Next Generation’s Games

I've recently seen a number of videos of younger children, in the age range of eight to twelve, performing the "Fortnite Dance" in public spaces. They're not doing this in any small number either. We're talking about hundreds of kids gathered in a single place, dancing in a way that makes anyone not "in the know" scratch their heads...

Internet People

The internet is a scary place. Twenty years ago, everyone I played online games with wanted to murder me. The ones that didn't were planning on skinning me alive and adding it to their collection. A few of those people had seen Silence of the Lambs a few too many times and were just waiting for an unsuspecting youth to log into the internet so they could pull them through the monitor and force them to put the lotion in the basket.

Forge Onward

I began playing online games when I was thirteen years old. My very first MMORPG was a game called Dark Age of Camelot and it existed in a time when the genre was still new and trying to find their own way. I remember wandering past the verdant forest of some distant land, scattered with ruins and monsters. A dusty path twisted through the winding maze of...

The Political Battlefield of Games

In the past, I've been critical of political insertions into our video games and I feel I've done that with good reason. It's no secret that politics are entering the world of gaming and players are quick to call out the responsible parties for any perceived offense. Sadly, this makes it sound as if...

Cyberpunk 2077 – The Game of The Future?

During the recent Gamescom event, CD Projekt Red finally unveiled the gameplay demo for their upcoming RPG, Cyberpunk 2077. The pre-recorded and narrated gameplay demo shocked nearly everyone who saw it, myself included. “Now this, this is the future of gaming right here” I thought to myself as the neon lit scenes played out, accompanied by driving rock rhythms. I was...

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