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  • Blog Post: Top 10 Boss Battle Themes

    A good boss battle serves as a climax for your journey. It often takes everything you have learned to triumph over the most deadly and epic of foes. These battles require suitably complex and epic boss-battle music to elevate the action and make them even more memorable. Here are 10 of the best boss... More
  • Blog Post: Top 10 Transforming Weapons

    Bloodborne is out this week ( read our glowing review ), and one of the game's coolest features is its deadly arsenal of transforming melee weapons. A scimitar combines with a staff to create a wicked scythe, the Saw Cleaver is essentially a gigantic folding knife, and the list goes on. From Software's... More
  • Blog Post: Top Ten Video Game Time Loops

    Time loops are confusing, but that is what makes them so much fun. A good time loop might resolve a central mystery or provide poignant insight into the characters trapped within it. Other times they are just fun to play around with or are so ludicrously constructed that you can’t help but laugh... More
  • Blog Post: Eleven Cold Games To Play During The Polar Vortex

    If you live in a warmer climate, you might not be aware of the impending cold storm set to blanket the northern states. You probably don’t have to worry about the “life-threatening wind chill” that was issued by the National Weather Service, or find out that a "polar vortex"... More
  • Blog Post: Top 10 Memorable Character Voices In Video Games

    Imagining beloved characters with different voices is difficult – even upsetting. The most iconic video game characters are often easy to recognize just by the sound of their voices, a feature that helps define many of the memorable ones. The distinctive voice of a classic character can become... More
  • Blog Post: Top Ten Dungeons & Dragons Video Games

    Many of the greatest role-playing games in video game history can trace their roots back to a developer's love of Dungeons & Dragons. Early classics like Ultima, Wizardry, and Final Fantasy have monsters, spells, classes, and other elements drawn directly out of the original edition of D&D... More
  • Blog Post: Ten Things Developers Need to Do to Make Games Accessible

    In my last article , I talked about what game accessibility is and what it means to me as a disabled gamer. The next step is to address how to make it a reality. To that end, I’ve come up with 10 ways that game developers can make games more accessible – without compromising the experience... More
  • Blog Post: The Legend Of Zelda's Top Ten Items

    Destroying bosses, exploring dungeons, and solving puzzles are all crucial elements of the Zelda series, but finding new items might be the most exciting of them all. Considering that a new item could be the key to destroying that boss, exploring that dungeon, or solving that puzzle, collecting them... More
  • Blog Post: The Top 10 Video Game Openings

    In November of 2008 we ran our top 10 list of best intro sequences in the biz. If a picture is worth a thousand words, a movie must be worth a million. Check out our original list below, and feel free to add your top contenders in the comments. The beginning of a game can set the tone for the entire... More
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