’s money making machine. Let’s tear this baby apart. The False...
  • Assassin’s Creed Origins: Fit For a Pharaoh or a Forgotten Empire?

    Assassin’s Creed has become something of a household name in gaming since the release of the titular iteration almost a decade ago. Fans of the franchise are some of the most die-hard available, standing alongside the developers, Ubisoft, throughout recent tumultuous launches. This, combined with the fact that the...
  • Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR - Enough is Enough

    Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR – Enough is Enough

    On the eve of November 11th 2011, I don’t think any gamer could have predicted how big The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim would eventually become. Everyone knew that it would be huge of course; Oblivion had set gaming records and the company behind Fallout, The Elder Scrolls and more...
  • Gwent, Elder Scrolls Legends & Shadowverse: Challengers to Hearthstone

    Gwent, Elder Scrolls Legends & Shadowverse: Challengers to Hearthstone

    Many trading/collectible card games have been released in the past years, yet the number of games with success is very low with notable exceptions of Magic: the Gathering and Yu-Gi-Oh!. This fate has been broken by Hearthstone, incredibly successful title of Blizzard Entertainment, and attracted many other companies in...
  • Seventh Generation Consoles

    Seventh Generation Consoles: Why They Are The Best

    The Seventh Generation consoles: Playstation 3, Xbox 360, and the Wii. What these three consoles and their games brought to the medium will never be forgotten. Groundbreaking changes were made — changes that have influenced parts of the gaming spectrum far and wide. From the innovative commercialization of many...
  • 3DS and Switch Co-Exist Successfully

    Can the Nintendo 3DS and Switch Co-Exist Successfully?

    The Switch has been doing gangbusters for Nintendo ever since it launched in March earlier this year. The hybrid system has sold 2.74 million unites as of March 2017. The number will likely be a fair amount higher now since the launch of hits Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and...
  • Sandbox MMOs: Why Are They Better

    World of Warcraft is the most famous example of the classic MMORPG. It has held onto its dominance for over a decade. Many have tried and failed to snatch the crown off of Blizzard, all have failed. The numbers populating Azeroth have dwindled, but it still remains the pioneer...