Apparently my recent return to the Brink of Gaming made some waves (or at least a few small ripples) in the ocean of the internet. It was phenomenal getting back in the saddle during Pokémon's 25th Anniversary month and throwing out bi-weekly content centered around one of my favorite video game franchises, but it was … Continue reading Super Sunshine Blogger Award #2!
Good morning all! I hope this post finds you well. It has been a trying time for us all, but I sincerely wish my best to each and every one of you as we continue making our way in this strange new world we find ourselves in today.Just before I began my blogging hiatus several … Continue reading The Characters That Define Us
Hi all! We’re back with another tag post, on which I'm slowly catching up. This time we’ve got the Liebster award which was created for the following: It’s an award in which bloggers nominate other bloggers for showing respect to their works and their dedication. It’s an appreciation and recognition for all the fellow bloggers out there in the blogosphere! Rules: Write … Continue reading Liebster Award Questionnaire from Frostilyte
Hello, friends, and Happy New Year!! Despite what wild conclusions you may have drawn from my hiatus these last few months (giving up on the blog, fleeing the internet in fear of Star Wars spoilers, meeting an untimely demise to a pack of velociraptors, etc.), I am still alive and kicking! I've missed interacting with … Continue reading 2019 Summary: Resolutions, Games Played, and the Future of Brink of Gaming
Hey there! Thank you for taking the time to click on this post. By now you will have undoubtedly surmised the obvious: that The Brink of Gaming will be taking a bit of a break. This was a decision I pondered for quite a while. At first I thought it was my own laziness catching … Continue reading I’m Taking a Hiatus
There is no end to the weird creatures we see in video games, from epic beasts in RPGs to more cutesy characters in lots of modern indie games. Some are scary. Some are ginormous. But each and every one of them come with their own charm. Which one would you keep around if you could? … Continue reading Question of the Week #35: What Video Game Pet Would You Want?
There's not much I love more than a solid, single-player gaming experience with a good story and fun gameplay. But even then, sometimes I find myself thinking, "Dang, I'd love to have a friend playing this with me!" Taking an adventure meant for one and expanding it for multiple people is a thought that has … Continue reading Question of the Week #34: What Single-Player Series Should Get a Multiplayer Spin-off?
Tropes exist in gaming because, to some extent, they help fulfill our expectations of what to do to progress. Grab the shiny collectibles. Run towards the quest marker. Interact with glowy bits to trigger the cutscene. But even these "helpful" tropes can be a nuisance when done sloppily (shooting switches rather than interacting), and others … Continue reading Question of the Week #33: What Trope Do You Want Removed from Video Games?
Frostilyte recently took it upon themselves to nominate me for both the "Real Neat Blogger Award" and "Sunshine Blogger Award" within just a couple weeks of each other...even if it was an accident 😛 But I absolutely love these kinds of posts as they challenge me to think about questions I don't normally consider on … Continue reading The Frostilyte Blogger Award Special!
There are a multitude of options for gaming controllers when jumping into your favorite games. From official controllers to third-party alternates, we've seen a variety of shapes, sizes, button labels and shoulder triggers over the years. Even PC gamers have the capability of using console controllers for their gaming experiences as of the last few … Continue reading Question of the Week #32: What is Your Favorite Controller?