It sort of feels like a dream sometimes, doesn't it? When you picture the wrapper of a chocolate from memories past, and almost taste the cocoa on the tip of your tongue? Once you're engulfed in those old school flavours – you stop to question the origins of the product, only to realise that it actually hasn't been around for a while, and the chances of acquiring one are near impossible.
Google sure does take a beating each day from the several million keyword prompts entered into their tiny search bar. From standard questions to map routes, explicit content to football scores, Google handles the query with ease, and more often than not, delivers the answer. But, what are the most searched keywords in Google? Well, we've done some research and managed to figure out just what it is that the people want from the iconic search engine.
In this day and age it's fair to say fresh ideas for video games are drying up. Developers are resorting to dishing up remasters and players are having to experience déjà vu for almost every stereotypical AAA-title. But then, there's that collective who're more ballsy than others. Well, I say ballsy – what I really mean to say is stupid. It's these specific teams I speak of who try to one up the next release by taking the risks no other would attempt.
The world has began to isolate, and the four walls you usually call home are starting to appear as only reminders of the child you've just lost. Their toys, their clothes – the breadcrumbs still scattered across the coffee table. Yeah, they're still around the house – and you just can't build up the courage to so much as exhale in the same space anymore. This place you used to call home is no longer a sanctuary, but a prison where only your thoughts are lingering above you. I know, truly I do – because I'm right there with you. Our children are gone, and the world feels even lonelier than usual.
In brief – yes, the gaming industry has taken a rather horrible thud to the head thanks to the virus outbreak. But how? Surely with the world being put in lockdown and the only way to satisfy those bored minds would be with the power of gaming consoles? Well, effectively yes. There's no denying a lot of singletons and families alike have taken to console gaming in order to fuse some of that frustration that's piling up thanks to the scaremongering media outlets. But there is a much darker turn of events that is collapsing in the background that not many people are noticing.
Every single parent has it in their right mind to act sane and plead purity when tackling the newborn stage – no matter what child it is in the family tree. Nobody wants to talk about the insecurities and concerns over those first six months; especially Dads, who essentially hide every emotion and bury it in an hourglass. But, the truth is – there is a dark side to parenting.