Author: Zoe

Parallax Media Pocketguide: Adventure Games

In this week’s Parallax Media pocket guide to gaming, I’ll be venturing into the exciting genre of…drum roll please…adventure games! Some of the earliest video games created dawn from this genre, and the world of adventure games has evolved and expanded to include many of our most beloved games today; think of The Witness, Resident […]

Parallax’s Pocketguide to Gaming: Simulation Games

Welcome to Parallax Media’s pocketbook guide to gaming, where both new and old gamers can come to learn more about the wide world of gaming! This week, we are going to talk about simulation games and dive deeper into what they are, why they are fun and provide a few recommendations.  For many gamers, video […]

The Witcher Review: Another Fantasy World We Can’t Get Enough Of

It seems that fantasy worlds never go out of style. Even though they tend to incorporate the same characteristics; magic, wild creatures, heroes, and chosen ones, we continue to gravitate to them with the same enthusiasm and curiosity. However, this new year marks the beginning of a fresh decade, so why not kick it off […]

Classic Arcades are Making a Comeback, and It’s About Time

This summer, I decided to read Ready Player One, a novel that centers around a video game so advanced that, when the developer suddenly dies, the whole world sets out to find an easter egg planted somewhere in the game containing his entire fortune. Aside from this super special video game, called the “OASIS”, the […]

Zoe’s Odyssey of Entertainment: The Lands of Video Game Consoles

If you are new to gaming and don’t quite know where to begin, or perhaps a seasoned gamer looking to try a different console, grab a seat and relax, because Parallax Media is here to help you out. Every person who proclaims themselves a gamer had to start somewhere., In this day and age, there […]

The Sequel We’ve All Been Waiting For

A deep look into the Breath of the Wild Sequel Teaser Trailer Well gamers, we are nearing the end of this year’s E3 and there is some exciting stuff to look forward to. Each company brought some new titles to the table that look great, some of which have been delayed…*cough cough* Nintendo…but patience is […]

2019 Pokémon Direct in a Nutshell

Early Wednesday morning, gamers around the globe tuned in to finally get some clarity on the highly anticipated Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield titles, and let me tell ya, the company definitely delivered an information bomb. 15 minutes of cold, hard insight and a game trailer 3 ½ minutes long. Let’s dig in, shall we? […]

Has Pokémon Lost Its Shine?

When I was a kid, Pokémon was a hit TV show, trading card game and GameBoy series. It was everywhere, and Ash, Brock and Misty were the ultimate kid role models in the 90’s. I mean, cute cuddly creatures that you get to battle? Not much else was as fun as that. via GIPHY Fast […]

Are Microtransactions Ruining Games?

First off, video games are expensive art forms. The amount of money it takes to design, program, produce, and get a game successfully onto the marketplace is a figure with a lot of zeros. To put it into perspective on just how much our favorite games cost to make, Skyrim topped out at $100 million, […]

The Mysteries of Deltarune Chapters 1 & 2

Header image by SleekBackground So you’ve played Undertale (or maybe you haven’t) and have now played Deltarune Chapter 1 (or maybe you haven’t done that either), and perhaps determined that these two games have something in common. Despite the main character, music, graphics, dialogue…*do you see where I’m going with this*… and overall feel of […]