Opinion- Mission Rankings Are Dumb

I am a firm believer that video games are made to be fun. Perhaps it’s part of my mentality growing up as a child of the 90s, where every TV show, toy, video game, and even article of clothing seemed to be bursting at the seams with zany excitement (which example would you prefer: the … Continue reading Opinion- Mission Rankings Are Dumb

Level-Grinding in RPGs

Anticipation courses through your veins. You’ve been waiting for this moment. Countless quests were completed, swaths of enemies lay fallen in your wake, and legendary equipment was painstakingly pursued just for this particular moment in time: the final boss. An enemy beyond compare. Your weapon is readied and your allies stand by your side as … Continue reading Level-Grinding in RPGs

Wish List- Pokémon Snap 2

Before anyone gets too excited: no, there is not a currently-announced sequel to the Nintendo 64 gem, Pokémon Snap. However, a recent video from the NormalBoots YouTube channel (which you should absolutely check out here) got me thinking deeply about this game and the incredible potential for a sequel that has been left untapped for nearly … Continue reading Wish List- Pokémon Snap 2

Everything Wrong With ‘The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild’

Many games are good. Some are great. And others, those rare few that are conceived by a unique vision and crafted with meticulous, dedicated precision, become known as masterpieces. But even these pinnacles of near-perfection fall short in their execution. It isn’t possible to create a perfect game, and that is okay. For the sake … Continue reading Everything Wrong With ‘The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild’