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  • Axiom Verge: Metroidvania At Its Finest

    Even though it's at the end of its life I am still finding reasons to turn on my Vita. The most recent reason? Axiom Verge. AV is a game that had been on my radar since it came out and late last year it was actually released physically in the Multiverse... More
  • Journalism, Politics, and Video Games

    The video game industry and politics have a rocky history. Whether it is a factual report, or a subjective op-ed, gamers tend to react strongly to articles that involve these two subjects. Sometimes these feelings are valid, but oftentimes they are not... More
  • What Makes Casino Gambling So Appealing?

    The attraction to casino gambling is undeniable, particularly for those who already enjoy playing as their pastime. To others, however, it is a complete mystery, especially because gambling not only had pros but also obvious cons. If you are wondering... More
  • A Big Thank You To All of You!

    I'm leaving again, but not for the same reasons. I've been hired on to write for Cynosure Gaming, a smaller site who thought that my writing was pretty good. So my posting here will be very diminished, not entirely gone and I'll still post... More
  • The Elena Delusion

    Almost two years down the road from its release Naughty Dog's Uncharted 4: A Thief's End continues to provide material for conversation. This may seem a little late in coming, but in this post I will be discussing a new perspective on the character... More
  • Interview: Shape Of The World Creator Stu Maxwell

    At PSX last December, my game of the show was an indie title called Shape of the World by Hollow Tree Games. I had the good fortune of meeting the creator, Stu Maxwell, and he took a generous amount of time to discuss the game with me. The art style was... More
  • Super Mario Odyssey Review - Looking Dapper, Chap!

    Developer: Nintendo Publisher: Nintendo A Nintendo Switch Exclusive In his last adventure, Mario blasted off on an intergalactic journey that took him to the far reaches of the galaxy. Mario's newest adventure finds him back on Earth, but this promises... More
  • The Best Games Period - Episode 87 - Mortal Kombat (2011) (ft. Marcus Stewart)

    The Mortal Kombat series has been one of the pillars of the fighting game scene since it rose to prominence in the arcades of the early 90s. By 2011, the series had been flagging after a series of mediocre spin-offs and main entries. With the dissolution... More
  • Making a Good: Villains

    I was playing Axiom Verge recently since I have yet to complete it and that bothers me. I just reached what I believe is the halfway point, where a boss just sort of... sits there. You can let it die slowly or help it along. Anyway, it was because of... More
  • Gerardo's Backlog Update: February 2018 Special - The Legend of Zelda Phantom Hourglass Review

    One of the best things about getting my 2DS fixed this year has been the free time available I have had to play. Being that console a portable one gives me lots of freedom to play anywhere and anytime, minding my duties and all that of course. Also, retro... More
  • Do Gamers Know Their Cover Art? 3/1/18 Super Late Edition...

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    WELCOME TO ANOTHER DO GAMERS KNOW THEIR COVER ART! Welcome one and all to my cover art guessing game. These posts occur twice a month, with the first post of each month being somewhat easy and the second post of each month being more of a challenge. There... More
  • How "World of Warcraft" Killed A Genre

    In gaming, it's easy to criticize games that are critically panned and financial disappointments. It's also easy to commend games that are critically praised and financial hits. What you see less often are those who are willing to criticize games... More