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…

YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #85

And so it is…that time. That time of the week to…to…have some fun! Yes, we are here to welcome in another weekend by celebrating our week’s YouTube Highlights! We are in the thick of things with lots of 3D platforming and adventuring thanks to the like of Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze and Vexx. And if…

Listmas 2018: Most Memorable Moments

Happy Listmas, one and all! It’s that grand time of year where gaming lists rule! We are very pleased to celebrate this blogging holiday once again, and hope that you enjoy the plethora of lists that we have in store for you this month, some of which are themed, while others are of our own…

Listmas 2018: Most Memorable Odyssey Moments

Listmas is back for another season of list-making mayhem!  Santa’s got his list of good and naughty children.  We here at Virtual Bastion have lists for more gaming topics than you can shake a Wiimote at.  In recent months, I got the immense joy of playing Super Mario Odyssey.  Though I had many memorable moments…

YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #84

Happy (almost) weekend, everyone! Oh yes, we are ready to head into the weekend at light speed, but before we do, it’s time to catch up with some YouTube Highlights! And just what exactly has been happening on our channel over the past couple weeks? More than plenty! We’ve been featuring some awesome 3D platforming…

Stalled in Hyrule Castle

It’s not that I wanted to actively quit The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. It just…kind of…happened. I can tell you exactly where things stalled out, too – the second gatehouse in Hyrule Castle. I want to say that it was mostly due to the Lynel, the second Lynel (one was in the…

I’m Grateful For: Overlooked Conveniences

Good day, dear readers!  Are you ready to be thankful!  I can’t hear you!!!  Ahem, it’s time to discuss a few more things the Duck is grateful for in celebration of Thanksgiving.  Today will be a random collection of convenient gaming features the Duck appreciates that most people probably overlook.

Top 5: Food Favorites

Thanksgiving (i.e. today, if you’re celebrating) is a day to honor the three F’s – family, friends, and food! And let’s face it, as much as we enjoy our families and like our friends, food is really where it’s at today. In my household, the day is pretty much defined by festive meals and various…

I’m Grateful For: Certain Life Changes

In celebration of Thanksgiving, we here at Virtual Bastion have decided, in the spirit of gratitude, to discuss some of the things we’re thankful for in the world of gaming.  As I thought over my life, I recalled several things about my early years as a gamer that I’m grateful for…or am grateful that have…

YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #83

Happy Friday, friends! It is that glorious time of the week where we take a moment to share some of the best o’ the best from our week on YouTube! And what a week it as been!  While we bid adieu to the adventures of the Kongs in Donkey Kong Country Returns, we welcomed them…