Aug 07

Halo 3’s “Never Forget” Guitar Cover perf. by ArnyUnderCover

  Of all the Halo games, I think Halo 3 gets the least amount of fan treatment (yes, even more than Reach). It’s possible I’m not looking in the right places, but even I wasn’t all that impressed with Halo 3 the first time I played it on the Master Chief Collection. But at least …

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Aug 07

Did you Know These 10 Facts About Video Games – gameranx

gameranx has a fun video that just gives us 10 lesser known facts about video games. I certainly didn’t know any of these.  

Aug 07

Kotaku: “Should You Quit Your Job To Go Make Video Games?” by Steve Marinconz

Kotaku’s Steve Marinconz has a pretty lengthy and thorough guide for the person who has ever asked themselves if they should quit their jobs and join the game industry. It’s a pretty big question and to answer that Marinconz asked a bunch of developers who did just that. He also listed some ways to get …

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Aug 06

Pokemon GO’s “Gym Leader Battle” Guitar Cover perf. by FamilyJules7x

  I haven’t heard nearly anything from FamilyJules7X is a while. Glad to see even he has caught the Pokemon GO bug. I believe he’s done even more of songs from the game too.   He also provides a link to download this song: “Get the MP3 Below! Google Play: http://bit.ly/2aCTtHJ iTunes: http://apple.co/2ac8y4Z Spotify: http://bit.ly/2ac8Bxo“ …

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Aug 06

The Beginner’s Guide and the Death of the Author – Innuendo Studios

  I hope you’re ready for a really deep discussion into authorship and language. Innuendo Studios looks at The Beginner’s Guide and goes into a bunch of different subjects to answer the question “what does it mean?”

Aug 06

“Nintendo Should Have a Trading Card Series” – Fan Art by Cryophase

DeviantArt user Cryophase has some pretty cool looking fan art that would be right at home on a trading card series. Below are some of my favorites, but be sure to check out the full gallery to see even more.   I also know that Amaterasu from Okami and Genji from Overwatch are not Nintendo, …

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Aug 05

Chrono Trigger’s “Epoch: Wings of Time” Cover perf. by Retro Game Remix

  Retro Game Remix gives us some soothing jazz drums and electric bass with his cover of Epoch: Wings Of Time from Chrono Trigger.

Aug 05

Why Women Aren’t Too Hard to Animate – Feminist Frequency

Anita Sarkeesian of Feminist Frequency has a pretty simple and straight forward responding to Ubisoft’s comments from way back in 2014 that women were “too hard to animate.” She rightfully declares that including female characters in these games should be treated as standard and not as some extravagant goal that would require extra work when …

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Aug 05

Polygon: “How we made the best game ever” by Jason Stark

Jason Stark is one of the creators of the indie title “Ninja Pizza Girl” and has written a piece for Polygon on redefining success. In the article, Stark talks about the history of the game’s development and how despite slow sales and the low number of reviews, the feelings he got from just one fan …

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Aug 04

Undertale’s “Spider Dance” Saxophone Cover perf. by Music By Pedro

  I’m trying to not post as much Undertale covers these days, because everyone covers at least the entire Undertale soundtrack, but some covers I can’t resist. That’s why I’m posting Music By Pedro‘s Undertale cover of “Spider Dance.” Partially because I’ve only posted one Undertale cover by Music by Pedro before but mainly because …

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Aug 04

RelaxAlax on Why People Love Undertale

  RelaxAlax has done something a little different with this video. He decided to put forth his idea of why people like Undertale so much and as usual is has to to with story and choices.   And I don’t really agree with it. While I think Undertale is a well-crafted game, I don’t think …

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Aug 04

Kotaku: “What Happens After An Indie Game Fails On Steam” by Nathan Grayson

Kotaku’s Nathan Grayson gives us a sobering interview with the developers of the game “Brigador” in a piece grimly titled “What Happens After An Indie Game Fails On Steam”. While many factors could have played a part in why “Brigador” commercially failed, none of those factors seemed to be exclusive to their team. A lot …

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Aug 03

“The Last Metroid” – Metroid Cinematica by Sam Dillard

  Sam Dillard of SamoStudios has really taken his love for the music of Metroid to the next level. This piece, entitled “The Last Metroid”, is from a project he calls Metroid Cinematica. It is an amazing thing to listen to. I particularly love the cues it takes from the Metroid Prime series.

Aug 03

Pokemon GO Started Off as a Joke – DidYouKnowGaming?

DidYouKnowGaming? gives us the lowdown on the history of Pokemon GO, including how it became a serious project after being an April Fool’s Joke and how it was one of the last projects former Nintendo President Satoru Iwata worked on. It just goes to show you, never discount an idea even if that idea was …

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Aug 03

“The Team Leaders of Pokemon GO” – Fan Art by Tigera

I, like many others, have fallen instantly in love with Pokemon GO’s Team Leaders. I mean, Blanche is the best, but the others are also pretty cool. Tumblr aritst Tigera also seems to love them, as they have made some really cool pieces of fan art of them. Take a look at them and some …

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