Video Games

Short and sweet: Does the length of a game matter?

In this console generation, we have seen a lot of games–especially ones made by indie developers–that are very short in length. Generally, most games are expected to be at least seven or eight hours long, but some games tod...


How will the next console generation be different?

In just a couple of months, the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 will launch, thus beginning the eighth console generation. This upcoming generation is going to be different than any other before. Why, you ask? Let’s examine this. ...


Should children be allowed to play “Mature” games? Let them decide

Video games today are much different from the way they were when my parents were growing up. Long gone are the days of Pong and Super Mario Bros., where everything was happy-go-lucky and innocent. Some games today are a lot lik...



What console should you pick up this Christmas?

This Christmas will be one of the biggest video game lovers have experienced in a while. With two brand new consoles set to release and some opportune price drops, it may seem a little overwhelming if you’re looking to in...


Nintendo’s Hiroshi Yamauchi dies at age 85

Kyoto-based Nintendo said Hiroshi Yamauchi, who ran Nintendo for more than 50 years, died Thursday of pneumonia at a hospital in central Japan. He was 85. Yamauchi was Nintendo president from 1949 to 2002, and engineered the...