How Do You Become a Better Gamer?

Whether you are a veteran gamer who has been playing a title for several years or you are a newbie trying to make sense of a game title, these tips will help you become a better gamer overall.  I’ve broken them down into several sections so that you can pick which area is most applicable … Read more

What Makes Nintendo 3DS Gaming So Addictive?

There’s been a lot of controversy regarding the reality of addiction in video games. There are several camps in this argument.  Some people are convinced that video game addiction is not a thing.   That’s right!   They truly believe that while people can get hooked on caffeine, nicotine, alcohol, methamphetamines, cocaine, and heroin, they cannot possibly … Read more

The 15 Most Played Nintendo 3DS Games

Nintendo 3DS is a handheld console that many gamers – both hardcore and casual players alike – have fallen in love with. It had a ten-year run, and its popularity continues to grow.  Given its huge community, it is no surprise that there’s a lot of resistance to the console platform that replaced it: the … Read more

The Benefits of Retro Games and Why People Love Playing Them

There’s a psychology behind our love for retro games. These psychological dynamics are not obvious, but they drive our desire for games that are either no longer supported by hardware or have been superseded by newer versions.   In the West, especially the United States, it’s always been this idea that newer is better. After all, … Read more

Best Nintendo 3DS Emulators For Android


The recently officially discontinued (September 2020) Nintendo 3DS handheld gaming console has received much love and praise during its 9-year-long lifetime and was also hailed as the last great portable console. Although emulation has been around for about two decades, 3DS emulators have never really stuck to PCs, probably due to the portable nature of … Read more

Best Nintendo 3DS Emulators For Windows Computers

Nintendo 3DS

Let us begin with a moment of silence for the recently discontinued (namely, in September 2020) Nintendo 3DS, the last of the great lineage of Nintendo’s dedicated handheld gaming consoles: website information was quietly removed, leaving only scarce support documentation, which is expected to be gone soon, too. It’s most likely this console is the … Read more

Playing Games On Original Console vs. Emulation


Similar to PC vs console gaming, this debate has also been going on ever since emulators came to be, back in the early to mid-’90s, and it’s quite difficult to objectively decide which one is better out of the two – it’s mostly a matter of personal preference and, sometimes, available budget. The best way … Read more

Citra vs. RetroArch Emulator Comparison

Citra vs. RetroArch

There are plenty of challenges that come with emulating games. You have to work out all of the interface bugs, how you’re going to ensure that they’re completely functional and how each step of the programming language should look. For this reason and a handful of others, a lot of emulators are open source, meaning … Read more