Posts Written OnNovember 2017

Why is Gaming Addiction a Thing?

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Games: Cooler than Real Life Just ask any gamer and they’ll be able to tell you: Video games are awesome. As one of my students put it recently: “I can do way cooler stuff in a video game”. I guess he’s got a point. Only in video games can I create a home, life, city, world of my choice without leaving my chair. I can take part in an epic journey, save an entire universe and get away with dangers, risks and choices I’d never live down, or through, in real life. Yet saying gamers play video games because of…

The Last of Us: Game Review

Desperate Times, Desperate Measures The Last of Us is a first person shooter filled with gore, death, hopelessness, and violence. You play as Joel a smuggler in a post-apocalyptic America who is taking a young girl named Ellie to safety across the nation. You battle zombie hordes, other humans, and use any means necessary to win. The Last of Us is a wildly violent horror-fest. Players will be highly engaged by the story, much like The Walking Dead. However, the death and carnage are not worth the price of admission. This game is similar in many ways to DOOM (2016). The…