WHOA It’s been a minute, hasn’t it? This summer has been extremely aimless for me. While I’ve accomplished a lot in my creative side, my video game playing has been an ineffective effort to control my wandering. Well, since it’s the second of October (which I always thought was the true beginning to autumn fuck… Continue reading The Summer of Wander
So I thought 2016 was a benchmark year in video games because the quality in the year’s releases was outstanding. I never thought 2017 could be better. But after just half the months, it has: 2017 is another incredible year in video games and they just keep coming out and they just keep being amazing.… Continue reading 2017 Mid-Year Top 10
Monolith. Shoot-em-up (also written as shmup). Roguelike (or roguelite for you genre nerds). Indie video game. Released June 2017 on Steam. It’s got an oldschool aesthetic–but one that seems capable for older systems to reproduce when it comes to the visuals. The game looks like a colorful oldschool arcade title. Which is appropriate, considering Monolith… Continue reading Monolith. “OUT OF NOWHERE!” A Review and Ranking.
Howdy y’all! Lately I’ve been playing WWE SmackDown! Here Comes the Pain, the fifth WWE game for the Playstation platforms–this one PS2. We play video games for different reasons. To relax. To experience. To interact. Some players enjoy video games for their competitive aspects. Some enjoy becoming apart of a piece of cinematic storytelling For… Continue reading I’ve been playing Here Comes the Pain
At one point, I claimed this game to be one of my top 10 games of all time. Since, I’ve reconsidered that claim. But after jumping in recently after a long break I’d probably keep the game if I ever decided to redo/edit that original list. The flash indie roguelike Binding of Isaac was already… Continue reading The Binding of Isaac Rebirth
E3 this year was EXCLUSIVE interesting to say the least. We got to see a new Mario, new Metroid games, an amazing Dragon Ball Z game, the unveiling of a $500 console, and a game where Mario shoots a gun at Rabbids. There were other things. They were IN 4k So let’s break down a… Continue reading E3 2017 in 4k
As I said earlier this year, I decided to blog less in favor of other creative activities. I of course wrote several blog posts already detailing my impressions of this years releases thus far (and my my what a year it has already been) but I no longer required myself to write a blog or… Continue reading Youtube (and Update)