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What Clicker Games Say About Capitalism
Video games are a unique art form—one must interact with the art directly, and the player can change outcomes, form relationships, or even abandon the main story in favor of side quests. Likewise, multiplayer games act as a conduit between us so that we connect with each other through competition or cooperation.
Top 10 Nintendo Direct Announcements (September 2018)
On September 13th Nintendo blessed its fans with a half-hour long video updating us on their recent projects, some we knew of and some completely unheard of. Today it is my pleasure to show you the 10 largest announcements and updates from Nintendo Direct this month.
'A Way Out' Needs Another Way Out
The emotional rollercoaster ride that was A Way Out (developed by Hazelight Studios and published as an EA Original) warmed and broke the hearts of many as players teamed up with a friend to escape prison and survive in the free world amidst betrayal and the constant, looming threat of getting caught by the cops and getting thrown back into their cells.
Top 10 Competitive Pokémon
Pokémon is a complex game with many different combinations and strategies to master the hardest of these being competitive play.
5 Tips for Playing Better Warlocks
There are some who are born with arcane power pulsing through their veins. Others for whom that power is earned through hard work and tireless study. For those who lack the former, and who do not wish to pursue the latter, there is another path. A path that seems easier, in many respects. Pacts are forever, though, and once you have made one there is no unmaking it.
10 Worst Switch Games So Far
If you know me, you know how obsessed I am with my Nintendo Switch. I love the little system; getting to play current gen games on both the big screen and in my hands is an awesome feature. The Switch has a library of some amazing games, too, like Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and Super Mario Odyssey. Both of those were two of the best Switch games of 2017. But with the good must come the bad.
'Life Is Strange': The Game That Broke Me
In the early days of 2018, a little game called Life Is Strange popped up as a freebie on PlayStation Plus. Incapable of saying no to something free (except STDs), I gave it a go.
The Story Behind 'Kholat'
If you are anything like me, you love horror games. I personally think that they are great. The adrenaline rush that you feel, the thrills that you get and the perfectly orchestrated sounds—they are just so much fun. Also if you are anything like me, you have probably come across some mysteries while playing them. One of the biggest I have stumbled upon so far is the crazy story behind the game Kholat.
'The Sims 4: Seasons' Review
Longtime Sims fans know the true definition of “hype” when they hear about a remaster of a classic Sims expansion pack release. Some expansion titles of the eighteen-year-old simulation series have become staples. Examples of these essential and loved packs include pets, university life, and any packs that include family and nightlife features. One pack, however, that may just be the most popular and anticipated expansion of each new generation of The Sims has to be Seasons.
Gender stereotyping and sexism, particularly in gaming, are two common problems throughout the gaming community. Most females within the gaming community have experienced such animosity when playing video games online. Consequently, there is major controversy over whether video games have a gender problem. I argue that video games do have a gender problem. Therefore, gamers, male and female, and non-gamers need to become aware and educated about the issues of harassment and sexism in online gaming. To address these issues, I will provide examples from my own gamer experience and those of other female gamers, as well as that of a game enthusiast. I will also provide statistics revealing the increase of online female gamers and the benefits of a male gamer.
'Super Smash Bros. Ultimate' - The Likely (and Unlikely) Newcomers
One of the best things Super Smash Bros. brings is pre-release speculation and that's what this is. This isn't a dream list of who I want or don't want, but several different lists compiled to fulfill four specific categories: Who has a good chance, who DOESN'T have a good chance, potential third party characters, and stretch characters for that big Sakurai surprise. Each category has five entries and those entries are in no particular order.
Gaming News for Week of June 21, 2018
Top Story: The World Health Organization Adds ‘Gaming Disorder’ to the International Classification of Diseases 11th Edition.