It’s A Matter Of Perspective

Every new entertainment medium has its own strengths to offer a potential audience. Literature allows us to explore inner monologue and focus on granular details in a way that stage plays simply can’t. Theatre gives us an opportunity to draw on our own observations and infer intent between the lines of an actor’s performance. Film Read more about It’s A Matter Of Perspective[…]

Destiny 2 Beta: Welcome to Year One All Over Again

I remember playing the original Destiny beta back in 2014. I had watched some trailers and promotional content and kept up with all the regular news up until that point but I was skeptical. I didn’t think Bungie could deliver all the promises they’d made about their “shared world shooter” (read MMO without the massive Read more about Destiny 2 Beta: Welcome to Year One All Over Again[…]

The Beautiful Nihilism of Breath of the Wild

Breath of the Wild is a tremendous achievement, not just in its ability to effortlessly blend its systems and design choices in ways that feel like they should have been obvious to developers for years, but in its incredible storytelling which relies more on the density and variety of Hyrule and its people than it Read more about The Beautiful Nihilism of Breath of the Wild[…]

What Game Hath Wrought: Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV has been met with a surprising degree of popular and critical acclaim, at least in my eyes. On this episode of What Game Hath Wrought, I lay out a few of my concerns and set the groundwork for what is almost certain to be a tremendously unpopular review of a bafflingly popular Read more about What Game Hath Wrought: Final Fantasy XV[…]

What Game Hath Wrought: Watch Dogs 2

Ubisoft’s second crack at making Watch Dogs a thing goes under the microscope in the freshman episode of what I hope will become a long-running series. Full text after the video below. November of 2016 is shaping up to be the month of second chances as big-budget contenders suddenly get their shit together and release Read more about What Game Hath Wrought: Watch Dogs 2[…]

The Underbelly: Swing Voter Go!

The Underbelly is a segment in which I look at games from the seedy, unknown underbelly of the indy games community and make sure they get the press they deserve for good or ill. Election season is here! IT’S THE MOST WONDERFUL TIME IN FOUR YEAAAAAAAAAAAARS! False: it is not. It’s the period in America Read more about The Underbelly: Swing Voter Go![…]

Please Help Save A CEO By Buying A Season Pass Now

Each year there are dozens of Chief Executive Officers here in the United States and even some abroad that find themselves unable to make a substantial deposit to their offshore holding accounts. Especially in these hard times since the 2008 financial crisis that caused so many of them to miscalculate their net profits and downgrade Read more about Please Help Save A CEO By Buying A Season Pass Now[…]

The Destiny 2.0 Update Seems To Be On The Right Track

If you picked up Destiny on day one you’re likely in one of two camps: you’ve either sunk hundreds of hours in to the endless, repetitive, content anemic grind, experiencing alternating feelings of joy over the solid mechanics and amazing visuals and annoyance over unloading every bullet you have in to another idiot bullet-sponge or Read more about The Destiny 2.0 Update Seems To Be On The Right Track[…]

Playstation Plus Snap Judgements: September Edition

Here’s the first entry in what I hope will be a long running series where I give some quick first impressions of the Playstation 4 free games on offer for Playstation Plus members each month. The idea is I start a 15 minute timer then play the game through from the beginning while skipping anything Read more about Playstation Plus Snap Judgements: September Edition[…]

Best Fucking Game Ever: Chrono Trigger

I’m not equivocating here. This isn’t an article for half measures and objective reporting. I’m going to tell you why Chrono Trigger is the best fucking game ever and I’m going to do it while using the greatest word in the English language as much as I can. Let’s get the fuck to it: The Read more about Best Fucking Game Ever: Chrono Trigger[…]