The Subtle Horror of “Crawl”

I really liked “Crawl” due to its fresh feeling in a sea (or lake) of unoriginal horror movies and shows. I’m looking at you, Stranger Things. It All Makes Sense! From the beginning “Crawl” made sense in terms of how the story is told. Haley (played by Kaya Scodelario) is able to swim away effectively […]

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“Hellboy” Hell Yeah!

“Hellboy” (2019) directed by Neil Marshall is an interesting film in that it strays from the traditional superhero model and gives the audience a hero that is badass but also tired of the hero gig. Metal and Action While the movie struggles story-wise in some places, the action set pieces are exactly what one would […]

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Why “Us” is a Striking Film

Jordan Peele’s “Us” is a gripping film with a lot to unpack from the opening moment until the credits. It is an interesting look at how we as Americans separate ourselves into the haves and have-nots. Mole People! So to start, there is an obvious reference to people living underground–mole people–in that the “Tethered” live […]

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What is Pay to Win?

What is Pay to Win?

At one point in time, once you bought a game, you owned it. You were able to play the entire game without paying anything more. The “all-in-one” package is slowly becoming a thing of the past, with microtransactions and games being sold in a more piecemeal fashion. While most gamers don’t want games to be […]

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Games That Aren’t Worth Their Price

Games That Aren’t Worth Their Price

There is a long list of games that aren’t really worth the price. This glaring fact of the gaming industry is apparent to all fans, but in the economic climate of this generation developers are vying for consumers’ money. If someone hears that a game is not worth the price, they are not likely to […]

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Xbox Game Pass. What’s the Deal?

I recently bought into the Xbox Game Pass and I have to say, I think it’s worthwhile. There are a lot of games to play with it and talking about each one will take some time but I wanted to start with the pros and cons of it. So let’s get to it.   PROS: […]

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The Last of Us is so DAMN GOOD

I honestly thought they’d be consistent characters after that.

Then that damn cutscene rolled…

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Beautiful End of BotW

The end of Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild¬†is exciting and beautiful in its own right. The player gets to see Calamity Ganon in person and reunite with Zelda. This slideshow shows some of the prettier and more plot-based moments. Although there is no end-game content after all this happens, the game drops you […]

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Storytelling in Video Games

Storytelling in Video Games

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What Makes Something Scary Good?

What Makes Something Scary Good?

Horror games are some of the most popular games on the market. Gamers want to be scared, and people want to watch them get scared. Horror games spawned a form of video content that people love to watch and that is horror game reactions. Felix Kjellberg¬†(a.k.a. PewDiePie) founded one of the highest grossing YouTube channels […]

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