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  • 2016 Gaming Update 1

    Almost to February and I’ve already finished three games this year. I probably should have blogged about this sooner, but life and snow got in the way. I live on the East Coast of the US. We got pummeled with snow this past weekend and I got excellent... More
  • My Top 5 Most Disappointing Games of 2015

    Before I go any further, only one of these games was completely irredeemable, hence the blog title. They were merely average to me, aside from the “top” pick. As stated in my top 5 list, I did not play many new games in 2015, so many of my... More
  • What Can Job Simulator Teach Us About VR?

    Like so many others, I’m not entirely sold on the concept of VR. It’s not that the idea isn’t exciting or ripe with potential, and it’s not even the somewhat silly, inflated culture of revolution surrounding the emerging technology... More
  • What I Want From: Fable IV

    A lot has changed since Fable III came out in 2010. The open world RPG has been changed forever with massively successful games like The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, Dragon Age: Inquisition, and The Witcher III: Wild Hunt, all of which were widely considered... More
  • Video Games Finished In January - First Half

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    Beating 60 games was a huge goal for me last year, and in 2016 I have beaten 7 games so far to add to the record I began 2 years ago. College takes me away from gaming, but that hasn't been an obstacle to my play sessions. I decided to continue with... More
  • Top 10 Most Anticipated Narrative Games of 2016 // Numbers 10-6

    With games like Rise of the Tomb Raider , The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt , and Her Story , 2015 was a boundlessly diverse year for narrative driven games and there was genuinely something for everyone across the AAA and Indie spaces. Thankfully, 2016 is set... More
  • The "Damsels" of Zelda 101: Legend of Zelda

    As I explained in my post last week, I’m looking at every Legend of Zelda title through a feminist lens trying to figure out if the women are damsel in distress, role models, or everything in between. I’m going to look at the characters, danger... More
  • The Tricky Topic Of Measuring How Long It Takes To Complete A Game

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    I was recently doing some research to plan my gaming year. With that research came an interesting topic of thought. Each year, I have a notebook I keep for all things gaming (I keep one for books, too). I list the games I've completed (and the dates... More
  • Final Thoughts 55: Carmageddon: Reincarnation

    Final Thoughts 55 Carmageddon: Reincarnation Note: This is not a review, but merely my musings after having recently completed a game as part of my Rogue's Adventures playthrough of my backlog. Follow @RoguesAdventure to keep up with my playthroughs... More
  • My Top 5 Games of 2015

    Before we begin with the list, I would like to take a moment to apologize for my absence from writing. Between school and trying to start a Let's Play channel on YouTube , I had little inspiration to write. Now that I finally finished more games from... More
  • Shining the Light on Rise of the Tomb Raider

    *Warning: This post contains moderate spoilers for Rise of the Tomb Raider and The Last of Us . Before we start discussing the follow-up to Lara Croft's 2013 reboot, I want to take a minute to talk about The Last of Us . Naughty Dog's magnum opus... More
  • My Top 10 Favorite Games Of 2015


    I'm finally ready and excited to share my top 10 favorite games of 2015. These are the games that I enjoyed the most and are the ones that were most important to me.

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