Category: Video games

Transitioning to the all-digital video game future

Transitioning to the all-digital video game future
Sony unveiled several games and more information about its upcoming PlayStation 5 last week and there was a lot of information to dissect. However, regardless of hardware, new game announcements feel familiar. I’m excited about Horizon Forbidden West and Spider-Man: Miles Morales among others, but getting excited by new game announcements and trailers is an... Read more »

Replaying The Last of Us in 2020

Replaying The Last of Us in 2020
The Last of Us is widely regarded as one of the best games of all time and is back in the spotlight with the sequel coming out in less than two weeks. What better time to revisit a game about a pandemic causing the decay and fall of all aspects of society than now? I... Read more »

Book review: Blood, Sweat, and Pixels

Book review: Blood, Sweat, and Pixels
My book reviews have been limited to soccer on this blog, but I got through a video game book I loved so much that I had to write about it. Blood, Sweat, and Pixels: The Triumphant, Turbulent Stories Behind How Video Games Are Made by Jason Schreier is one of the more enjoyable reads* I’ve... Read more »
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Finding the right quarantine game

Finding the right quarantine game
Most everyone’s habits have shifted during the COVID-19 pandemic and people have turned to video games in big numbers as a result. Video game sales have been up since everyone is spending more time at home. It makes sense. People need ways to kill time and video games can be great time-sinkers. Last week, a... Read more »

Ghost of Tsushima looks like the samurai Assassin's Creed we never got

Ghost of Tsushima looks like the samurai Assassin's Creed we never got
A samurai Assassin’s Creed game is so obvious that it’s almost shocking Ubisoft hasn’t made it yet. It appears Sony has been, but under its own IP. Stealth, mixed with sword-based combat with some archery? That’s Assassin’s Creed’s wheelhouse. It’s also the wheelhouse of a samurai. Enter Ghost of Tsushima, which is set to come... Read more »