One Strike is a minimalistic fighting game developed by Retro Reactor for Steam in 2017. It was ported to Nintendo Switch in 2018, which is the version I’m playing now. One Strike doesn’t feature combos, or complex commands for special moves. With six characters to choose from, you block, attack, and dodge. The game doesn’t… Continue reading One Strike. “Party Slasher.” A Review.
The 90s. Everyone who played video games in the 90s played Tony Hawk Pro Skater, and I’m willing to bet most people around my age played it without having been heavily into video games. It was one of those cultural touchstones that new dads go to youtube for, leaving cringy comments in videos of Superman… Continue reading Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater (N64)
It’s the middle of a week long vacation and I’m drinking coffee at midnight because I don’t want this moment to end. So I thought HELL–why not write about what’s on my mind? Welcome to midnight coffee, an off the head approach to gaming news and the other bullshit going on in my life. How… Continue reading Midnight Coffee, August 16th
Hello! At the time of this writing we are passed Evo 2018! I watched a lot of Dragon Ball Fighterz and my oh my what a good time that was. Final 8 was incredible but this was probably my first time seeing matches from pools, matches from semi finals, and matches from finals, and possessed… Continue reading 6 best Wii U games!
Slaving away at Life, where I still can’t get passed my character’s twenties, has made me think about starting over in video games. I can’t with this one: the save file is hidden with all the other files, which are all improperly named. Every time I delete one it’s regenerated automatically. I think this game… Continue reading Starting Over
I’m a fiend. I hunger for games upon their release as I drink up all the hype. I consume media with my biological computer, processing cost and time divided by data. With that quotient I conduct a ritual to raise my former self, usually aged 8. I sacrifice my eight year old self and rain… Continue reading Summer of Wander 2
It’s a little over halfway through 2018. So what are my top 10 video games so far? Who cares? You care?? No!? Okay well….I wrote this list already I mean…I was really counting on you to care… You’ll read it? Okay okay, then here we go! Monster Hunter World I’ve spent something like 260 hours… Continue reading 2018 Half-Way-There Top 10!
Hey you. Take that Mountain Dew sitting beside you. Yeah, the one on your desk. Pick it up, chug the whole thing, then throw it away. You feel that sudden burst of energy? You hear your heart pulsing in your ears? Are you beginning to sweat? Do you feel like you’re going to die? VIDEO… Continue reading Super Hype e3 SYRUP ZONE
Mercenaries: Playground of Destruction is an open world action game set in North Korea. NK has weapons of mass destruction, several nations have nested themselves there to quell a threat, breaking out into warfare amongst themselves, and you’re a mercenary who plays all sides (besides North Korea) in an attempt to take down the deck… Continue reading Mercenaries: Playground of Destruction. “Explosive Ninja Politics.” A Review.
I can’t finish a video game to save my life. That is not true. But I probably wouldn’t because I’d be too damned busy playing Monster Hunter World. MHW is a game about grinding to build better armor and weapons, grinding to get randomly dropped loot to help improve said equipment, all so you can… Continue reading Infinite Games