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 … Continue reading Why You Need to Hit The Gym If You’re a Gamer
The last 48 hours have been hugely exciting for Destiny players and fans. Today (3/28), Bungie released the Age of Triumph update for Destiny that will allow players to fill out the largest, most comprehensive Record Book yet. And yesterday, teaser art was released for Destiny 2, featuring The Traveler hovering over The Last City … Continue reading Three Ladies We Hope to See More of in Destiny 2
If you were as skeptical about the Nintendo Switch as I was, you might need to take a deep breath. I'll admit I didn't plan on buying the Switch for myself, but after the digital events of the last 24 hours I may end up blowing my tax return on the ever-anticipated console. Here's why: … Continue reading People are Losing Their Minds Over Zelda: Breath of the Wild
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 … Continue reading Zelda Breath of the Wild: No Install Required!
The phrase "Deus vult" (Latin for “God wills it,”) first became popular after Pope Urban II used the phrase to end a speech calling defenders of Christianity to regain their Holy Land from its Muslim occupants in the 11th century. It spread rapidly among European Crusaders as a rallying cry, and is still used today … Continue reading Oops! For Honor Players Accidentally Promote Popular Alt-Right Chant
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 … Continue reading If You Haven’t Heard of Polygon’s “Monster Factory” You’re Missing Out
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 … Continue reading Get Ready: The 2nd Wave of the Pokemon Go Craze is Coming