Great Games – Minecraft

I may have mentioned this in a previous post, but I’m 21 years old and I still play Minecraft, get on my level. There is a lot that this game has offered different aspects of video games and the sandbox genre overall. A certain charm and simplicity coupled with an extensive modding community and fanbaseContinue reading “Great Games – Minecraft”

Great Games – Sonic the Hedgehog 2

To celebrate my 25th blog post, I thought I would take a look at a game that I realized I haven’t talked about yet. This game holds a special place in my heart as it was the first video game that I ever played. After seeing what video games could be and the variety availableContinue reading “Great Games – Sonic the Hedgehog 2”

Great Games – Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch

Alright, how is everyone doing? I apologize for the lack of posts this past week, I decided to take some time and enjoy my spring break despite all the happenings in the world. On the bright side, it gave me some time to take care of school work, projects, and video games that have beenContinue reading “Great Games – Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch”

Great Games – Star Fox (1993)

I thought that I would take a moment to go back and talk about a revolutionary game from the past. Star Fox was the first game to utilize the Super FX chip, a graphics acceleration coprocessor powered Graphics Support Unit (GSU). All of the technical terminology aside, this little processor was able to create threeContinue reading “Great Games – Star Fox (1993)”

Great Games – The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time

I realize that I have done a Zelda title as a Great Games category entry, but many of these series entries are good examples of game design techniques and of innovation. I promise the next time that I have to write about a Zelda game, it will be in the Series-ous category. Without further delay,Continue reading “Great Games – The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time”

Great Games – The Stanley Parable

With the release of The Stanley Parable: Ultra Deluxe coming this year, I thought that it would be a good time to highlight this peculiar title. Though it started life as a modification for Half-Life 2, the standalone remake boosts a more detailed story and an improved engine that offers a more diverse, unique experience.Continue reading “Great Games – The Stanley Parable”

Great Games – Donkey Kong Country

This game was one that I had always heard about, but I never had a Super Nintendo growing up. However, the day that I acquired an SNES classic, I got my opportunity to playthrough this graphically defining platformer. There are many design choices that make this game quite memorable and starter a new approach toContinue reading “Great Games – Donkey Kong Country”

Great Games – Portal

Valve has always been known for the high octane, shooter library that started with Half-Life and progressed to mods becoming standalone titles, such as Team Fortress and Counter-Strike. However, when Valve unveiled the Orange Box in 2007, it came with the addition of a genre that took the Valve fan base by storm. Portal itselfContinue reading “Great Games – Portal”

Great Games – The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

I remember the Christmas of 2018 was definitely one of the most memorable as the last present that I opened, by the instruction of my parents, was a Nintendo Switch. It was love after first sight. The system had already been out for a year and the titles that had come out for it wereContinue reading “Great Games – The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild”

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