Meet Samus

If you take a look around the gaming world today, you will see a lot of representation for female protagonists in games. From Lilith in Borderlands to Kate in Gears of War 4 to Lara Croft in her entire Tomb Raider series, there are a lot of great women roles in games. The first “true” female protagonist was Mrs. Pac-Man in 1982 only 2 years … Continue reading Meet Samus

Better Together!

The concept of playing video games together has been around ever since the very beginning of video games themselves. Whether it was playing Pong against an opponent, taking turns on Centipede to beat your friend’s high score, or taking down bad guys with a friend on the Battletoads arcade game, people love to play together! The two main categories for gaming together are cooperative and … Continue reading Better Together!

Gotta Go Fast

The racing genre of video games has been around for a very long time. The first-ever racing game released was Grand Prix by SEGA in 1969. Yeah, that’s not a typo! 1969 was the same year that Neil Armstrong first set foot on the moon! Since then, racing games have evolved through multiple generations to look vastly different, but they still retain the need for … Continue reading Gotta Go Fast

Bigger is Not Always Better

At least it’s not in the gaming world! In the gaming industry, there are large companies that produce AAA games (Call of Duty, Fortnite, Assassin’s Creed, Halo, etc.) and there are smaller companies that develop indie games. An indie game is a video game that typically comes from a smaller studio and does not have the financial backing of a publisher. Because these small indie … Continue reading Bigger is Not Always Better