Gotham Knights is not a good game, despite what some corners of the internet claim. But it’s not a bad game, either. It’s not good enough to love, yet it’s not bad enough to stop playing. The most tragic and infuriating part of this game is not that it isn’t good, but that choices intentionally … Continue reading Gotham Knights: A Tale of Wasted Potential
Resident Evil has been one of the most successful and revolutionary videogame franchises of all time, though not without some inconsistency. The original Resident Evil helped create the “survival horror” genre. RE2 and RE4 are considered two of the greatest games ever made. RE3 was excellent yet felt oddly out of place with the first … Continue reading Resident Evil Retrospective
Everyone is familiar with the excruciating pain one has to endure between ordering their food at a restaurant and receiving it. They're at the point where they know something is being made for them to enjoy, but it's not ready for consumption yet. Just a little longer. But what if you went to your favorite … Continue reading Neverending Fantasy: The Exhausting Marketing of Square Enix
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 … Continue reading The Cutting Room Floor: I’m Still Pissed About Halo 2
Imagine going to a sportsball game where you get to see your favorite sportsball team sport some balls. You're super pumped to see a showdown between them and their opponents. "Woo! Sports!" you yell as the ball is sported, probably from one end of a field to the other. Now imagine that you notice everyone … Continue reading Nobody Hates Video Games More Than Gamers.
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 … Continue reading Sega Genesis Classics: Where the Hell is Sonic 3?