Top 10 – World Destroying Monsters

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Cosmic destroyers, world eaters and Earth shatterers – Oh my! A good world destroying monster doesn’t need to be above mortality, but it certainly helps! An antagonist who offers grave consequences for those who don’t manage to defeat them, the world destroying monsters of fantasy, sci-fi and legend are always amongst the toughest enemies. Ignoring just how tough these bad guys are, it’s time to check out our Top 10 World Destroying Monsters. Continue reading “Top 10 – World Destroying Monsters”

Top 10 Role Playing Games

Grand stories, lush landscapes and gripping character development – These are the three real key components for a successful Role Playing Game, of which all of our choices this week have in abundance. It’s time to equip the best gear, check our stats and see if we will get that legendary drop we’ve been grinding for hours for – So stick around and check out Timlah and Joel’s Top 10 Role Playing Games!

GeekOut Top 10s

Grand stories, lush landscapes and gripping character development – These are the three real key components for a successful Role Playing Game, of which all of our choices this week have in abundance. It’s time to equip the best gear, check our stats and see if we will get that legendary drop we’ve been grinding for hours for – So stick around and check out Timlah and Joel’s Top 10 Role Playing Games!

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Top 10 – Old Games Companies We Loved

Ladies and gentlemen, geeks and nerds, we are gathered here in memoriam of those we have lost but not forgotten. This is a sad Top 10 to have to write, because the games companies we have assembled below have all contributed titles to history that have inspired and driven creative minds world-over to go into games design, or in some other way create incredible works. For reasons beyond their own control these companies have fallen by the wayside to create no more.

GeekOut Top 10s

Ladies and gentlemen, geeks and nerds, we are gathered here in memoriam of those we have lost but not forgotten. This is a sad Top 10 to have to write, because the games companies we have assembled below have all contributed titles to history that have inspired and driven creative minds world-over to go into games design, or in some other way create incredible works. For reasons beyond their own control these companies have fallen by the wayside to create no more.

Join us, one and all, as we mourn the Top 10 games companies who are no longer with us. Continue reading “Top 10 – Old Games Companies We Loved”

Shocking Deaths in Gaming

Have you ever played a game where you’ve become so emotionally invested in the characters, only to find that one that you’ve become attached to has now passed on? What about whenever you die in a video game, where there’s no health remaining and you reach the dreaded Game Over screen? It can make your skin crawl.

This is a look back at some shocking deaths I’ve encountered in gaming, how we become so engrossed in a character and why it sort of hurts us on an emotional level whenever we realise we’ve failed the character.

Have you ever played a game where you’ve become so emotionally invested in the characters, only to find that one that you’ve become attached to has now passed on? What about whenever you die in a video game, where there’s no health remaining and you reach the dreaded Game Over screen? It can make your skin crawl.

 

This is a look back at some shocking deaths I’ve encountered in gaming, how we become so engrossed in a character and why it sort of hurts us on an emotional level whenever we realise we’ve failed the character.

 


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