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  • The First Impression Is Often The Last

    In Februrary 2014 I picked up Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 at launch. I wanted to participate in what is likely the last season of games exclusive to the now old generation. Having played and enjoyed Castlevania: Lords of Shadow and Castlevania: Lords... More
  • 10 More Video Game Haikus Just For You

    Like movies, TV and your local Wal-Mart, video games are filled with blossoming romances and sappy love stories. As a master of the poetic arts , I took it upon myself to write some odes in haiku form to my favorite video game romances. I hope you enjoy... More
  • GerardoExber's Final Fantasy XII Review

    One of the EPIC Final Fantasy games out there is Extremely UNDERRATED just because it's not like other Final Fantasy's. The Princess of Rabanastre is getting married, however all is not great as it seems. Ivalice is in war and Rabanastre must... More
  • It's All In The Title

    Last month, Rocksteady announced Batman: Akham Knight , the concluding chapter of a trilogy that began with 2009's Arkham Asylum . As a fan of both Arkham Asylum and Arkham City , I was filled with excitement. I watched the trailer with my eyes wide... More
  • Guardrails Off the Beaten Path

    A peculiar thing happened on my way to the finale of The Last of Us, and is yet another example of the on and off debate about narrative and decision-making in video games. I'll avoid overt spoilers when discussing specific titles. At one point Joel's... More
  • Let's Play Rage Part 8

    Part 8 of my playthrough of Rage is now live! Hope you guys enjoy it! More
  • 365/365 Day 103: Scott Pilgrim vs. The World Review: Level Up, Level Down

    Scott Pilgrim vs. The World is a movie that I have mixed feelings about. Viewed solely as a movie, most people are going to probably enjoy it, especially gamers and fans of popular culture in general. From the perspective of someone who has actually read... More
  • Top 6 Silent Protagonists (That Aren't Link)

    Creating a protagonist for a game is hard work; it requires that they be distinct enough to stand out while having a personality that doesn’t alienate the audience. Making your protagonist a silent hero is certainly the easier route, but that also... More
  • Half-Life: Neither Rain Nor Snow (Nor Work)…

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    I wasn't sure if I was going to be able to post my weekly Half Life blog since I'm away on business...but the good news is I had the insight to plan ahead and already have some content ready to cover so I could keep to my schedule. Having posted... More
  • Kill La Kill Review: A Cut Above the Competition

    This time around I decided to be original, so for this blog I'm going to review a popular anime series. Might as well get it off my chest while it's fresh in my mind, so here we go: Lemme tell ya about Kill la Kill, in case you've been living... More
  • My Favorite DC Comic Book Heroes

    5. Robin (T i m Dra ke) The 3rd Robin and easily the smartest. As a 9 year old boy, Tim was able to uncover Batman and Nightwing's secret identities. With a new costume and gadgets, Tim was able to avoid an untimely death like Jason Todd who was Robin... More
  • I Was Done With Assassin's Creed...And Then Came Black Flag

    I've been a fan of Assassin's Creed since day 1 of the first game's release. It was the first open world game I truly enjoyed in the last generation of consoles. Sure it got a bit repetitive, but the stealth based gameplay and story dealing... More