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Top 10 Co-Op Games to Play with a Partner (Part 1)

Co-op gaming has been big in my life the past couple of years since my partner didn’t live in the same area as me. In any relationship, you try to spend as much time together as possible, with us being in a long-distance relationship we are limited as to what we can do together and for many others lately with having to self- isolate during the covid-19 pandemic. Being both gamers it’s natural to want to dive into co-op games. Saying that these are games that I have explored with my partner and have loved. Fair warning. I am TERRIBLE at

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How ‘Quake’ Helped Define the Gaming Industry

Before Counterstrike, Unreal  Tournament, and League of  Legends, we had Quake—a first-person shooter game in 1996 that inspired many of the best titles in modern gaming. In fact, when IGN  interviewed creative director Tim Willits during Quake’s anniversary  in 2015, he commented, “If you look at games today, and if you look at the shape of the video game industry, Quake was actually more influential than Doom was.” And Doom introduced a lot of new things, from mod scenes and pseudo-3D graphics, to AI and action multiplayer. To say that another game is more superior—and one that came after Doom, at

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The Upcoming Death of Two Decade’s Worth of Browser Games

Adobe Flash is one of the last remaining multimedia applications for web browsers still functional on popular browsers. In its wake are other applications such as Adobe Shockwave, Microsoft Silverlight, Unity Web Player and Java Applets – all which have since been completely discontinued or are on their last legs. But this doesn’t mean the future is looking any brighter for Flash, Adobe plan to completely cut support for it by the end of 2020 and large browsers such as Google’s Chrome, Mozilla’s Firefox and Microsoft’s Edge plan to follow suit and remove functionality with their browsers before the year is up.What this

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Opium Pulses' Ultimate Desktop Build for 2019

Have you always wanted to build your own desktop computer but don't know what components you need to search for? Do you have a beefy budget but don't know how best to spend it?This article is aimed to help those who need a little guidance on building a powerful computer in 2019 without over spending on needless upgrades.   GPU (Graphics Processing Unit)The graphics card is likely going to be one of the most expensive components you purchase for your new desktop, so let’s start here. The 20 series GeForce cards are top of their game right now and even though almost

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Four of the best action-adventure games of all time

Action-adventure gaming is highly satisfying,that’s no secret. With the ability to run around, jump, shoot and conquer any hurdles that come your way, it comes as no surprise as to why this particular gaming genre is so popular and why it continues to pull in its dedicated following game after game.  There have been a number of high-quality action-adventure games over the years, but it’s a fairly tough task to nail down that number one creation in this space. Of course we’ve had some shockers - the likes of Rambo: The Video Game immediately springs to mind - but, generally (especially in

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