Did Joel Doom Humanity in The Last of Us?

I know it's late, 5 years too late, but I finally got to experience this masterpiece of a game back in August.

When I finished The Last of Us, I couldn't stop thinking about that ending. How can my Joel, MY Joel, do something like that?

By the looks of it, Joel doomed humanity by saving Ellie. But I knew there was more to this than just a cookie cutter ending. There had to be more!!

After watching a dozen videos and reading several forum posts, I finally answered the question that was stuck in my head. That question being "Did Joel doom humanity?".

Throughout the game, Joel and Ellie make their way through several states to reach the Firefly lab and reverse engineer a vaccine from Ellie. A vaccine that is the only hope left for humanity.

Joel outright murdering the Fireflies seemed like you destroyed the 20 or so hours prior of reaching the ending. The game had no purpose anymore, The entire time we are told the vaccine will save humanity, and BAM, Joel steps in and…

Horizon: Zero Dawn Review - A Worthy Exclusive

This review may be 2-3 years late, but since I enjoy writing reviews, I'm going to write one for this game. And I especially enjoy writing reviews for games that I immensely liked.

I went into Horizon: Zero Dawn without expecting much. All I knew was that this game was released to critical acclaim a couple of years ago. That it was a mix between action-adventure and RPG. That this one was an exclusive worthy of a PlayStation purchase alone.

Horizon: Zero Dawn is many things, and also authentic. It borrows a lot from other games, like the crafting and skills menu, yet it feels all unique. Unique that not one game has showcased a post-apocalyptic world so glimmering with life, and so shiny. How many games has pitted us against huge dinosaur-esque machines. Let me tell you. Nil. No pun intended.

Right from the start, we are introduced into this surreal world. Right from the first mission, this sense of danger is engraved in you. You are taught the basics of survival, that you need t…

The History of Collectables in Video Games

It is a completionist's worst nightmare to purchase a game and discover that there are a total of 700+ collectables found in the game's world.

I am a semi-completionist, if that word exists, and sometimes I do embark on the quest to collect all of the collectables in a game, even if it means dozens of hours wasted on a tedious part of a game.

While playing Red Dead Redemption 2, I found that there are a plethora of collectables, ranging from dinosaur bones to rock carvings to dreamcatchers and exotics. While collecting these, I asked myself, when did collectables become mainstream that almost every game includes them?

Without further a do, I'm going to share my findings on the Internet about the history of collectables.
The Pioneers There isn't an exact game that featured and introduced collectables for the very first time.
What we know, however, that collectables first started to appear in arcade games around the 80s. Games like Pac-Man, which its entire gameplay fea…

Red Dead Redemption II Review - One Last Score!!!

This review contains heavy spoilers for the story of Red Dead Redemption II so read at your own discretion. This is my first review, so I'm open to feedback to make them better. 

"By 1899, the West had nearly been tamed" reads the screen as I fire up Red Dead Redemption 2. The gang is on the run in the Grizzlies after a botched heist in Blackwater.

Dutch, Micah, and an outlaw known as Arthur Morgan venture out into the storm to find supplies. We find an old house and Dutch approaches it as we stand watch.
"There's a body here" Micah whispers to Arthur. I equip my cattleman revolver and aim. The mission objective is simple: Protect Dutch. As soon as I fire and the theme kicks in, I knew I was playing the best game this generation.
Rockstar has worked hard to offer us a game that truly exceeds in almost every category. It will surely be hard to find a game that will surpass this one. Rockstar gave us a game based on realism. While I was astonished to find out…

How Red Dead Redemption II Defies Modern Gaming

I'm not going to be one of those assholes who'll walk down the streets and shout "Modern gaming sucks!!". I'm not one those stereotypes.

In fact, I believe modern gaming is better. The current generation of games cannot be rivaled since they have Horizon: Zero Dawn, Spider-Man, God of War, The Witcher and so much more.
The last week or two, I've spent all of my free time immersing myself in the world of Red Dead  Redemption 2. While I'm still in chapter 3 and maybe put in about 20 or so hours, I have formed quite a few opinions on the game.
I've come to the conclusion that Red Dead Redemption 2 defies modern gaming as a whole. Actually, it might usher in a new age of gaming.
If you tell me to describe modern gaming, I'm likely to say fast-paced, action-packed, huge sandbox worlds, multiplayer... but most importantly I will stress on fast-paced gameplay.

Red Dead Redemption 2 has decided to defy the rules of modern gaming. And let me tell you how.