Twitch Plays Pokemon Returns!

This time last year, a channel on Twitch created something of a phenomenon. It was an emulator of Pokémon Red, but instead of watching someone play the game, viewers could control the character by entering a command in the chat window, such as A or START. It was something of a mess at first, but … Continue reading Twitch Plays Pokemon Returns!

Video Games Live: An Experience Worth Having

Video game music has been on an extraordinary journey since its inception. From its start with simple bleeps of a computerized synthesizer to a slew of beautifully orchestrated pieces, the music of games has become as integral as its storyline or graphics. To showcase this now fundamental piece of video games, a live orchestra, with … Continue reading Video Games Live: An Experience Worth Having

Video Games I’m Thankful For (Part 17)

The seventeenth iteration of “Video Games I’m Thankful For” brings us back to modern day gaming. Released a little more than a year ago, this duo of games, in my opinion, reinvigorated the series for veterans and made for a solid entry point for new players. Let’s see if you agree:

Video Games I’m Thankful For (Part 2)

In the second part of the “Video Games I’m Thankful For” series, I’ll be venturing to a different system. Yesterday I showcased Super Mario Land for the original GameBoy, the first video game I ever received. Today will also be a video game that is dear to me. Check out the second game here:

You Know You’re Old When N64 is a Legal Adult

I remember the day I received my very first gaming system, the original Game Boy. I was mesmerized by Super Mario Land, the stellar graphics (at the time), and simply the fact that I could control a character with the touch of my fingers. Fast forward a few years and a new level of astonishment … Continue reading You Know You’re Old When N64 is a Legal Adult