Video Games: Why You Should Play ‘Hades’

Hey! Hallie here! ‘Hades’ seems to be the game everyone has been talking about recently. Especially since the game was released for the Nintendo Switch. But this game has also chased many gamers away. After all, roguelike games are frustrating by nature. Roguelike games rely on the player having to start from the beginning whenContinue reading “Video Games: Why You Should Play ‘Hades’”

Video Games: Top 10 ‘Animal Crossing’ Animal Species

Hey! Hallie here! A few days ago I decided to rank all of the species of villager in ‘Animal Crossing’. All of them. I went through most of the categories but, to keep the post from getting too long, I decided to save my top ten for a post all on their own! So here’sContinue reading “Video Games: Top 10 ‘Animal Crossing’ Animal Species”

Video Games: ‘Animal Crossing’ Species Ranked

Hey! Hallie here! Bunny day is just a day away for Animal Crossing fans, fortunately. There is nothing more frustrating than trying to farm for some much needed resources only to end up with your pockets full of eggs. But while this egg hell that comes every Spring is coming to a close, it isn’tContinue reading “Video Games: ‘Animal Crossing’ Species Ranked”

Video Games: Upcoming Live Action Projects

Hey! Hallie here! Recently we got some major news about two different video game franchises getting adapted to live action formats. The first is ‘The Last of Us’ which is getting an entire series on HBO. The second is a ‘Borderlands’ movie from director Eli Roth. Adaptations of video games have been notoriously bad onContinue reading “Video Games: Upcoming Live Action Projects”

Books: Harry Potter Characters That Deserve More Recognition Than Draco Malfoy

Hey! Hallie here! There’s been a lot of talk amongst Harry Potter fans about which characters are much worse than the books seem to think they are. Among these characters are Albus Dumbledore, who left Harry in an abusive home, Severus Snape, who bullied children as a grown adult, and of course, Draco Malfoy. EvenContinue reading “Books: Harry Potter Characters That Deserve More Recognition Than Draco Malfoy”

Video Games: Final Fantasy VII’s Female Characters Then and Now

Hey! Hallie here! I’ve been thinking a lot about Square Enix and their female representation recently. Earlier this week I made a post about how disappointed I was when I returned to ‘Kingdom Hearts’ after a few years of not playing it. One of the reasons I was so disappointed was because of the femaleContinue reading “Video Games: Final Fantasy VII’s Female Characters Then and Now”

Video Games: ‘Kingdom Hearts’ Is Disappointing

Hey! Hallie here! My favorite game growing up was ‘Kingdom Hearts 2’. It was given to my family randomly because we loved Disney and because we had a dusty PS2 that we never used. None of us had played the first ‘Kingdom Hearts’ game. None of us played video games at all. However, it interestedContinue reading “Video Games: ‘Kingdom Hearts’ Is Disappointing”

Video Games: Games to Play When It’s Raining

Hey! Hallie here! The winter season is bringing a lot of rain to my house right now, which happens to be my favorite type of weather. I love relaxing indoors while it’s raining. Usually that means I’m reading some kind of book, but there are several video games that fit the perfect, relaxing, gloomy vibeContinue reading “Video Games: Games to Play When It’s Raining”

Twins in Media: Jacob and Evie Frye vs. Robert and Rosalind Lutece

Hey! Hallie here! We’re finally to this week’s Twins in Media post! For this week, I’m going to be comparing some of the most iconic representations of twins in video games. The ‘Bioshock’ and ‘Assassin’s Creed’ series are some of the biggest video game series of all time and each have a very different approachContinue reading “Twins in Media: Jacob and Evie Frye vs. Robert and Rosalind Lutece”

Video Games: Romances That are Better Than Cullen’s

Hey! Hallie here! Dragon Age Day just happened and the fanbase learned a few important things while it was happening. One is that some of the lead writers, such as Mark Darrah, decided to retire from BioWare. Another was that Cullen’s voice actor, Greg Ellis, is a complete jerk. Not only did he attack MarkContinue reading “Video Games: Romances That are Better Than Cullen’s”