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!”

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!”

A Look at Xenoblade Chronicles: Gnostic Roots

Xenoblade Chronicles is one of the most INTERESTING games I’ve ever had the pleasure to play.  Between great characters, a crazy setting (the entire game takes place on the bodies of two planet-sized robots like what the hell) inspiration from,  of all things, ancient Gnostic beliefs, and a great story to boot, Xenoblade is ridiculous in the bestContinue reading “A Look at Xenoblade Chronicles: Gnostic Roots”