It’s time to do another Character in the Spotlight! Did you miss the first one? No worries click here for the previous edition. This spotlight is going to be a bit different though. Why? Because it’s Halloween and we are going to make it more scary. So we are going to put a very creepy ‘game character’ in the spotlight. Why the quotation marks? Because the subject of this spotlight didn’t originate in games. Where did it originate then? Keep on reading if you want to know more.
Retro games are video games that were developed and released in the past, typically during the 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, and early 2000s. These games are often cherished by gamers (including myself) for their nostalgia, simplicity, and classic gameplay. Maybe that is why we spotted so many new games in an old-school jacket lately.
Let’s take a look at some of these new and upcoming ‘modern retro games‘ and take a closer look at what makes them so retro and therefore potentially cherishable.
GirlGamerGalaxy attended Castlefest and visited the Writer’s market. At this Writer’s market, we had the pleasure of interviewing Patty van Delft. A Dutch fantasy writer whose books will also be available in English. Learn more about who she is, her inspiration, and how to become a fantasy writer.
If you visit our social media a lot, you probably know that all four members of GirlGamerGalaxy visited Gamescom in Cologne Germany last August. During our visit, we met some awesome people and played many cool new games. This article will focus on the fighting game genre in particular. Especially the fighting games I (Purdey) played at Gamescom. Ready? Fight uh no I meant Read!
As the sun shines brightly and the waves beckon, it’s time to hit the beach and indulge in some well-deserved relaxation. But why settle for ordinary beach gear when you can show off your geeky side with a range of fantastic and fun accessories? Whether you’re a gamer, a pop culture aficionado, or simply someone who appreciates unique and quirky items, we’ve compiled a list of cool and geeky beach essentials that are sure to make a splash. From delightful floaties to fashionable bucket hats and everything in between. Let’s dive in and explore the extraordinary world of geeky beach gear.
A while back we wrote an article about gamer-friendly houseplants. In case you missed it you can read it right here. To our surprise, this is one of our most-read articles! So we figured it’s about time for a follow-up. So for all you houseplant-killing gamers out there. Here’s part two of ‘Gamer friendly houseplants’. Extra gamer friendly this time. Why? Because it’s the LEGO edition!
It’s almost February 14, the time of the year to act all sweet towards your partner or partners (we don’t judge) and shower them with presents like flowers and chocolate. At least, that is what a lot of people want you to believe (read: e-commerce). The reality is that you can celebrate however you want with whomever you want! And since you are visiting our blog we assume you want to do something geeky! So here are 14 tips for not traditional but geeky Valentine’s Day activities!
What is Gaming cardio? Well, it is a phrase I just made up, so let me explain. If you visit our website regularly you might have noticed a few articles about fitness. Like the RPG-style workout series called ‘Level up your fitness’, where we basically ‘gamify’ your workout so you can enjoy it more. But what about video games that have a workout already built in? Why not use those games to entertain ourselves and level up our ‘fitness game’ as well? Genius! Right? So here’s my list of suggestions for video games that I consider to fall under the category of Gaming cardio to help you get the best of both worlds!
It’s been quite a while since we wrote an article about (upcoming) live action movies based on anime, comics or videogames (read the last one here). Especially considering that it seems that almost every movie released these days is based on the former. Or did the Marvel franchise just got inside our heads? Time to analyse what’s happening in the wonderful world of movies right now.
The days are getting shorter and colder. The leaves are changing color and saying goodbye to the branches they were attached to. And yes, Starbucks is selling its famous Pumpkin Spice Latte. It is the perfect time to get into the Halloween vibe. A holiday filled with haunted houses, costume parties, and a whole lot of candy. Who doesn’t love these things? Seriously!?