Top 5: Food Favorites

Now that we’re in the thick of the holiday season. let’s talk food! Food in video games, of course, because it’s the right thing to do. 🙂 Over on Virtual Bastion, I recently listed out my top favorite instances where games and food collide.

VIRTUAL BASTION

Thanksgiving (i.e. today, if you’re celebrating) is a day to honor the three F’s – family, friends, and food! And let’s face it, as much as we enjoy our families and like our friends, food is really where it’s at today. In my household, the day is pretty much defined by festive meals and various merry foodstuffs. With that in mind, it seems only appropriate to discuss food as it relates to one of our favorite activities, one in which you may be partaking on this holiday: video games!  Food and games go hand-in-hand, what with it being used most often to provide health to characters. It’s also been used sarcastically (the cake in Portal), unavoidably (see: Don’t Starve), sympathetically (bringing food to a hungry prisoner in Dragon Age), and cooperatively and/or competitively (in any number of survival games). It can be very active and rewarding –…

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