We all have preferences and opinions on our favorite films, TV shows, anime, books and more. However, oftentimes, we will come across a divide. There are times when we will love a story that others despise, while other times, we may wonder why people seem to love a show that just doesn’t seem that good.Continue reading “What Makes a Story Good?”
Tag Archives: Video Games
Some of My Favorites: Ten Nostalgic Video Games!
Sometimes, you just have to stop, and smell the nostalgia. These games are the ones that call up those wonderful childhood memories, of rushing to that console, excitedly putting in that favorite game of yours, and preparing for some good, old-fashioned fun.
My Top Ten Protagonists of Gaming!
Though a protagonist’s eyes, we experience new worlds. Playing a video game for the first time, the main character provides a means, through which we experience the world of the game. If the game is fun, dramatic, action-packed, the protagonist should generally reflect that. And of course, some protagonists do this job far better thanContinue reading “My Top Ten Protagonists of Gaming!”
My Top Ten Happenings of E3!
Two weeks ago, a pretty big event in the gaming world took place. E3, the Electronic Entertainment Expo, provided us all with a look at what the gaming world has to look forward to over the coming years. Of course, some companies did well, some companies did bad, but regardless, the coming together of every majorContinue reading “My Top Ten Happenings of E3!”
Crafting The Perfect Story: The Three Elements of Storytelling
Everyone looks at stories differently. It’s why people have differing opinions when it comes to stories that we enjoy. Some of us like anime, manga, or other similar Japanese stories. Others enjoy the attachment of watching actors on the big screen, or experiencing stories first-hand through a video game. Stories are universal, but as weContinue reading “Crafting The Perfect Story: The Three Elements of Storytelling”
Some of My Favorites: Five Underrated Video Games!
Some video games have the ability to create wonderful memories, even if they aren’t exactly perceived as great. These are the underrated games–titles that have some quality, some merit, but are perceived by many as terrible or bad. For whatever reason, these titles end up being hated by the fanbase, or just hated in general, whenContinue reading “Some of My Favorites: Five Underrated Video Games!”
A Retrospective On The Star Fox Series
Star Fox is undoubtedly one of the legends of classic gaming. But man, where did it go? The franchise is one that I’ve had a LOT of fun with in the past, and I’m quite sure many people recognize the name, as one of the greats. However, if you ask anyone to name the mostContinue reading “A Retrospective On The Star Fox Series”
Team Fortress 2 and Overwatch: The Team-Based FPS Formula
In recent years, a game has been released that helped to redefine and clarify what a “Team-Based First Person Shooter” is. Overwatch is coming up on its one year anniversary, on May 24th, and since then, it’s made waves in the gaming world. Tens of millions have played it, and for good reason. There areContinue reading “Team Fortress 2 and Overwatch: The Team-Based FPS Formula”
Some of My Favorites: Five Great Final Boss Battles!
Final boss battles are often what push video games into greatness. I’m a firm believer in the idea that the ending of a story is imperative to its quality. If the video game in question is beautifully executed up until the end, then you just get that sour taste in your mouth, that it couldContinue reading “Some of My Favorites: Five Great Final Boss Battles!”
My Top Ten Stories of All Time! 5-4
Alright, we’re continuing with my personal top ten stories of all time, moving into the top 5! Now, in my top five, you guys are going to see some of the stories that have influenced me most- influenced my taste in all other future stories, and oftentimes provide standards that I apply to all others. IContinue reading “My Top Ten Stories of All Time! 5-4”