Category: Editorial

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Super Smash Bros. Most Wanted: Ryu

Plain and simple, there is no fighting game character more iconic than Ryu, Street Fighter’s wandering World Warrior. He is the prototypical fighter that most every 2D fighter creates a derivation of for their lead character. Even the party fighter...

/ July 17, 2014

Super Smash Bros. Most Wanted: Maxwell

“The pen(cil) is mightier than the sword” After putting a lot of thought into this and having written a full article just to scrap it, I have finally landed on Maxwell from Scribblenauts. Little Maxwell would make a great addition...

/ July 16, 2014

Super Smash Bros. Most Wanted: Earthworm Jim

"When all else fails, start blasting!" -Earthworm Jim Truer words have never been spoken. I thought a lot about how I could possibly pick a great addition to an already packed roster in the next installment of Super Smash Bros....

/ July 15, 2014

Super Smash Bros. Most Wanted: Simon Belmont

"Good eeeevening! Step into the shadows of the deadliest dwelling on earth. You've arrived at Castlevania, and you're here on business." I always imagined Vincent Price speaking those lines. I can hear someone doing an impersonation of his voice to...

/ July 14, 2014

Looking Back On Animal Crossing: New Leaf

"I'll tell you a riddle. You're waiting for a train, a train that will take you far away. You know where you hope this train will take you, but you don't know for sure. But it doesn't matter. How can...

/ June 25, 2014

Ludonarrative Dissonance in Open World Games

As gamers grew more indignant with the normative linear story experience of gaming, their dissent led to bigger pushes in marketing moral choices, alternate endings, and more open world gameplay in the big budget games being produced. In 2014, the...

/ June 23, 2014