Anyone remember when Halo 2 released way back in ’04? It received critical praise and people just loved everything about it. It had a great campaign, fantastic multiplayer, a not-at-all-infuriating ending that provided some kind of closure… Okay maybe that last one is more or less the opposite of the truth, but while a lot […]Read More The Cutting Room Floor: I’m Still Pissed About Halo 2
Welcome to the first of a series in which I talk about my personal beloved franchises that haven’t seen the light of day in quite some time. Chances are most of these series will stay that way, but that’s not stopping me from begging. In this entry, I’ll be performing this ritual in the middle […]Read More Res-Erect: Dead Space
When I was a wee little guy, maybe two years old, my parents owned a Nintendo Entertainment System. My Dad was playing a game about some plumber who made money pop out of turtles’ asses as he sat with a miniature Brett in his lap. For one reason or another, he had to leave the […]Read More Character Creation: The Games That Shaped Me
If you dare, go find any current article about gaming trends and go to the comments section. Scroll through them long enough and I can guarantee two things: You’ll be very depressed by the time you finish and you will find at least five people bitching about the battle royale craze. Nothing pisses these people […]Read More Making a Case for Halo Battle Royale
E3 is where publishers go to show off their upcoming games and Bethesda goes to not announce The Elder Scrolls VI. This year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo is right around the corner, so gamers around the Earth (myself included) are eagerly awaiting the official announcements of all the games that will leak between now and then. […]Read More E3 2018: A Prick’s Wishlist
I once ordered a BLT at my workplace’s cafeteria. I didn’t think to check the contents of the sandwich until I was back at my desk. Why would I? It’s a pretty simple sandwich, right? Wrong (apparently). As I chewed on my first bite, the horrifying realization set in. There was no bacon on my […]Read More Sega Genesis Classics: Where the Hell is Sonic 3?