Through the Reign of Terror

As a writer, I am always surprised to see how similar the stories are that people compose. From the plots of books to television shows and even video games, storylines have the tendency to show similarities between each other. I do not think that this is done on purpose, but rather comes about through subconsciously…Read more Through the Reign of Terror

When Our Credit Isn’t Enough

I know that the store has received some fire over the years for its seemingly unfair trade-off policies and store credit scales, but I can not lie; I love GameStop. I remember when the first GameStop stores came into existence in 1999 after they changed their name from Babbage's (which I think was a great…Read more When Our Credit Isn’t Enough

Look for the Marker

Man, have games gotten big. The closest thing we got to open-world games back in early days of gaming were the old Japanese role-playing games (JRPGs) and Legend of the Zelda titles because they allowed for players to “explore” the environment around them. Unfortunately, exploring looked more like wandering into a conveniently placed cave and…Read more Look for the Marker

Building It Better Than Minecraft

My children are Minecraft nuts. When the game came out over a decade ago, I thought that it was a simple “Lego” fad that would go away over time, but it has certainly proven everyone wrong. With its 3D and blocky aesthetic, virtual architects all over the world have built some of the most mesmerizing…Read more Building It Better Than Minecraft

Escaping the “Rogue-like” Life

Mindlessly grinding through the same content over and over again gets pretty monotonous for most gamers. Many of them want to play something fresh without buying a new game every week or so. In order to correct this problem with content, some developers decided to switch things up and allow for the games to recreate…Read more Escaping the “Rogue-like” Life