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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 →

Mortal Kombat Proves It Is Still a Viable Film Franchise

I think I grew up in the best of times, when it came to being a gaming geek. One of the first gifts I remember receiving for Christmas was the Atari 2600. Soon after that came the Nintendo. It seemed… Continue Reading →

Sonic the Hedgehog Sets the Pace for Video Game-Based Movies

Traditionally, video game film adaptations fail to capture the spark of the game from which they are rendered. Often, the “creative freedom” that is extended to Hollywood with the source materials is bastardized in a way that completely alienates it… 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 →

What is Halo: Outpost Discovery?

Part fan event, part touring experience, part amusement park and part video game convention, Halo: Outpost Discovery looks to offer a new type of event for fans of the science-fiction franchise.

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 →

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