Video Games

The Careless Mind: Review of PS4 Friday the 13th

The Careless Mind: Review of PS4 Friday the 13th

There were so many iconic figures from the 1980s like The Clash, Garbage Pail Kids, Lawn Darts, Go-Bots, Care Bears, the VCR and much more. That’s my short, incredibly short list of items I thought were cool when I was growing up. Then there were movies that scared the shit out of me, Michael Jackson’s […]

DreamHack Masters event kicks off North American tour that has Denver in its crosshair

DreamHack Masters event kicks off North American tour that has Denver in its crosshair

Vegas has been home to some of the best head-to-head sports matchups in history; Tyson vs. Holyfield, McGregor vs. Diaz, and now Virtus Pro vs. Astralis. That last one may boggle your mind, but in the world of eSports and Counter Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO), this is one of the more exciting professional gaming matchups […]

Playing with Perspective: Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII

Playing with Perspective: Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII

Final Fantasy VII is one of the greatest games of all time, but its prequel helped its story and characters to reach even greater heights. Released 10 years after VII on the Sony Playstation Portable, Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII follows the story of Zac Fair, a support character from the original game. The player guides […]

Playing with Perspective: Silent Hill 2

Playing with Perspective: Silent Hill 2

Psychological horror may seem commonplace in games now, but it’s thanks to “Silent Hill 2” that it found its place in gaming at all.  A follow-up to the original Playstation hit, “Silent Hill 2” carried high hopes from fans of the first entry. The original game’s fog-shrouded town swarming with monstrosities set itself apart through well–built […]

Playing with Perspective: Red Dead Redemption

Playing with Perspective: Red Dead Redemption

When game developer Rockstar released “Red Dead Redemption” in 2010, it was tempting to just dismiss it as “Grand Theft Auto” in the Wild West. Upon diving in however, you recognize it’s more than that.  It’s Rockstar reaching for something special and grabbing hold. It’s one of the greatest video games released in the last […]

Revisiting PS3’s “Journey” from Playing With Perspective

Revisiting PS3’s “Journey” from Playing With Perspective

Journey. That one word has a lot of connotations, especially in video games. When we play games or watch movies we’re constantly going on journeys, across unknown worlds or even familiar lands. But what makes something a journey? There may never be a finer example than the indie hit “Journey,” developed by thatgamecompany and released on PlayStation […]

Classic Game Perspective: ‘Ratchet & Clank’

Classic Game Perspective: ‘Ratchet & Clank’

“Ratchet and Clank” is coming to theaters April 29, and the video game was just reimagined on the PS4 for a whole new generation to coincide with the film. Looking back it’s hard to believe that the first “Ratchet and Clank” was released in 2002. Developer Naughty Dog had just released the hit game“Jak and […]

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