Hyrule Opens: The Legend of Zelda – Breath of the Wild

Zelda has seen many iterations since its first title release in 1987 and all of them have followed a similar path of dungeon exploration, linear item progression, and finally facing off against Ganondorf himself to save Zelda in the end. Although there is exploration and dungeon crawling involved, Zelda has never felt extremely open with the launch of their new …

Dying Normalized: A Nioh Review

Dying (sometimes repeatedly) is nothing new to the video gaming world. Since the beginning, we gamers have been subjected to the whims of the gaming gods. We play, die, lose all our lives, come back again and beat the level… only to die again on the next. In modern gaming, however, developers have made dying completely unimportant. Sure, we die …

3 VR Games You Still Need to Play

VR has gone from a novelty to a must have for most hardcore gamers in the past two years. With hundreds of releases and ports from major studios and indie developers, it can be hard to keep up. Many VR games end up not being worth the hype. But, some games stand the test of time and are still worth …

The Dangerous Game Nintendo is Playing With the Switch

Atari had a nice run, but Nintendo is the godfather of modern gaming. It was the original NES console that really made the video game industry what is today. It was the Gameboy that really pioneered the current $50 billion dollar mobile gaming market. However, except for the successful Wii, Nintendo has been on a steady decline since its early …

Mass Effect Andromeda: The Universe 600 Years Later

At the end of Mass Effect 3, the Milky Way was forever changed into a very different place. *Spoiler Alert* The Reapers are defeated depending on the ending you chose, and with the destruction of the mass effect relays, every living person is effectively cut off from the rest of the galaxy and stuck on whatever planet or system they …