Josh’s Top 10 Video Games

I turned 25 a week ago and that has caused a bit of reflection in my life. One of those reflections included taking a look at my top 10 video game of all time. My fellow phenoms published their own personal versions of this list and I thought it might be time for me to…

Our Top 10 Games of All Time

Bryson: I’m 22 now, which makes me feel really old for some reason. No longer being 21 makes me feel more like an adult than ever before. Hayden: 22? Wow, that is old. I mean, I was 22 when I got married…five years ago. I guess that means it’s time for you to start making…

Lost Consoles Surface: The SNES PlayStation & The Nintendo 64DD

This past week, prototypes of two Nintendo consoles that we never had the pleasure of enjoying surfaced: the Nintendo PlayStation and the Nintendo 64DD. The Nintendo PlayStation is a CD add-on to the SNES (think Sega CD) that represents a collaboration that could have born amazing results. As the story goes, Nintendo entered into a…

An Early Review: Hyrule Warriors Legends

Nintendo is at it again with another Hyrule Warriors game. This time, it is for the Nintendo 3DS and it is definitely receiving mixed reviews, so here’s a look at my take on it. First off, let’s establish what this game is and isn’t. It is NOT your typical Legend of Zelda game with intricate…

Top 5 Fighting Games

In celebration of the recent releases of Pokken Tournament, Street Fighter V and Mortal Kombat XL, I have compiled my list of to Top 5 fighting game franchises. This list is MY PERSONAL OPINION, this list is not based on merit, gameplay or whatever, it is just my favorite games to play. Honorable Mentions: Tekken…

Early Pokken Tournament Review

WARNING: This review contains spoilers for Pokken Tournament I first heard about Pokken Tournament a few years ago when it was announced that it would be making its debut in Japanese arcades. I immediately lost my mind that it wasn’t announced for consoles. But here we are in 2016, and I have been able to…

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic Remake in the Works

As a gamer, can you think of anything more exciting than new life being pumped into your favorite game? We saw this when Square Enix announced a re-make of Final Fantasy VII. We see this every time a classic game gets an HD upgrade and re-release on a new platform. Fable: TLC HD, Halo Anniversary,…

My 15 Favorite PSX Games

The original PlayStation was a completely groundbreaking console. Released way back in 1994, it made Sony a player in the gaming scene and was the first system to ship over 100 million units; eventually going on to sell over 120 million units. Not only did the PlayStation spawn the creation of some of the most…

Pokémon 20

As I booted up Pokemon Red yesterday on my 3DS, the intro animation started playing and I was struck by a wave of emotion. I was suddenly reminded of everything Pokemon had meant to me throughout my life. I remember going to school as a kindergartener, seeing a huge group of older kids all trying…

Grantland

Almost every time I have gotten on the internet in the past four years, I followed the same routine. I immediately open five tabs, then enter the following URLs: RealGM.com HoopsHype.com Grantland.com Screenrant.com Facebook.com It is safe to say that I’ve spent most of my internet time on these sites. But sadly, I am back down…

This is Culture Phenoms

Welcome to Culture Phenoms. This site is dedicated to all things new culture. What is“new culture,” you ask? New culture covers topics ranging from sports, to movies and sitcoms, to gaming, or even music. New culture is a culmination of the modern-day renaissance man and woman. What are you in to? What do you spend…