SNES Classic Is Coming This September

Nintendo recently announced a new, but familiar console, the Super NES Classic Edition. After the massive popularity of the NES Classic and its sudden discontinuation only a few months after it launched, fans speculated that the SNES Classic was on the horizon. The SNES Classic, much like its predecessor, is a smaller version of theContinue reading “SNES Classic Is Coming This September”

A Word to the Wise on Assassin’s Creed: Origins

It is hard not to be excited for Assassin’s Creed: Origins. It is going to be the first mainline Assassin’s Creed game we get after a much needed two year break. Ubisoft previously placed their titular series on a yearly release schedule since Assassin’s Creed II. Such a grueling pace did no favors to the seriesContinue reading “A Word to the Wise on Assassin’s Creed: Origins”

Corrupted Blood: From Video Game to Real Life

I have talked a lot about how games and science are heavily interconnected. I’ve covered the various studies focused on video games and gamers; as well as the way gamers help to make massive scientific breakthroughs. However, the link between science and gaming goes even deeper. We have all heard of simulation games. Video games like TheContinue reading “Corrupted Blood: From Video Game to Real Life”

A Quick History Of Educational Video Games

It began with Pac-Man. Kind of. Pac-Man is by no means the first educational video game. Heck it isn’t even an educational video game. But in the wake of the unbridled success of Pac-Man, Educators started to view video games in a different light. Before this point, most educators thought video games were distractions or evenContinue reading “A Quick History Of Educational Video Games”

The Gamer Professionals Show Episode 9 is Now Live

Episode 9 of The Gamer Professionals Show (GPS) is now live! We talk about the notable games that were released this week and give our thoughts on Call of Duty: WWII since the trailer debuted. We also discuss Atlus becoming a bit more lenient regarding their streaming policies for Persona 5, which is a great move inContinue reading “The Gamer Professionals Show Episode 9 is Now Live”

The Last Guardian: Biology Informs Behavior

The Last Guardian for the PlayStation 4 was a project that took nearly a decade to complete. Team Ico began development for the game back in 2007 with a planned release in 2011 for the PlayStation 3. But, as fans are well aware, the game went through a series of devastating setbacks that nearly sawContinue reading “The Last Guardian: Biology Informs Behavior”