Category: Opinion

Digimon Survive is the Anime Inspired Experience Fans Have Been Asking For

Recently announced visual novel and strategy RPG hybrid, Digimon Survive, a multiplatform game based on the Digimon franchise — which is celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2019, is a departure from what many are used to. Despite this, plenty of longtime fans are excited from just the small amount of information and gameplay footage revealed […]

A Letter to Hello Games

Be sure to check out my preceding article talking about how the NEXT update could bring No Man’s Sky back to life. Dear Hello Games, Thank you. Thank you for sticking with it. For not abandoning that which you created. For not taking the easy way out, when your backs were against the wall. For […]

Opinion: The beauty of professional Overwatch is in its constant patches

Note: This article contains spoiler for the Overwatch League semifinals. Read at your own risk. Coming into the Overwatch League semifinals, everyone agreed on one thing: New York Excelsior (NYXL), the season favorite, were surely getting a spot in the finals. After all, the finals are to be held in the Barclay’s Event center, and […]

Why Yugi Should Be in Jump Force

Jump Force, the upcoming  crossover fighting game from popular manga publication, Shonen Jump, and the successor to the Jump Stars video game series, was originally announced at the E3 2018 Microsoft Press Conference. With playable characters from popular titles such as Dragon Ball Z, One Piece, Naruto, and Bleach, and featuring important story characters such as […]

Gingers Save The World Once Again

Do you ever find yourself thinking “how cool would it be to have a sword or maybe some claws made out of pure crystal”. You might think about it so often that you catch yourself holding out your hand, trying to concentrate and harness the dormant magic within to achieve this goal. At least, you […]

Destiny 2’s Guided Game Feature Was Actually Fun

Destiny 2 has been a rollercoaster for me since it’s release back in September. There have been a lot of angry, disappointing moments in regards to game design and content. Since the beginning, the Bungie team promised to create a sense of community in the game. Steve Dolan, Senior Designer at Bungie, said in a […]

Into The Great Unknown

Have you ever heard the saying “all good things come to those who wait”? I imagine you have, possibly when you were a kid and your mom told you to wait for desert. Or when you were twenty-something and bought a sweet action figure, but told yourself that you couldn’t open it and all because […]

Redrawing the Map: Limitations of the Endless Landscape

“Fallout 76 is a prequel to all the other games, and it’s our biggest one yet. It is four times the size of Fallout 4.” Todd Howard had a right to look proud at E3 when he said this. Fallout 4’s map took twenty real minutes to run across, contained 235 unique locations, and it […]

Gender Inequality in Video Games: The History of Gender-Related Issues in Gaming

Gender inequality in video games has dated back since the 1980s with characters portraying as different genders because of unpopular emotional state or reactions from consumers and advertisers alike. Modern video games have improved this issue but still include sexist features in certain video game titles, as well as the community of female gamers being […]

Sexual Violence and the Ethics of Gaming

There is a movement that investigates misogyny and sexual violence in modern gaming. It includes, for better or worse, Anita Sarkeesian’s Tropes Vs. Women in Video Games, C.J. Ferguson’s meta-analysis of video game psychiatry, or any US news network when anything bad happens ever. Most individuals involved do good work, but there is a tedious […]