The End of (the Season of) Opulence

As this Season wraps up, I find myself looking back at the Forsaken expansion and ruminating on what it did, what it tried to do, and where it could have done better. 

Anthem: Game of Potential

I was one of the early adapters. I bought Anthem on pre-order, I played the Beta.  I was lucky in that I didn’t have any of the hard crashes or significant glitches that others had experienced but the game was still a little rough.  It was fun, though.

A Man Wrote This: HSD 2.0 Edition

Hello, dear readers!  Welcome to the inaugural post of A Man Wrote This, where we look at different volumes of geekery that said something so absurd and glaring about women that it caused me to set the book down, roll my eyes, and go, "A man wrote this."  Simple, yes?  But so amusing.  Join me... Continue Reading →

First Week: Anthem

Anthem is a looter shooter that combines the third person shooter experience with the action role playing experience, to varying degrees of success. Taking place in Bastion, a country lacking in details on an unnamed planet, the name Anthem refers to the Anthem of Creation, a supernatural force of unknown power and origin that feeds dangerous relics and creates strange beasts. You play a Freelancer, a sort of mercenary that pilots a Javelin, a suit of power armor that allows you to fly and battle the dangers of Bastion, and the factions that would try to harness the Anthem for themselves.

First Impressions: Kingdom Hearts 3

Growing up, I remember important gaming decisions, made by my sister and myself, that addressed and overcame our preconceived notions about certain games. For example, when The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker was coming out in 2003, my sister, one of the biggest Zelda fans ever, hated the concept. The art design was way... Continue Reading →

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