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”

Serious-ous Talk – Pokemon

If you were a kid growing up, chances are you owned a Game Boy or a Nintendo DS. Walking around the schoolyard, people would be trading cards, that they would forget about, but suddenly have a burning passion for them when they are in their 20s-30s. Waking up early Saturday mornings to watch the cartoon/animeContinue reading “Serious-ous Talk – Pokemon”

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”

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