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  • 31/31 4 Final Day - Top 5 Dos And Don'ts of Writing a Top 10 List

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    Well, another 31st day, another end to one of my 31/31s. I gotta say, this month was a lot more enjoyable than previous 31/31s, even though family did get in my way more than a few times. But today’s not just the end of my 31/31 4, this is my 175th... More
  • 31/31 4 Day 29 - Top 10 Vocal Songs in Gaming Continued

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    As I’ve already done two blogs on standout video game vocal songs, I was wondering if I should continue. But as I thought about it, I realized there were plenty of great songs I managed to leave out of both lists. While I should just do a Top 100... More
  • 31/31 4 Day 28 - Top 10 Sharks in Gaming

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    Clanker may look scary, but he is really just Gruntilda’s kind-hearted trash compactor. He is actually a shark-shaped robot that has rusted over years of chomping garbage in polluted water. To 100% the level, you actually have to swim inside of this behemoth’s mouth. If you are scared of sharks, avoid this game entirely.

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    Remember this year’s Shark Week? Where science was the seal and mockumentaries are the sharks. In real life, sharks will rarely attack humans. But for some reason, lots of people are still mortified by them. In games however, people have a good... More
  • 31/31 4 Day 26 and 27 - Top 10 Heroes of 2013

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    As promised a few days ago with the Top 10 Villains of 2013, I’m going to be doing a blog focusing on the best protagonists and heroes in 2013. To qualify for this list, all the character has to do is play the protagonist role of his or her game... More
  • 31/31 4 Day 25 - Top 25 Games of the Year (5-1)

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    xl9 finishes off his Top 25 Games of the Year list with his five favorite games of the year.

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  • 31/31 4 Day 24 (What Day 23? Edition) - An Introduction to the Gaming Kingdom and a Council Meeting

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    Pictured Above: The dumbest thing I have ever don

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    Pictured Above: The dumbest thing I have ever done So where was I last night? Well, I was just working on that. Yes, that giant image right there. See, this is an intro to a new blog series I’m calling “The Kingdom Project”. So what... More
  • 31/31 4 Day 22 - Pistols At Sundown: The Best Duels In Gaming

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    Video game boss fights take on many forms. There are the giant bosses, behemoths which you must best with pure crazy action and gunfire, the strange bosses, bosses that require a unique strategy to defeat, the wave bosses, huge supplies of enemies which... More
  • 31/31 4 Day 21 - The Games I Completed in 2013


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    Looking back on 2013, I find myself thinking of what games I played. There was a lot of good, a lot of bad, and a lot of games I still find myself conflicted about. Of course, listing every single game I played would be next to impossible, so just sticking... More
  • 31/31 4 Day 20 - What A Majora's Mask Remake Needs

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    Ever since Ocarina of Time hit the 3DS, Zelda fans have been waiting for a HD update of the second N64 Zelda games. Things escalated this year when Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds featured Majora’s Mask in the main item hub and other references... More
  • 31/31 4 Day 19 - Top 10 Minotaurs in Gaming

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    I’ve always been fascinated with monsters. From classic myths to modern urban legends, our stories are populated by frightening creatures. However, ever since I was a young boy reading picture books, there’s always been one monster that stood... More
  • 31/31 4 Day 18 - New Spins Nintendo Can Put on Old Franchises

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    Yesterday, I claimed that Nintendo is just rehashing the same game over and over again. While the merits of that statement will be argued in another blog, that’s not what I’m here for today. No, today I will be looking back at the usual suspects... More
  • 31/31 4 Day 17 - The Nintendo Franchises That Need to Return on the Wii U

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    It’s no secret that Nintendo isn’t doing the best this year. From the prediction of Wii U units moved from 9 million to 2.8 million to the strikingly low sales of the Wii U library, Nintendo is losing popularity fast. Aside from the debateable... More
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