Gaming

Why Do We Play Video Games?

Why Do We Play Video Games?

Playing video games is the best hobby there is. Sure, that’s my opinion, but I’m certainly not alone. Video games have grown from humble beginnings to become the most profitable of all entertainment ventures. That’s not bad for something that used to be considered a kid’s toy or a novelty…
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Bitcast 110 : The Last of Us 2 has Arrived

Bitcast 110 : The Last of Us 2 has Arrived

In Bitcast 110 the original three are back together as Bert joins to discuss the launch and our early impressions of The Last of Us 2 along with thoughts on EA Play, Star Wars Squadrons, Cyberpunk 2077's latest delay, new Horizon Forbidden West details, and more! Google Play Itunes SoundCloud…
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Why Our Society Needs Video Games

Why Our Society Needs Video Games

When I was a wee lad my folks used to take me to the mall so they could shop. They saw the importance of the arcade and knew it could hold the interest of children while they did whatever needed doing. They would hand me a five dollar bill and…
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Bitcast 107 : Our Predictions for the PS5 Event

Bitcast 107 : Our Predictions for the PS5 Event

In Bitcast 107, Enrique from the Basement Radio Arcade Podcast joins us for the first time to talk about the upcoming PlayStation 5 event and their backwards compatibility plans, Minecraft Dungeons, The Last of Us 2 gameplay, the success of the Witcher and what that means for the future, and…
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The Importance of Music in Video Games

The Importance of Music in Video Games

The rush of storming the lair of evil doers, the crescendo of enacting that perfect heist, the emotional loss of a beloved character, through it all we take in the breathtaking graphics, admire the impeccable lighting, and enjoy the tight controls that engage us with the latest masterpiece of gaming.…
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The Psychology of Grinding in Video Games

The Psychology of Grinding in Video Games

Many moons ago I set off on an adventure unlike any I had ever experienced. It took place across a huge world, sprawling several continents and oceans. There were kings and princesses, magical towns, caverns filled with timeless treasures, and fierce monsters traversing every nook and cranny. I had never…
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