Zach B., Author at Leviathyn's Posts

In The Game

In The Game

One the things you'll hear from gamers on the Internet is that certain things "pull them out of the game.". Weather it has to do about cut scenes, graphics, QTEs, and so on, some things just break immersion for some gamers, I understand this completely, I appreciate escapism and immersion, but to me, immersion isn't about makign the game feel or look realistic. »

Things I Learned Making And Watching Let’s Plays

Things I Learned Making And Watching Let’s Plays

As I've mentioned more then once, I do Let's Plays on my YouTube channel of games via emulators, downloadable games, and RPG maker games like The Witch's House. There are some things about Let's Plays that you should know if you ever consider doing them yourself. »

An Early New Year’s Wish List

An Early New Year’s Wish List

December is here and I already can't wait for Christmas, I'm getting a WiiU and a PS2 because my model of PS3 doesn't play my PS2 games (but still plays my PS1 games, someone needs to explain the logic of that to me.). I know it's a little bit early but I figured I'd make a new years wish list, cause that's what you do at the end of the year when you write about video games and anime, but instead ... »

What Mario Kaizo Has Taught Me.

What Mario Kaizo Has Taught Me.

Recently on my YouTube channel I started a Let's Play of the Super Mario Kaizo Hack, I actually feel as though playing it has taught me something about controls in games. »

What I’d Like to See In Ape Escape 4

What I’d Like to See In Ape Escape 4

I love Ape Escape more then any other series, and I want a proper fourth game for the PS3 and I have few niffty ideas for it. »

Gaming pastas

Gaming pastas

Now, if you watched my Youtube videos you'd know im a big fan of creepypasta, the inernet equivilent of campfire stories. There are creepypastas about monsters, slenderman, mental illness, TV shows, and yes, even video games. Unfortunatly, a lot of gaming pastas are incredibly dissapointing. »

Sex Cel-Shaded

Sex Cel-Shaded

Dan Houser, co-founder of Rockstar games, said in an interview with the Guardian that during the "Hot Coffee" scandal of 2005 "We never felt that we were being attacked for the content, we were being attacked for the medium, which felt a little unfair. If all of this stuff had been put into a book or a movie, people wouldn't have blinked an eye." The whole thing about sex and sexuality in video ga... »

A Look Back on Gex the Gecko

A Look Back on Gex the Gecko

Nowadays the Gex series seems overrated, and the constant repititions of cathphrases and references of 1980s and 90s TV culture seems annoying, but I really feel like the Gex series had something going for it. »

Avatar: Cartoon or Anime? How About Both?

Avatar: Cartoon or Anime? How About Both?

A subjuct a of speculation amoung anime fans and Avatar fans is wether it should be considered an anime or not. There are opinions on both sides, but the main arguement for the no side is that because Avatar is made in America, not Japan, it's a cartoon not an anime. but here's the thing: Cartoons and anime are the same. »

Hardcore Gamers: Why They Need to Stop

Hardcore Gamers: Why They Need to Stop

Spend enough time on Internet gaming forums and Xbox live and you’ll hear the “hardcore gamers” declaring themselves to be superior to other gamers,¬†espically casual gamers. I’ve met hardcores who think online multi-player FPS is the only real way to play, I’ve met hardcores who think competitive gaming is the only real way to play, I’ve met hardcore gamers who ... »

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