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  • Guerrilla War and the Boy Who Loved it.

    Ask anybody who still has fond memories of the NES what their favorite games for the system were, and chances are you will hear them mention the game Contra. Now Contra is indeed a fantastic game, and also one of my favorites. I liked it so much that... More
  • Video Games Live - Video game music that makes you shiver

    Music has always been a vital part of the gaming experience, from the "bleeps" and "bloops" of the old arcade games to the midi soundtracks of the original console generations, to the sweeping orchestral scores of today. Much of it... More
  • What Halo did for Me

    Halo. Big word to be tossed around here in hte gaming space. An almost ten year old series, still going strong with the next installment, Halo:Reach. If you havent heard of Halo, I'm happy you crawled out of your deep dark hole to read this blog.... More
  • I Missed You Technology!

    Hi Everybody! I am finally back from my week in Wenatchee National Park, WA. What a long, long trip that was! There is a vacation spot up there in the mountains called, "Holden Village" that, 40 years ago, my in-laws decided would be a nice... More
  • Woodstock 99

    So I was watching the video that arrived the other day from Netflix of this event. I thought, what a great blog to write about, because face it this concert had so much promise but it ended in tragedy. Lets first touch on the amazing event that it was... More
  • Batman: Under the Red hood, Review

    Before you go any further reading my latest post on GI: please take the time to read this article upon my site: Gaming Labyrinth . In 2005 there appeared a comic book simply titled, “Under the Hood” written by Judd Winick and illustrated by... More
  • Clash of the Titans 2010 VS Clash 1981

    So this isnt so much a review but more a discussion topic. As a kid I absolutely loved the original, I fondly remember seeing it at the drive in theater when I was younger in all its cheesy special effects glory. I say cheesy because compared to todays... More
  • Unusual Gamer Habits…

    Its 11:30 PM. The weekend is nearly over and I start a new job tomorrow, so I’m a little amped up right now; a bit scatterbrained if you will. Let me clarify…not really a new job…a new duty station. I suppose you could compare it to... More
  • Blog Response: Soo... GIO? by S.T.A.R.S. Officer

    For the first time ever, I have found a blog that is so full of ridiculousness that it is actually worth another blog in response. That's right, someone hating on the GIO community. You can find that blog here. Read that blog before you read what... More
  • The Ten Greatest Games of 1987

    If you're looking for the latest in an ongoing series of retro gaming-themed blog posts, well, you're reading one. Nineteen Eighty-Seven blew the previous year out of the water with a much larger quantity of quality titles (there were at least... More
  • Why Console Exclusives Need to Go

    Let's talk Halo. First released in 2001 as an Xbox launch title, Halo: Combat Evolved was a huge hit and has been cited by more than one person as the secret to the Xbox's success. First-person shooters always do well, and Halo was no exception... More
  • Nintendo Defense League: Chapter 2

    Hello again. If you have not read the introduction and first chapter please go to and read it there Thank you. Now on with... More