YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #70

Whew, what a week! If ever there was a need for some gaming goodness, well…never fear, because our YouTube channel is here! Uh…here, actually. No matter where you click, it’s for some YouTube Highlights, which is the perfect remedy for a week such as this one. This time we’re bringing you more from our two…

So…do you play Street Fighter or Mortal Kombat?

With the recent wrap-up of EVO 2018, my own fighting game memories have been churning up a storm! With that in mind, here’s a little blast from my past, an edited version of a post that originally appeared on Recollections of Play, 13 May 2012. “So…do you play Street Fighter or Mortal Kombat?” It’s a…

YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #69

Hey, everyone! Are you ready for more highlights from Virtual Bastion’s YouTube channel? We are ready and raring to share, and we’re not just saying that because it’s Friday. (Though it is, and we are!) On tap today are further adventures in two amazing games: The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past and…

Top 5: Metroidvania Games that I’ve Not Played but Should

Having recently immersed myself in Ori and the Blind Forest, it’s reminded me of how much I enjoy (and occasionally despise but still enjoy) metroidvania games. Of late, it’s been hard for me to turn away from action/shooter madness and open world adventures, but games of Metroid and Castlevania once ruled the roost. Various titles…

YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #68

Hello, one and all. Welcome back to our weekly share of highlights from our YouTube channel! We’ve got a lot to get to today, so let’s get to it! This past week, and once again the vein of “all good things must come to an end,” we bid adieu to Crash Bandicoot, but not before…

Jumping into Nothing: A Breath of the Wild story

This post contains location spoilers  from The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. It’s nearing bedtime, and before my eyes get too heavy, I settle in for a short session with The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.  I don’t have a set goal in mind, rather, the last time I played Link…

YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #67

Another week down, another round of YouTube Highlights! Hello, good people! It’s time once again for us to celebrate our week on YouTube. While more is sometimes merrier, we’ve been keeping things simple by focusing on platformers old(ish) and new(ish), in this case, Crash Bandicoot: Warped (or Crash 3) and Ori and the Blind Forest….

Are We All Ready for Uncharted: The Movie?

Earlier this week, writer and director Allen Ungar released a short, live action (and non-monetized) film based on highly popular Uncharted video game series. Naturally, the film is  titled “Uncharted.” Fans of the games will immediately recognize our hero Drake (Nathan Fillion), his mentor/look-out Sully (Stephen Lang), and, if briefly, Drake’s plus-one, Elena (Mircea Monroe)….

YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #66

Greetings, one and all! Looking at the calendar, it’s quite clear that it’s Friday, and it is therefore time for our weekly rundown of some YouTube Highlights!  If you happen to be joining us for this first time, we take a little time each Friday to post here a few bits of gaming fun from…

Special and Collector’s Editions: What Makes You Want to Upgrade?

Last month Rockstar Games announced its special and ultimate editions of Red Dead Redemption 2. If spending your standard sixty dollars on the regular game isn’t enough, for eighty bucks you can get the special edition that includes a side mission that’s not in the regular game (and one that’s not integral to its story,…