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5 Bad games that became huge hits

We’ve seen a lot of bad games over the last ten years. Some of these titles became huge hits, which is a shame of course. Here is the top 5 bad games that became huge hits. And by huge hits, we mean the game at least sold more than one million copies. Now be honest, which of these games did you buy? Continue reading

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7 best Zelda moments of all time

The Legend of Zelda exists for 30 years now. To commemorate this, I picked the seven best Zelda moments spanning the franchise. And of course this means that minor spoilers are up ahead. Are you ready to go on a great adventure? Continue reading

Best Pokémon Spin-offs

Top 5 Pokémon Spin-Offs

The popularity of Pokémon has become massive since the release of the mobile phone spin-off Pokémon Go. The franchise had loads of awesome spin-off games over the years. Here are the five best Pokémon spin-offs we’ve played in the last two decades. Continue reading

Best World War I Games

7 best World War I video games

The First World War is often forgotten when it comes to representation in popular media. Most video games picked The Second World War over this one, but there are a few great game that you shouldn’t be missing out on. As it turns out the greatest and most brutal war of them all didn’t get that much attention when it comes to video games. Here’s the top 7 World War I games! Continue reading

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11 Coronavirus-like outbreaks in popular media

With the Coronavirus outbreak happening at this moment, a little part in us is curious about potential ‘what if’-situations. This is proven by the recent popularity of Contagion (2011) in the Apple iTunes movie store. Let’s have a look at some other examples of popular media like movies, video games and even board games which use a virus outbreak as their main theme. (You won’t find any extraterrestrial viruses or zombiepocalypse movies in here by the way.)

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Santa in Video Games

10 times Santa appeared in video games

Christmas is here and apart of seeing our families, we get the chance to dedicate some time to our favorite activity: Gaming! But how do you stay in the christmas spirit? Easy all you need to do is play Christmas Video games! Here are 10 games in which you can meet Santa. Continue reading

Mario on Non Nintendo platforms

8 times Super Mario jumped on other platforms

Mario Kart Tour and Dr Mario World are almost coming to iOS and Android! Though Super Mario being considered a Nintendo-exclusive character, this won’t be the first time he’ll appear on a third party platform. Here are 8 cases of Super Mario starring on Non-Nintendo systems. Continue reading

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9 amazing local multiplayer video games

With modern video games mainly focussing on online multiplayer, local multiplayer slowly fades into oblivion. However during the good old days there were a few awesome titles that deserve some attention and are still incredibly fun to play. Here are 9 amazing classic couch multiplayer games you should play right now! Continue reading

MC Escher Artwork

7 great Video Games inspired by M.C. Escher

You’re hopefully not here to expect to see some video games heavily influenced by hip hop culture. Because in that case you can’t be much further off. The works made by the Dutch graphic artist Maurits Cornelis Escher mainly feature a ton of mathematical objects and toyed around with perspectives. This can be seen in several of his works of art like Relativity (1953) and Waterfall (1961) amongst many others. Nowadays we see video game artists getting inspired by these great works of art and we often see these forms of inspiration featured in video games. However M.C. Escher, which is his well known abbreviated name, died in 1972 and never might have heard of the video game as a medium. In this article we take a look at a handful of video games that contain both visual and gameplay references to Escher’s art.

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