Mental Health- Depression In a Gamer’s Perspective

Dealing with Depression While Being a Popular Youtuber and Social Media

Mental Health Depression

Mental Health depression is a serious issues in this country. Recently, a YouTuber/Streamer named Etika took his own life. Etika was known for making Nintendo-related reaction videos. Also started a community called Joy-Con Boyz (named after Nintendo Switch controllers). Social media plays a huge role in suicide. Suicide is no joke and a lot of people have thoughts. Cyberbullying is a topic and apart of depression. Video Games sometimes help depression whether alone or with friends. Becoming a popular YouTuber/Streamer can be fun and games. Once you hit that 10,000 followers or more on Social Media. Trolls will come and bombard you. They will spread rumors and gossip about you. Once you say something controversial, there is no turning back. You might make an “I am sorry” video but will it be enough? What about your community? Will they back you up?

Etika

Depression is a invisible wall that no one will see. Someone may smile and act happy-go-luck, but deep inside there are not. You don’t know what that person is going through. Don’t be afraid to seek help but some don’t want it. Depression have some sub-categories like sadness, loneliness and heartbroken. Maybe something in your life that hurts inside. What about a dark memory that you can’t keep away? Those things trigger depression and hurts your mental state. There are some video games that deals with depression. Indigo Prophecy deals with mental issues with its characters. Lucas Kane commit murder and mental breakdowns. Carla Valenti is claustrophobic and have panic attacks. If you want to check out this game. It will change what you think of mental health.

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Top 5 Brawlhalla Cartoon Crossovers Should Be In the Game

 

Top 5 Brawlhalla Cartoon Crossovers Should Be In the Game

Brawlhalla Cartoon Crossovers

Brawlhalla just brought in Finn and Jake from Adventure Time also Princess Bubblegum. For those who don’t know what Brawlhalla about. The game is similar to Super Smash Bros but with two types of weapons. Each character have two weapons such as bow, sword, hammer and two pistols. The main goal is to knock your opponent off the stage. Brawlhalla have some third-party characters like Hellboy, Rayman and Shovel Knight. Before E3 2019, there is a first cartoon crossover and that’s Adventure Time. I think there should be more Brawlhalla cartoon crossovers in the future. That’s why I have a list on what cartoon properties should be in Brawlhalla. Like Super Smash Bros Ultimate with their wishlist of characters. I have mine own top 5 list that legends I want. Without further ado, let’s get right to the list.

E3 2019: Brawlhalla Is Getting Adventure Time Character Pack

5. Star vs The Forces of Evil

Star vs The Forces of Evil - Brawlhalla cartoon crossovers

Star Vs the Forces of Evil is a cartoon developed by Darcy Nefcy. The show finished airing on Disney XD and was a fantastic show. Star Vs the Forces of Evil was inspired by anime magical girl genre. Star Butterfly would be a great character. Marco can use a sword and fist. Star in the other hand could use a axe. The axe can be her magical wand and her secondary weapon is a bow. Star and Marco could be crossover skins. There would be other characters like Tom, Kelly and another I can’t remember. These characters could be a fun choice for the game.

 

4. Samurai Jack

Samurai Jack - Brawlhalla cartoon crossovers

Samurai Jack is a perfect fit for the game. If you don’t know about Samurai Jack is. The show aired in Cartoon Network back in early 2000s. Samurai Jack just ended it’s final season around 2017. The plot is about a Samurai warrior named Jack on a quest to defeat demon Aku. Aku sends him to the past and hoping to get home. Jack would utilize a sword and bow for weapon. He would be a crossover skin for Koji. That’s enough say, maybe Aku, Scottish Man and Ashe would be playable. I think Blue Mammoth Games should reach out to Genndy Tartakovsky for his character.

 

3. She-Ra and the Princesses of Power

She-Ra and the Princesses of Power

She-Ra would be a great addition to the roster. If you don’t know what She-Ra is. She-Ra and the Princesses of Power is a reboot of the 1985 Filmation series She-Ra and the Princess of Power. The plot of the show is similar to Filmation series. Adora is raised by Hordak and was taken as a child. She lead The Horde along with her best friend Catra. With the help from Bow and Glimmer, Adora fight against The Horde. If Adora was in the game, she would have a sword and a bow. Speaking of Bow, he would have the exact weapon. I don’t know about Glimmer and Catra. She-Ra and the Princesses of Power would a good choice.

 

2. Steven Universe

steven universe

Steven Universe is another excellent choice in my opinion. If you don’t know about Steven Universe. The show is about a boy named Steven Universe. Steven finds out about his past and being a gem. The show is developed by Rebecca Sugar and highly popular in Cartoon Network. Steven Universe characters is be in this game. There is Garnet who has fist and Pearl with a staff. Amethyst I don’t know what weapon she would have. I don’t know how will they incorporate Steven’s shield weapon. We will have to see about that. I would think Steven Universe would be a good choice.

 

1. Miraculous Tales of Ladybug and Cat Noir

Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug and Cat Noir

Miraculous Tales of Ladybug and Cat Noir is a slightly choice of mine. If you don’t what Miraculous Tales of Ladybug and Cat Noir is about. The plot is about two teenagers in Paris, France fighting against a villain named Hawk Moth. Hawk Moth sends akumas to get Ladybug and Cat Noir Miraculous. The show is very popular in France and developed by Thomas Astruc along with Jeremy Zag. Ladybug would have a yo-yo like orb for her primary weapon. Her secondary weapon is a sword. Cat Noir weapon could be his claws. Secondary is his staff that would fit. Hawk Moth weapon would be his cane and sword. Queen Bee could use her venom like a orb and fist. Rena Rouge and Carapace I don’t know their weapon. In my opinion I hope Ladybug would make an appearance.

