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Gaming is an industry with roots stretch back as far as the 1950s, producing pinball machines as the start to the classic arcade game. However, gaming has reached the modern age, with more genres than one could even count and games that span across genres, consoles, and even generations! In our Defining Games series, we take a look at the defining games of history respective to their genre or time period, analyzing how they helped shaped the gaming industry to become what it is today. Series span the old and new, looking at the classics as well as the modern adapations and how together, they have created and sculpted the great world of gaming as we know it today.
January 8, 2015 | Alex Schwartz
Picking on the new kid is not always the best thing to do but old-school gamers have seen the emergence of a new genre known as MOBA or multiplayer online battle arena. We take a look at the history and future in our Defining Games series
September 18, 2014 | Alex Schwartz
Continuing our Defining Games Series with the Shoot em Up genre, going back to the old school style of high-energy, gun-wielding gameplay that was more about fun and memorization than competition.
July 29, 2014 | Alex Schwartz
One of the most dynamic genres in video game history, starting with Double Dragon and Golden Axe in 1987 birthing the Golden Age to modern rebirth with Ninja Gaiden, Devil May Cry, and God of War - Defining Games Series looks at Hack and Slash and Beat em Up Genres.
Structured as an editorial suite series, World of Gaming takes a look at the state of the gaming industry, how it is changing (both good and bad) and where it can go from here. Written by our own TheRedGamer, this series intends to look at the patterns that have emerged in the gaming realm and predict where things are going to go from here alongside editorial articles that rip apart the good, the bad, and the downright ulgy of the gaming indstury.
Taking a highlighted look at many of the up and coming Indie development groups across the gaming realm. We look at what makes their company unique, their developers tick, and get personal with the people behind the scenes.
February 13, 2015 | Alex Schwartz
Venturing into the highly popular mobile gaming realm with Hidden Variable Studios, our newest focus in our Indie Spotlight Series
December 17, 2014 | Alex Schwartz
Exploring the final frontier with colorful explosions is the great game, Reassembly, created by Anisoptera Games. We had a chance to chat with Arthur, the developer behind the game alongside featuring the game in our Indie Highlight series!
Giving a focus on the games that came before us, paying homage to the past premiere games and looking at how they stood up in their own time and managed to stay relevant in the modern gaming age
Moving away from the electronic focus is Unplugged, looking at non-video games both in the main and indie realm ranging from board games, card games, to social party games
April 10, 2015 | Jason Loch
Monte Cook's Numenera is a tabletop roleplaying game set in a far-future version of earth known as the Ninth World. Numenera focuses on discovery rather than monster slaying, and players are encouraged to make use of various bits of ancient technology that they discover in the course of their travels.
Taking a less restrictive approach to gaming discussions with no scripts! Taking a basic concept in gaming and having a simple discussion with it in the Discussions in Gaming series