The Intriguing Post-Apocalyptic Retro-Futuristic World of Fallout

Since its creation in the 1990s, Fallout has proven to be one of the leading and most influential post-apocalyptic RPGs. The game has set itself apart from other games in the genre with the extensive role-playing system and powerful stories.

Fallout is most commonly recognized for the retro-futuristic, post-apocalypse setting explored throughout the story. The game plays on themes created during the Cold War; mutually assured destruction, nuclear winters, hysteria, government sanctioned propaganda, and extremist nationalism. Continue reading The Intriguing Post-Apocalyptic Retro-Futuristic World of Fallout

Best Video Games of 2016

Although 2017 is going to bring numerous highly-anticipated titles we can’t wait to play, this doesn’t dismiss the fact that 2016 was one of the best years in terms of great video games. During the last 12 months, big-name game studios competed with indie developers in bringing the most original game to market. This competition produced several incredible titles that will become future classics.   Continue reading Best Video Games of 2016

Exciting Video Games Appearing in 2017

2016 was a great year for gaming, with new classics like Overwatch, to long-awaited titles like Final Fantasy XV and The Last Guardian. Of course, with 2016 coming to a close, it’s time to look forward to 2017 and board the hype train, on to what may be next year’s greatest hits! One way to begin showing your excitement is by donning gear from your favorite games and franchises. Continue reading Exciting Video Games Appearing in 2017

Pokémon Go: Which Team Are You?

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Pokémon Go, a game which has adults and children running around in public with their phones out, has so more depth than just catching virtual Pokémon. Pokémon Go also has special locations known as gyms. These gyms can be ruled by one of three teams: team instinct, team mystic, or team valor. Players can have Pokémon represent the gym if their team controls it.

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video game movies

Remember the days when movies based on video games were virtually unheard of? Well, those days are gone … some say forever. Video games are now such big business in the entertainment industry that they have eclipsed other forms of media, and are gaining an increasingly large share at box offices across the country. In this mutually satisfying relationship, studios rely on the popularity of video games to attract movie-goers for increased ticket sales. Gaming companies embrace the entertainment infomercials (movies) that promote their products. It’s a commercial win-win.

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