Browsing: Games

We like to try new things here at TopTenz and this is another first for us. Two of our favorite authors have agreed to have a verbal fight to decide who are the most difficult video game bosses. The talented writers defending their choices are Karl Smallwood and Dustin Koski. Both are long-time writers for our…

With an audience growing by the second, YouTube is certainly no longer just for the occasional Flash animation or 30 second clip of giraffes at a zoo. It has genres and entire communities and, much like fan bases that follow movie directors, certain YouTube users have garnered massive popularity. The gaming section in particular has…

Game makers sometimes feel like they can’t just make a fun product in today’s extremely competitive market. They need to make a fun game with a twist in its plot, themes or gameplay. They need to flip some significant trope or some other aspect of their game on its head. These ten games pulled that…

In a society where technology is advancing leaps and bounds every moment, the video game industry is at the forefront of these advancements. The Entertainment Software Association reports that consumers spent $21.53 billion dollars in 2013 alone, and that’s just from American households. Some of that money, as you’ll learn below, has been spent on…

The modern video game industry is a billion dollar juggernaut, but the road that brought us here isn’t without its share of bumps. These mostly come in the form of controversies that contributed towards a negative image that still lingers around gaming today. 10. Mass Effect’s Sex Scandal This controversy actually ended up being quite…

Did you know there’s a chance we could be living inside a video game right now? With titles like Sid Meier’s Civilization, The Sims and Grand Theft Auto we already have some amazing life-simulation games, and if computers keep advancing, the simulations will inevitably get better and more realistic, which is why some philosophers and prominent…

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