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 2 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.

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…

Why is Fortnite So Damn Popular?

Fortnite, Fortnite, Fortnite, FORTNITEEE...

Everywhere I look, I see Fortnite. I thought school would be safe because phones are not allowed, but someone has vandalized the wall. Every time I go down for the break, I see a huge "Fortnite" written on the wall.

I believe that Fortnite is a pretty slick game, and I used to play a lot. And I mean a lot. But the last couple of seasons I've started to lose interest. The fact that it's everywhere, literally everywhere, has driven me crazy.

For the last few days, I 've embarked on a journey to find out why is Fortnite so damn popular. I've finally found the answer, and I'm going to feast your eyes on why so many people like this damn game. Let's face it, 78.3 million is not a small number!
Graphics I thought graphics in video games don't matter, but Fortnite taught me otherwise.
The first thing we notice when we play Fortnite are the graphics. While it does look like a PS2 game, I have to say that the gr…

Why Red Dead Redemption Is Going To Be Phenomenal

Around a month from now, a game is going to grace our world. Many people will be enlightened by the mere beauty that is Red Dead Redemption 2!!

I played the first one in 2017. While it didn't feel magnificent to me due to the outdated controls and graphics, as well as the huge and empty world, it did have a great story that I was invested in.

Red Dead Redemption 2 is the most highly anticipated game of the year, simply because people want to experience John Marston's past life or just want the plain Rockstar Games experience.

Without further a due, here are the reasons why Red Dead Redemption 2 will simply be phenomenal.
It's Set in 1899 America This might be just me, but for all those history lovers out there, Red Dead Redemption 2 is going to be a treat.
The Wild West is not an era that has been explored in gaming a lot. The game will explore how America is finally taming the West and how outlaws must abandon their old lives or be hanged.
It's great to play a game t…

7 Reasons Why Assassin's Creed: Odyssey Will Be Awesome

Huge Assassin's Creed fan here. And with Assassin's Creed: Odyssey about a month before release, the hype is through the roof.

Ubisoft: Quebec has worked to deliver us gamers a game that looks like an Origins DLC but introduces enough stuff to be a standalone title.

Anyway, I'm not here to hate on the game. I've played it, and it's simply amazing.

So, stop playing that stupid game called Fortnite, and feast your eyes on these 7 reasons why Assassin's Creed: Odyssey will be just amazing.

Keep in mind, the following are just my opinions, so don't lynch me in the comments.
Bounty System The bounty system in this game, in and of itself, is another new game of its own.
It's so much different from Origins. Bounty hunters or mercenaries, whatever you want to call them, come with different tiers, levels, and special abilities.
They'll show up trying to hunt you when you've committed crimes across the Greek Archipelago.
The best part is, it's not ju…