The Brilliance of the Souls-like (and Other Difficult Games) – Claiming Victory Over Self-Doubt

It’s no secret to my readers that I like challenging games. It seems like every other review I warn people about a game being on the difficult side (Dark Souls, Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, Elite Dangerous’ learning curve, etc.) There is something so satisfying about beating a challenging game, even more so when the gameContinue reading “The Brilliance of the Souls-like (and Other Difficult Games) – Claiming Victory Over Self-Doubt”

Do Video Game Journalists Need to be Good at Video Games? – Gamers vs. Journalists

I used to be fascinated with gaming journalism. Back when I was a pre-teen, I didn’t have access to the internet, so my source for gaming news was special programs that aired on particular channels. Today, I can open Twitter and get all the gaming news my gamer heart desires. Anyone can write articles andContinue reading “Do Video Game Journalists Need to be Good at Video Games? – Gamers vs. Journalists”

Monetization in Games – When Full Retail Price Just Isn’t Enough

        The idea of getting more money from players after a video game has been acquired is a hot topic in the game industry. With the rise of mobile gaming, it is all too common to see these kinds of additional purchases even when the customer already paid full retail price toContinue reading “Monetization in Games – When Full Retail Price Just Isn’t Enough”