Video Games

One of the most important facets of playing video games is the immersive factor. You can cut yourself off from the rest of the world for a few hours and be transported into a distant land. I often play video games when I feel an incredible amount of stress and...

It has been almost ten years since the 2014 release of Dragon Age: Inquisition. For almost a decade, I have been yearning for the promised next game in the series to no avail. When EA and BioWare finally revealed the title of the sequel, I was beyond elated, but they...

Red Dead Redemption 2’s (RDR2) massive American Western landscape is not just empty fields and dense forests; the game boasts 234 species of animals that you can find throughout the map. That is nearly three times the number of species in Planet Zoo, a game purely devoted to animals. Every...

I have been playing Overwatch since its initial release in 2016 and I reckon it’s high time that I retire this once-beloved first-person shooter (FPS). After over 1,000 hours, I’m done. I have had a complicated relationship with Overwatch 2 for the past year and a half; I enjoy the...

I am rather late to Diablo IV, and it appears that the party is already over. After clocking 77 hours of gameplay over the past few weeks, I find myself struggling to find the desire to log in and continue my journey. The campaign is rather short, but the story...

In Night City, Cyberpunk 2077’s futuristic neon-bathed metropolis, it’s borderline impossible to distinguish between right and wrong. The obscenely rich hold all the wealth while the common residents can barely scrape up enough Eddies (money) for rent. The stars in the sky are eclipsed by projected, holographic advertisements for soda,...

After the critical success of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (BOTW) changed the gaming industry forever, it is not surprising that the sequel, Tears of the Kingdom (TOTK), would do the same. BOTW, released in 2017, inspired many game developers to expand upon the creativity and mechanics...

No one expected indie game developer Arrowhead Studios’ Helldivers II to be one of the best games of the year. In fact, many wrote it off as yet another fighting game and weren’t interested in purchasing it. However, the satirical military game is a critical success and smash hit thanks...

Baldur’s Gate 3 is a massive Dungeons & Dragons-inspired roleplaying game that allows gamers to make their own unique character and become fully immersed in a fantasy, medieval land. What sets Baldur’s Gate apart from other games is the sheer amount of customization; every choice you make affects the story,...

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