5 Video Game Heroines Who Don’t Need Rescuing

Step aside boys-from fighting slave traders to fighting zombies, these powerful, independent women are here to take names and kick ass. Straight from their virtual worlds, here are five video game heroines who don't need rescuing: 5. Lightening (Final Fantasy) This heroine is a busy lady. After seeking to save her younger sister Serah, Lightning serves [...]

Why You Need to Hit The Gym If You’re a Gamer

While it isn't fair to generalize, gaming is not recognized as one of the healthiest forms of recreation. It's a highly documented fact that "screen time" correlates to weight gain and obesity, and it actively increases food intake in teens and adults. This is bad news for us gamers who on average enjoy playing 6.5 hours in a [...]

Zelda Breath of the Wild: No Install Required!

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is arguably the most anticipated game the Nintendo Switch team has announced. Fans of the Zelda series are literally counting down the days, hours, and minutes to playtime- and for those fans, some very good news has surfaced. Reports are coming in that despite the Switch's considerable storage space (32 GB), there [...]

If You Haven’t Heard of Polygon’s “Monster Factory” You’re Missing Out

On May 4th, 2015, Polygon content creators Griffin McElroy and Justin McElroy published a video entitled, "Monster Factory: Randomly Generating Horrifying Faces in Dark Souls 2"- the idea being to find a game with a customization engine that had the potential to turn a playable character into- well, a monster. The description for the video reads, "In this [...]

Get Ready: The 2nd Wave of the Pokemon Go Craze is Coming

Just when we thought that Pokémon Go mania had officially died down, it looks like the internet may need to brace itself for round two. The augmented reality game that consumed social media in 2016 is getting a considerable update this week. Niantic recently announced that a total of 80 new Pokémon from the second generation of games will be [...]