30 Day Video Game Challenge: Day 11

Day 11 – A Game That Got You Through A Tough Time I’ve talked about this a bit before, but The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion got me through some tough times. When I bought the game, I wasn’t feeling like I particularly belonged anywhere. I was an undergraduate student then and was struggling with some of my classes. My grandmother also passed away that fall—her … Continue reading 30 Day Video Game Challenge: Day 11

30 Day Video Game Challenge: Day 10

Day 10 – Game that Made You Pee Your Pixel Pants You might not know this about me, but I find scary games, well, absolutely terrifying. Sometimes I enjoy being scared, but for the most part, I’d rather watch someone else tackle games like Outlast or watch a Let’s Play. The game that probably unnerved me the most is Resident Evil 7: VR. Of course … Continue reading 30 Day Video Game Challenge: Day 10

30 Day Video Game Challenge: Day 9

Day 9: Favorite Handheld/Mobile Game Unlike some of the previous categories, this one was much easier to answer. The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past is one of my top games period, so it is easily my favorite handheld game. I played it on a well-worn and scratched Game Boy that technically belonged to one of my brothers. There was something about the tone … Continue reading 30 Day Video Game Challenge: Day 9

30 Day Video Game Challenge: Day 8

Day 8 – Your Earliest Gaming Memory I had to really think about this one, and I’m still not certain about my answer. Was my earliest game Dr. Mario? Harvest Moon? Should I count Solitaire? In all seriousness, I think that Frogger and Centipede place in my earliest gaming memories. I can remember sitting in the living room, sometimes on the couch and sometimes on … Continue reading 30 Day Video Game Challenge: Day 8

30 Day Video Game Challenge: Day 7

Day 7 – A Game That Needs To Be Rebooted/Remastered Harvest Moon released on the SNES in 1996. I’m not positive of exactly when I played it, but it must have been a few years after at my cousins’ house. Harvest Moon is one of those games I immediately connected with; it captured my heart and challenged what I thought video games could be. Having to … Continue reading 30 Day Video Game Challenge: Day 7

30 Day Video Game Challenge: Day 6

Day 6 – Game With Graphics/Art That Still Mesmerizes You I’ve never really played a game with art quite like Persona 5 and was immediately hooked by the style. The palette (featuring reds and black) is both bold and helps to portray the maturity of the game. Characters and settings are intricately designed and even the menus are distinctive in their style. And of course, … Continue reading 30 Day Video Game Challenge: Day 6