The Last of Us Part I: A Photo Album of Good Times in the Zombie Apocalypse

In honor of this year's The Last of Us Day, which, as we all know, marks the day the Cordyceps Brain Infection overtook the world, I thought I would share some of the best screenshots from my recent trek through the PS5 remake of my favorite game of all time. As an added service, I … Continue reading The Last of Us Part I: A Photo Album of Good Times in the Zombie Apocalypse

Playdate: The Good, the Bad, and the Cranky

There is a certain sense of childlike wonder that only a quality handheld console can elicit. Nothing is quite like the promise of fun anywhere provided by a AA battery-draining Game Boy. Sure you may have spent half the time trying desperately to get the light just right to see the screen in the car … Continue reading Playdate: The Good, the Bad, and the Cranky

Horizon Forbidden West: The Good, the Bad, and the Robot Dinosaur Apocalypse

One of my favorite gaming experiences of the last generation of consoles was Guerrilla Game's 2017 hit, Horizon Zero Dawn. Bolstered by a thrilling post apocalyptic world that melds the primitive with the high-tech and a breakthrough performance by Ashly Burch as the outcast Aloy, HZD established a character and setting with seemingly limitless potential … Continue reading Horizon Forbidden West: The Good, the Bad, and the Robot Dinosaur Apocalypse

Retro Corner: The Ballad of Evander Holyfield’s “Real Deal” Boxing

After a year in the retro collecting game, I decided it was time to start up my Sega collection and relive that glorious period from when I was 6-10 that I identified as a bad ass rebel (read: glasses clad asthmatic) Sega kid. Sure there were plenty of flashy Genesis games I wanted to add … Continue reading Retro Corner: The Ballad of Evander Holyfield’s “Real Deal” Boxing

Dodgeball is Life! Dodgeball Academia is the Feel Good Game of the Year

Summer started pretty promisingly with those glorious 4 weeks when it seemed like everything was headed back to normal. By August, however, things didn't feel so sunny thanks to renewed endless pandemic fatigue coupled with the loss of a beloved pet and cancelled vacations. Fortunately, right when I needed something to help generate happiness and … Continue reading Dodgeball is Life! Dodgeball Academia is the Feel Good Game of the Year

Death’s Door is the Indie Hit of the Summer and Might Be the Game of the Year

One day in mid-July my Twitter feed was suddenly flooded with videos of a tiny crow tackling massive bosses and slicing signs in half. Up until that point, I had not been paying much attention to Death's Door, the tale of a feathered grim reaper who has just had a job go terribly awry, but … Continue reading Death’s Door is the Indie Hit of the Summer and Might Be the Game of the Year