Written by Dyllan Rodrigues-Miller // Header Image from Hinterland Studios Five days ago, I finished writing an article that I was sure would remain relevant for quite some time. I was in the midst of the longest dark ever, patiently waiting for the sun to rise and then quickly descend on the Canadian wilderness. My little survivor sandbox heart was […]
First Time Long Time is about making the effort and experiencing some of these classics that might have slipped us by and seeing how they hold up so many years after their initial release. This week it’s time to talk about ActRaiser!
Written by Dyllan Rodrigues-Miller // Edited by Drew Beyer // Header Image courtesy of Hinterland Games A few months ago, my boyfriend and I were sitting on our couch, browsing through various games available on his Xbox One. We were discussing our preferences, weighing our options, and generally coming up empty… until we stumbled across something intriguing. It was titled […]
Written by Andrew Busch // Edited by Drew Beyer // Header Image courtesy of Blue Hole The wind whistles past my character as I skydive toward a small cluster of houses in the middle of a giant grassy island. Right as I near the ground my character pulls the rip chord and my parachute deploys. My dive this round is […]
Written by Colin Burns // Edited by Andrew Busch // Header Image VG247 Video game music is sometimes so understated that you can make it through a whole game without even acknowledging it. When the game is stripped away, you can really begin to appreciate some of this incredible music. Every week I will share a few of my favorite […]
Written and uploaded by Drew Beyer // Edited by Andrew Busch // All images from Snake-Pass.com I’m not very good at being a snake. I add this to the ever-growing list of strange life lessons I’ve from gleaned from video games thanks to Snake Pass, a recent indie title. I’m not entirely sure what to do with this information, but […]
Written by Joe Ahart // Edited by Andrew Busch // Banner image courtesy of Chance Game Studios Whenever I play games on my phone, I always remember back to when Doodle Jump was the biggest deal in the world, and looking at the contrast for games today amazes me. Seeing games come so far never fails to impress, and […]
Here are all the games the Game FES staff is playing this weekend (4/8/17). What are you playing? What are your thoughts on these games?
Video game music is sometimes so understated that you can make it through a whole game without even acknowledging it. When the game is stripped away, you can really begin to appreciate some of this incredible music. Every week I will share a few of my favorite songs from one of my favorite games. Some of these games will be classics while others may have been regrettably forgotten or overshadowed. This week we face out, hold out and reach out for Persona 4!
I blame Hidetaka Miyazaki for the countless hours of my life I’ve spent seething in anger, awash in the dull light of a tv, equal parts spellbound and infuriated by his incredible Dark Souls series.
Written by Dyllan Rodrigues-Miller // Uploaded and edited by Drew Beyer // Cover image courtesy of Playstation.com, doctored by Drew Beyer (Editor’s note: the following contains major spoilers for The Witness along with strong language. You’ve been warned.) Dear The Witness, Oh, how I loved thee. I loved you so much, I played until my eyes couldn’t stay open anymore and then […]
Written by Aidan Falk, Dyllan Rodrigues-Miller, Nate Bentley // Edited by Andrew Busch // Illustrations by Andrew Busch An editor, a let’s play-er, and an artist all talk favorite games for a second round of Choose Wisely! Read through and feel free to talk about your favorites with us! AIDAN FALK: THE WITCHER 3: WILD HUNT To choose a favorite game from my […]
Take a look at some of the fan art our staff has made for the games and movies we love as well as ones we are excited about! We will update this frequently with our newest works!
The Nintendo Switch was finally released on March 3rd. Supply hasn’t been a disaster like the NES Classic Mini Whatever, but it is a new console so it’s still going to take some time to get the system into the hands of everybody who wants one. Because I’m someone who managed/decided to get a Switch on launch day, I will lay out my experiences so far. Behold!
When you were younger, what was your favorite type of music? Did you have a cool older sibling who got you started in the right direction or did you get lost in the doldrums of Kidz Bop and the like? No matter what you listened to in your parents cars, if you’re reading this site, chances are the music you heard most as a kid was video game music. That’s where bands like Bit Brigade come in.
Written and uploaded by Drew Beyer // Edited by Andrew Busch // Feature image courtesy of Zelda.com “My god, this game is horrible,” my friend Andrew Huber says, returning to Earth after spending twelve straight hours immersed in Breath of the Wild’s gorgeous rendition of Hyrule. He means “horrible” in the sense that once you start playing this newest installment […]