April was an exciting month with the release of the latest and final Dark Souls game. Psyniac tackled a lukewarm game of past, Kane and Lynch: Dead Men. Connor continued his quest into the realm of strange and confusing Pokemon. Additionally, we got a chance to celebrate Pablo‘s victory in the Mexico City Regionals. Here are the Top 10 Trending Posts From April 2016.


10. 5 More Pokémon I Don’t Understand In The Slightest

poke_cover-2“There are strange Pokémon out there. Pokémon that make Salvador Dali landscapes look like still life. Pokémon that make Ozzy Osbourne’s ‘Crazy Train’ look like the Orient Express. Pokémon that make Nicholas Cage look like a normal human. They exist…”

CONNOR O’MALLEY – 

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9. Psy Reviews It – Kane and Lynch: Dead Men

kaneandlynchheader“This week we shake things up and take up arms by reviewing a game with a “mixed reaction” with cinematic but flawed Kane & Lynch: Dead Men…”

PSYNIAC – 

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8. Top 10 Badass Character Outfits

top-10-badass-character-outfits“A video game character’s appearance is our first insight into who they are. And who among us doesn’t have a soft spot for a good outfit? One that’s aesthetically appealing, one that serves a practical function, and/or moves the story forward…”

JANET GARCIA – 

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7. 5 Games You Didn’t Know Were Made By The People Behind Dark Souls

fromsoftware-games“FromSoftware is a game developer that has found popularity in the gaming industry thanks to their widely popular and best-selling series, Dark Souls…”

ERIC YOUNG – 

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6. Fate/Extella Could See Western Release

fate“Fate/Extella was shown in a direct feed a couple of weeks ago and announced for a PS4/PS Vita release in Japan sometime in 2016. XSEED recently purchased the domain fateextella.com, which points to a possible US release…”

ERIC YOUNG – 

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5. Top 10 Easiest FromSoftware Souls Bosses

gaping-dragon-1“FromSoftware games are known for being notoriously difficult. If you don’t believe me, check out our Top 10 about it. And with Dark Souls III being released today, you might be afraid of playing it because of all the rumors you’ve heard…”

RYAN DODD – 

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4. Top 10 Video Game-Inspired Musicians

lindsey2“Video games affect us all in different ways. Some get a competitive thrill as they demolish all who stand in their way, others explore and immerse themselves in strange and wonderful worlds, and, thankfully for us, some decide to write songs about their experiences…”

CONNOR O’MALLEY – 

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3. Top 10 Sequels that Completely Changed Their Franchise

top-10-sequels-that-changed-their-franchise-header“It’s strange when we look back at a series, a franchise that we’re so used to, yet we fail to notice the massive leaps one entry took to revolutionize the entirety of the series. This list is for those games, the titles that looked at its predecessor and blew it, and our expectations, completely out of the water…”

JOSE HERRIAS – 

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2. Game Over: 3 Common Archetypes That Hinder Female Characters

women-In-games“When Samus Aran removed her armor at the end of the first Metroid game, revealing that she was a woman, it was one of the biggest twists in gaming history. Some of you may disagree, but I think we’re kidding ourselves if we refuse to admit our assumption that Samus was male…”

JANET GARCIA – 

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1. Mexico City Regionals 1st Place Report

Regional-Report“After my first Regionals and an ok but somewhat disappointing Top 8 loss to Night March, I really wanted to make up for that in what is sure to be one of the biggest and most prestigious Regionals in Mexico for this season…”

PABLO MEZA – 

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