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  • The Top Five Most American Video Games, As Told By Pat Riot

    Video games often take the player to far away worlds or alternate universes. But how do video games approach portraying the United States? As video games are part of a global culture they can provide perspective on the United States from people and game... More
  • What I'd Like To See From A New Mass Effect

    It's been almost a month since E3, but one of the dominating stories of this year's show was a trend towards 2015 release dates. More time until release just gives me more time to outline what I hope to see from my most anticipated games. First... More
  • List of all consoles ever!!!

    This is a list of all video game consoles ever, I believe. I didn't make this a youtuber named furrynick did.(sorry guys I couldn't get the link to work so I will post all of them The History Of Video Game Consoles 1972-2014 Magnavox Odyssey,... More
  • The Possibilities on Where We Can Go with the Zelda Series

    It's been a good long while since I posted a blog, but I just started writing this randomly and so here we are. Also I didn't even proof read so sorry about that... Having a vast land to explore is something I've wanted out of a Legend of... More
  • Exploring Freedom In Being A Gamer…

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    I don't know about you but I had a pretty amazing Fourth of July. I spent the day with family doing all sorts of fun stuff like swimming at the lake, building a bonfire, shooting off fireworks and eating some tasty food like hamburgers and s'mores... More
  • 365/365 Day 185: Why Resident Evil 4 Proves Gritty Realism Can Work

    Resident Evil 4 released nine years ago, but it still has a noticeable impact on the industry today. Games like Dead Space, Escape Dead Island, The Evil Within, and really any action-horror third-person shooter really end up taking inspiration from Resident... More
  • Final Fantasy Memorable Moments-Part 2

    !!!WARNING SPOILERS!!! The opening of Final Fantasy VII As Aerith walks out onto the streets of Midgar, flower basket in hand, the camera pulls back to show the entirety of the world Square has created showing Midgar for the first time, giving us a real... More
  • Exploring Freedom In The Saboteur

    In celebration of the 4th of July, Game Informer editors have been posting stories all day about games that gave them such a unequivocal sense of exploration that they remember it to this day. I've loved reading these write-ups and they have inspired... More
  • In Defense of the Print Medium

    As smartphones and other mainstream technological devices continue to bleed into our daily lives further, many objects and concepts are deemed obsolete and slowly fading out of existence. In order to thrive in today's market, one must EMBRACE this... More
  • The Fourth of July: As Told By Assassin’s Creed III

    In recognition of the fourth of July, let's celebrate video game style! While not many games are set during the American Revolution one particular game in recent memory comes to mind, Assassin's Creed III. The Assassin's Creed symbol is stickered... More
  • Moving From Console To PC: A Filthy Console Peasant's Thoughts

    In my last blog post, "What To Expect When Starting a Let's Play," I talked a little about what I learned through this new experience of setting up a Let's Play channel, so as I began to make the transition along with my friends to more... More
  • "A Gamers View" 7/4/14 - Blog update, please read!

    Hello curious and regular readers alike! I am taking a 2 week break from the gaming community to enjoy the great outdoors! With wonderful animal friends like snakes, bears, mountain lions, and of course the rare wolf, I Alex Excelsior, will be spending... More