Games That Changed Our Lives

March 10, 2018

Games That Changed Our Lives: Combating Sickness With Super Mario Bros. 3

For a medium to bring such delight to my life, I have only one title to thank for it. The iconic video game that set me on my journey, welcoming me into a world of astounding elation: Super Mario Bros. 3.
March 4, 2018
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Games that Changed Our Lives: ‘Earthbound,’ the Greatest Story Ever Told in a Video Game

Chock full of odd charm and humour in a genre that usually takes itself a little too serious, Earthbound is one of the weirdest, most surreal video games you'll ever have fun playing.
March 2, 2018
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Games That Changed Our Lives: ‘Team Fortress 2’ Made Gaming a Communal Experience

Team Fortress 2 opened up gaming as more than a hobby. It showed me how people with passion, talent, and discipline could create a unique experience through video games. Nintendo taught me to enjoy games; Valve taught me to think about them.
March 1, 2018
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Games That Changed Our Lives – ‘Earthbound’ and the SNES

There are few experiences that I’ve had similar to those with my Super Nintendo. Earthbound might have been one of my earliest emotional kicks as a kid, but there were plenty of other games too.
February 25, 2018
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Games that Changed Our Lives: ‘Street Fighter II’ – Hanging at Arcades, Causing Trouble and Kicking Ass

Day after day, Street Fighter II became more than a pass time – it became an obsession. I went from playing the game during my lunch breaks to after school – and on weekends, and at times even skipping class to practice my skills.
February 18, 2018

Games That Changed Our Lives: ‘Mario Party 6’

Not only was Mario Party 6 able to provide the perfect escape during bouts of loneliness, but it also served as the catalyst for bringing my friends together and reigniting our love for local multiplayer games.
February 16, 2018

Games that Changed Our Lives: ‘Life is Strange’ Teaches Us It’s Okay to Cry

I first played Life is Strange in the autumn of 2016. I was in my mid-twenties at the time, so naturally, this article isn’t a tribute to the game that first fanned the flames of my passion for the medium. Moreover, as a pessimistic Englishman who possesses all the artistic flair of a 60-year-old accountant, I had very little in common with the denizens of Arcadia Bay, save perhaps a few painfully familiar moments of teenage angst.
February 15, 2018
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Games That Changed Our Lives: ‘Demo 1’ and ‘Metal Gear Solid’

How a PlayStation "Demo 1" disc introduced me to some strange game called "Metal Gear Solid".
February 14, 2018

Games That Changed Our Lives: ‘Stardew Valley’ Helped Me Learn to Value Myself

'Stardew Valley' is actually a life-changing game. It helps breathe life into those in downtrodden time, like I was.
February 12, 2018
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Games That Changed Our Lives: ‘Baldur’s Gate: Dark Alliance’ Made Co-op New Again

To put it simply if I hadn't played this game way back in the halcyon days of my youth, then I wouldn't be the gamer that I am today.
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