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‘Power Stone:’ a forgotten gem in video game history

Over the past couple years, I’ve been on a quest to reclaim my childhood by trying to remember and rebuy all the games that I loved as a kid but are now lost to time.… Read More...

The new ‘League of Legends’ card game is ‘Hearthstone,’ but better

There’s no denying that “Legends of Runeterra,” the card game spin-off of “League of Legends,” owes a lot to “Hearthstone.” There’s a mana system, which means that cards cost mana to be played, and each… Read More...

‘Idle’ games: accessible and decently entertaining

The problem with video games these days is that they just take too much time and effort (not to mention money). That’s why 2019 saw the rise of “idle” games, a new subgenre of role-playing… Read More...

‘Raid: Shadow Legends’ is absolute trash

“Forget everything you know about mobile games” is their tagline. But you shouldn’t. “Raid: Shadow Legends” belongs in the lowest depths of hell that is the industry of mobile gaming. It is guilty of the… Read More...

The best of video game soundtracks

What do I mean by “best soundtracks?” As much as I would love to analyze the composition of these pieces and give you a very technical answer, my education in music theory stopped prematurely when… Read More...

‘Death Stranding’ impressions: it’s fun, but…

There aren’t many video game “directors” known to the public, but Hideo Kojima is an exception. The Japanese auteur is famous known for creating the “Metal Gear” series. His follow-up, “Death Stranding” has been extremely… Read More...

‘Anthem:’ A bioware tragedy

A lot of negative things have been said about the game “Anthem” and its developer Bioware already, and people who know about the game are wise to stay away from it. I was originally going… Read More...

Good horror games are hard to find: here’s a few gems

The horror games seem to be forever doomed to be a niche. It’s not only because a lot of people don’t enjoy being scared—there are also an ungodly amount of agonizingly terrible horror games on… Read More...

On the value of video games

Whether video games have any value is a question every gamer has had to grapple with from time to time, likely because their parents like to dismiss games as mindless entertainment. These adults do so… Read More...

An ode to mobile games gone by

When we think of mobile games now, we usually regard them as either simple time-killers at best or egregious cash-grabs at worst, and the latter is more likely. It’s just not a respected platform. Many… Read More...
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