The Need For More LGBTQ+ Creators In Media (Pride Month 2019)

It is Pride Month! A month to celebrate the accomplishments and the continued struggle the LGBTQ community have had to and still face in the pursuit of equal rights and treatment. The struggle of this community is finally being acknowledged on a much more broad level. While this is the case there is still an … Continue reading The Need For More LGBTQ+ Creators In Media (Pride Month 2019)

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Why Video Games Are So Difficult To Adapt Into Feature Films

I spend quite a fair bit of my time discussing and breaking down the elements of film with my work here at Up Your Geek. Film is an incredible passion for me and it is what my life goals have been up to this point, but Film isn’t the only medium that can make me … Continue reading Why Video Games Are So Difficult To Adapt Into Feature Films

Why Pokémon Has Maintained Its Relevancy & Popularity

I think one thing that can be truly incredible about popular culture is that it can sweep so many people off their feet simultaneously. If there is some big franchise or individual work of art that catches on you will see that thing everywhere and in every store and household. It will become ubiquitous. This … Continue reading Why Pokémon Has Maintained Its Relevancy & Popularity

Rockstar Games & The Theme Of Masculinity

Rockstar Games is one of the largest high profile publishers in all of Gaming. Their video games have single handedly sold the most out of any form of entertainment to date. They are an incredibly impressive and powerful company that have been changing the face of gaming for more than 25 years. Their games have … Continue reading Rockstar Games & The Theme Of Masculinity

Why Video Games Are Still A Looked Down Upon Art Form

Gaming is a staple is modern life with it becoming more and more prevalent in the 40 years since its arrival in the 1970s. There constantly is new changes being made to the medium and technology is rapidly improving giving gamers more to choose from in terms of video games and the way that they … Continue reading Why Video Games Are Still A Looked Down Upon Art Form

What Makes A Great Horror Game

The Halloween Season continues to bring about it’s scares, it’s fun, and its celebration of allowing a safe way to unleash the creepiness in all of us. It’s a fun time of the year that has become something of a big deal to myself as I take all of October to celebrate and in doing … Continue reading What Makes A Great Horror Game