One of the more popular video game-centric creepypastas, or scary stories shared on the Internet, revolves around an old and extremely obscure video game called Killswitch. The game Killswitch was supposedly released in 1989 by the Karvina Corporation, a company based out of Czechoslovakia, although some sources incorrectly identify it as a Russian company. It […]Read more "The Video Game “Killswitch”"
The Pokemon franchise began as a series of Role-Playing-Games (RPGs) for the Gameboy, and has since expanded into a trading card game, a television show and even a few films based on the show. For kids who grew up in the 90’s and the early 2000’s, it was impossible to avoid the media frenzy surrounding […]Read more "Pokemon: Lavender Town Syndrome"
Everyone remembers certain classic video games that got their start in arcades, such as Pac-Man, Asteroids, Pong, or Galaxian. Some of these games are remembered for their uniqueness, some are remembered for their simplicity, and some are remembered for being the first of a particular genre. In recent years though, rumors have begun circulating around […]Read more "The Arcade Game Polybius"
The Half-Life series is one of the more famous video game series, and helped put the developer Valve on the map. Valve has since done other very successful games such as Left 4 Dead, Portal and the recent Evolve, although Half-Life is the one most remembered for its characters and story. One character from Half-Life […]Read more "Who Or What Is The G-Man?"
The videogame Destiny was released by Bungie (the company famous for games like Halo and Marathon) last year in 2014, and received mostly positive reviews for its gameplay and multiplayer. Destiny‘s story on the other hand suffered much more criticism than Bungie’s previous games which are usually famous for their in-depth plots, intricate settings and […]Read more "The Mystery Behind The Traveler In Destiny"
The third and final game in the Modern Warfare story arc, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, takes the stakes even higher than the previous two games by encompassing the entire globe in World War III. The majority of the plot revolves around the European theater of operations, as the main event is a Russian […]Read more "Modern Warfare vs. Real Warfare, Part 3 of 3"
The second game in the Modern Warfare series, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, was released on November 10th, 2009 to great financial and critical success just like it’s predecessor, although certain fans had mixed feelings due to the game’s departure from grounded-realism to scenes inspired by Hollywood action films such as a Russian invasion […]Read more "Modern Warfare vs. Real Warfare, Part 2 of 3"