Zombies or Nazis? – Who is the Best Video Game Baddie?

I’m sure if you’ve existed on this earth for more than a couple of months, you’ve probably noticed that a staggering amount of video games involve violence. Now, true, games like Tetris and Peggle exist in a void where nothing sinister happens (granted removing blocks could be seen as killing them), but most games involve…

The Summer Drought – Explaining the Seasons of Gaming

If you play video games regularly, you might have noticed that the summer is perpetually death for new releases. Even a cursory glance at a release schedule will show only a bare smattering of games for the major systems. Oh, there may be a few games worth your time, but nothing that’s going to really…

Shovel Knight – A Modern Classic

Indie gaming – it’s such a polarizing thing for reasons that are perpetually beyond me. We either have people that see a bright future full of highly versatile smaller scale games, or we have people that see a bunch of low quality titles that flood that market and undercut better AAA developed games. No matter…