Listmas 2020: The Duck’s Top Games from 2020

The Duck played a whole bunch of games this year, partly thanks to some really good sales, allowing me to download a good deal of digital games for sometimes as low as $5 or even $2!  Now that’s one heck of a deal!  Since I didn’t exactly buy that many games that were actually released…

YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #153

Up this week: GRIS (various, 2018-2020) – in a game quite like no other, we take an evocative trip through the manifestations of painful emotions as experienced by a girl names Gris. Yoshi’s Island (SNES, 1995) – it’s up to Yoshi to reunite two young, and famous, brothers in this classic and stylish 1990s platformer….

YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #152

Up this week: Super Mario World (SNES, 1990) – join as we play through this classic game where Mario must save Princess Toadstool and Dinosaur Land from Bowser’s clutches! Cuphead (Switch, 2019) – let’s help Cuphead get out of trouble on Inkwell Isles with in this award-winning and masterfully styled run and gun game. [FINAL]…

YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #151

Up this week: Super Mario World (SNES, 1990) – join as we play through this classic game where Mario must save Princess Toadstool and Dinosaur Land from Bowser’s clutches! Cuphead (Switch, 2019) – let’s help Cuphead get out of trouble on Inkwell Isles with in this award-winning and masterfully styled run and gun game. Nostalgic…

Ranking Cuphead Bosses: Easiest to Hardest

Since Cuphead‘s release in 2017, the game has become known for two major things, its 1930’s art style and high difficulty.  Now that I, too, have suffered through the many challenging bosses of Cuphead, I thought it would be fun to rank all 19 from easiest to the ones that walloped me the most thoroughly. …

YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #150

Up this week: Super Mario World (SNES, 1990) – join as we play through this classic game where Mario must save Princess Toadstool and Dinosaur Land from Bowser’s clutches! Cuphead (Switch, 2019) – let’s help Cuphead get out of trouble on Inkwell Isles with in this award-winning and masterfully styled run and gun game. Nostalgic…

Cuphead: A Swell Time

When Cuphead was originally released in 2017, people just wouldn’t stop talking about it.  And based on the screenshots I had seen, the game looked cool enough with its 1930’s style graphics.  Nevertheless, I was never actually tempted to try it myself, but rather decided to watch a playthrough of the game on YouTube.  And…

YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #149

Up this week: Super Mario World (SNES, 1990) – join as we play through this classic game where Mario must save Princess Toadstool and Dinosaur Land from Bowser’s clutches! Cuphead (Switch, 2019) – let’s help get Cuphead out of trouble on Inkwell Isles with in this award-winning and masterfully styled run and gun game Nostalgic…

YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #148

Up this week: Super Mario World (SNES, 1990) – join as we play through this classic game where Mario must save Princess Toadstool and Dinosaur Land from Bowser’s clutches! Cuphead (Switch, 2019) – let’s help get Cuphead out of trouble on Inkwell Isles with in this award-winning and masterfully styled run and gun game Nostalgic…

Listmas 2018: Top Games with Stylized Graphics

With video game graphics getting more and more realistic, the games that really stand out to me above all others are actually those with interesting and unique art styles.  There’s certainly something to be said for a game that looks like a work of art, and below, I’d like to list my top examples of…