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The Last of Us Brings the Post-Apocalyptic Game to Life

I’ll be the first to admit that The Last of Us was not a game I picked up on my PlayStation. It’s got nothing to do with the plot or themes. Lord knows I love myself a good post-apocalyptic adventure,… Continue Reading →

Sonic 2 is What Happens When Sequels Fail

I have a love-hate relationship with movie sequels. Sometimes I get pleasantly surprised, and films follow the logical progression of their predecessors. This happened with sequels like The Empire Strikes Back, The Dark Knight and Terminator 2. These elite films… Continue Reading →

Cobra Strikes Swiftly in G.I. Joe: Operation Blackout

Per Matt The G.I. Joe franchise has brought me a lot of joy throughout the years. Growing up, I first noticed the cartoon (along with The Transformers) airing weekday afternoons, once I returned home from school. The show sparked my… Continue Reading →

Sex, Drugs and Rivalries: Game Changers Fights the Video Game Wars

Per Matt Long before virtual reality, mobile games, MMORGs and LAN parties, you could find groundbreaking arcade game cabinets at your local gas station, bowling alley, roller skating rink and even department store, hoping to cash in on the fad…. Continue Reading →

Microsoft Stores Challenge Gamers With Halo 5 Tournaments

Per Matt Gamers get the chance to go On the Hunt this weekend as the Halo 5 Summer Series offers a video game tournament and free prizes in participating U.S. Microsoft Stores.

Ready Player One? Ready for Nostalgia!

Per Matt When a friend asked me the premise for Ready Player One, I sarcastically replied with the following two sentences: Have you ever heard of Steven Spielberg? And have you ever played a video game before?

Jumanji Is a Fun Movie For Those Of Us Who Hate Video Games

I hate video games, but I loved Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle. The movie is hilarious and the performances are great. I truly enjoyed the film, and think it is one of the most fun experiences available onscreen this season.

Don’t Stop… Till The End

If only Telltale had made all episodes of their Guardians of the Galaxy game as creative, well-paced and engaging as they did Episode 5: Don’t Stop Believin’, this series of reviews would have been less negative. Ultimately, the clunkiness of this… Continue Reading →

Who Needs Who Needs Who? Guardians Telltale Episode 4 Doubles Down On Plot

The awkward and frustrating journey of playing the Telltale Guardians of the Galaxy episodic game series has made fluctuations between ham-handed action sequences and overly complicated puzzle elements all along. This latest episode, Who Needs You, makes another sudden swerve —… Continue Reading →

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