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”

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: Ranking the Top Ten ‘Persona 5’ Confidants

Hey! Hallie here! Persona 5 is widely, and correctly, considered one of the best video games released in the last few years. Most of the appeal comes from balancing gameplay that consists of spending time with friends and honing personal charms with turning into a supernatural thief and fighting monsters. But the main charm ofContinue reading “Video Games: Ranking the Top Ten ‘Persona 5’ Confidants”

Video Games: Top 10 Animal Crossing Special Characters

Hey! Hallie here! When I’m stressed out, games like ‘Animal Crossing’ always bring me a little bit of peace and a little bit of happiness. A lot of players, such as myself, get a lot of satisfaction out of which villagers occupy our islands and which ones we interact with the most. But I alsoContinue reading “Video Games: Top 10 Animal Crossing Special Characters”

Video Games: Handsome Jack is Still the Best Villain in All of Gaming.

Hey! Hallie here! Let’s be honest, you can’t have a good game without a good villain. Whether the villain is an actual person, a situation, or the main character themselves, no story is complete without a force of evil to challenge the main heroes. We’ve seen a lot of villains in games. Mostly we’ve seenContinue reading “Video Games: Handsome Jack is Still the Best Villain in All of Gaming.”