 

Other Brawlhalla Cartoon Crossovers

RWBY

There is some Brawlhalla cartoon crossovers that not on the list. I want to mention RWBY, Xaolin Showdown, Invader Zim, ThunderCats and more. Blue Mammoth Games doing big time with Brawlhalla. I am hoping to see more crossovers in the future. Hoping to do a Super Smash Bros vs Brawlhalla blogpost someday. Overall, I enjoy the Adventure Time Event in Brawlhalla. Although, I didn’t the characters but did purchase All Legends pack. I don’t understand why I didn’t get them. Oh well, it’s was kind of a rip-off for me. That being said, Brawlhalla will continue to grow as a game. I still enjoy Brawlhalla and wait to see more coming days

Samurai Showdown The Motion Picture – Holy Swordsmen Movie Review

Samurai Showdown The Motion Picture – Holy Swordsmen Movie Review

What is Samurai Showdown the Motion Picture?

Samurai Showdown the Motion Picture is based on SNK fighting game Samurai Spirits. Samurai Spirits is a oriented style fighting game that sets in the 18th-century Japan. The game is filed with Japanese culture which sets apart from other fighting games. Each character have a weapon to fight with. Samurai Showdown have gore and characters getting cut in half. Note: There is a new Samurai Showdown 2019 video game being developed right now. The plot of the movie is during Shimbara period and Shiro Tokisada Amakusa wants to revive Armborisa. There is seven holy swordsmen consist of Haohmaru, Wan-Fu, Nakoruru, Charlotte and many more. Haohmaru lives in a village with his adopted mother doing odd jobs. Amakusa sends her dark army to burn villages and kill anyone. Dark army is led by Earthquake and Gen-an.

Samurai Shodown 1

Haohmaru witness his mother and best friend getting murdered. Nakoruru and 5 holy swordsmen meet up with Haohmaru. She tells Haohmaru about hundred years ago and he doesn’t remember. Haohmaru tries to fight Galford, Tam Tam and others. He decided to go on his own to defeat Amakusa. The group finally caught up with Haohmaru. Haohmaru caught up with Amakusa and was not match for her. Amakusa spends Haohmaru and Charlotte away while others are trapped. While Haohmaru realize and listen to his destiny as a holy swordsmen. He defeats Gen-an and Earthquake (earlier in the film). Haohmaru and Charlotte makes their way to Amakusa lair. The trio was not alone, Jubei, Hanzo and Kyoshiro assisted.

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Capitol Underground and Inclusive Innovation Super Smash Showdown IIII

Capitol Underground and Inclusive Innovation Incubator Super Smash Showdown IIII

Super Smash Showdown IIII

Here we go again with another tournament from Capital Underground at Inclusive Innovation Incubator . It’s called Super Smash Showdown IIII and I compete in the tournament. I played Super Smash Bros Ultimate at Awesome Con 2019, it’s was a fun game. At Super Smash Showdown III have 20 players and an entry fee $5-10 dollars. The event had free play while setting up for the tournament. Note: This is Capital Underground 4th Super Smash Bros tournament. I signed up for the tournament with my streamer named “AnjimPlays”. Didn’t want to use my real name at all. There were a lot of people than Mortal Kombat 11 tournament a week ago. Gamers brought their Nintendo Gamecube controllers. Some have Pro Controllers for the Nintendo Switch. I brought my siblings and friends to the event. They didn’t compete in the tournament because of the entry fee.

Inclusive Innovation Incubator Super Smash Showdown III

When the tournament starts I faced off against some good players. I used Bayonetta, Fox and Bowswer Jr. Of course I loss and won one match in the loser’s bracket. After that loss, I watch some players that are insane with Jigglypuff, Mega Man, Palutena and Donkey Kong. There were some DLC characters used like Joker from Persona 5. The rules was 3 stocks and no hazard stages. We had to play rock paper scissors to pick the stages. The stages were Final Destination, Pokemon Stadium and Battlefield. There were some flashy action pack matches. These players brought their A game to this Super Smash Showdown III tournament. There were some button configurations and technical difficult during the tournament.

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Valley of Shadow and Crescendo Indie Games Hands-on

Valley of Shadow and Crescendo Indie Games Hands-on

Valley of Shadow

Valley of Shadow is a first-person narrative puzzle game developed by Tony Vaccaro. I played this game at Awesome Con 2019 along with Crescendo. There is little story in the game. Other than you are in a dark world. You will uncover your childhood memories and armed with a light staff. Valley of Shadows reminds me of early 2000 3D first-person perspective games. Your staff have different types of spells like Light, Force Missile and Fireball. Each type can light up room, ignite wood and turn water into steam. These are called side effects which helps you solve puzzles. Exploring can reward you with eastern eggs and secrets. The game is design to steer the player in a different direction. Valley of Shadow is a demo. There will be more in-store for our players in the full version.

Valley of Shadow game

Valley of the Shadow is a deep dark gloomy adventure. There is full-voiced that narrates the protagonist past. I like how they used real photos in the game. The puzzles is very challenging and complex. It tests your skills of puzzle solving. Atmosphere is mellow and relaxed. If you want to try this game. Visit the website for more information about Valley of Shadow. The background has a steep touch and shifts with the game. Valley of Shadow is available for demo as well. Make sure to try it out and see if you can cast a spell. Overall, I enjoy the game and want to see more in the future.

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