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Posts by Blue Williams

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    What Game Should You Play Based on Your Zodiac Sign?

    For as individualistic as humans are, we sure like to put ourselves into boxes. Whether it’s your Myers-Briggs type, or your DiSC profile, or your Hogwarts house (*ahem* ten points to Gryffindor), I bet you know where you fit within multiple personality tests. Another tool often used in this fashion is the Western zodiac. Supposedly,…

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    5 Things All 80s Gamers Remember

    When you listen to people wax nostalgic about decades gone by, they tend to most fondly remember the one in which they grew up. For me, that decade is the ‘80s. What an awesome time to be a kid! Watching cartoons like Rainbow Brite, Inspector Gadget, and The Transformers while eating Crispy Critters cereal and…

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    Sonic’s New Design a Good Thing?

    If you’ve spent any length of time online, you’re probably familiar with Sanic the Hedgehog—the name given to hilariously awful fanart versions of the famous Blue Blur. When Paramount Pictures debuted the trailer in April 2019 for their new Sonic the Hedgehog film, fans thought they were looking at some kind of horrible April Fools…

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    Good Games with Bad Cover Art

    “Don’t judge a book by its cover,” or so the saying goes. It’s harder to do than it sounds. Face it, we humans are visual creatures, and we’ve all done this at some point, whether with a game, a person, a place, or an actual book. But that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t strive to do…

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    Ode to the OG XBox

    After Atari closed its doors in 1984, video games became largely the domain of Japanese companies. For the remainder of the 20th century, titans like Sony, Sega, and Nintendo battled it out for supremacy of the gaming industry. The video game crash of 1983 had shown just how difficult it was to enter the home…

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    The 5 Weirdest Pokemon

    Ever since Pokemon Red and Blue first released for the GameBoy in 1996, kids and the kids-at-heart have been trying to catch ‘em all. Pretty much everybody has a favorite Pokemon, whether you’re a fan of the super popular Pikachu, the laid back Snorlax, or the more obscure Breloom. Currently there have been eight generations…

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    5 Innovations That Changed Gaming Forever

    Even though video games didn’t become mainstream until the 1970s and 1980s, people were actually playing them way back in the 1950s, as research for early computer programmers. In the nearly 70 years since then (practically equivalent to an average human lifespan), technology has progressed by leaps and bounds. Not every idea has been a…

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    Sports Games You’ll Love Even If You Hate Sports

    Yay, sportsball! Throw the puck! Kick it into the basket! Strike four! I could go on, but you get the idea. The sports-hating crowd is not shy about sharing their disdain for one of humanity’s most popular pastimes. I do understand—sometimes people’s obsessions with their sport or team of choice can border on hysteria (P.S….