Tag: video game

Guild Wars 2: Breaking the Trope

  Hearing about MMORPG’s always seem to sound the same in terms of complaints and descriptions. It’s too difficult for beginners, the toxicity of other players, the game mechanics are difficult to understand, they continually ask for money in terms of pay-to-win, etc,. As someone who doesn’t often play MMORPG’s, it’s always been a challenge to look past the grimy outside stigmas of this popular genre. Depending on complete strangers to play and win always seems like a weird concept, much more so when you’re comfortable playing at home relying on your own skills instead of whoever happens to be online. But not all games follow this strict description of set characterization and reliance on other, often hostile strangers.… Read the rest

What Does it Truly Mean to Be an RPG

What’s that sound? It’s your favorite childhood video game coming out to play! Normally with ongoing franchises like Kingdom Hearts, players immediately launch into their favorite game, what they like about the story (if they can actually decipher it), and what their opinions are on gameplay and overall effect. Here though, we are going to take a step back from out old obsession and look at from a different perspective, and a different topic. Let’s question if the game we have been playing since we were nine is really what we think we’ve been playing.

The Kingdom Hearts franchise has been a household name in console games for many years.… Read the rest