5 Favorites for the Rare 35th Anniversary

For any kid like me that grew up(?) playing video games in the 90's and early 2000's, one of the most beloved and prolific studios was Rare. The British studio was responsible for creating classics like Donkey Kong Country, Battletoads, GoldenEye, and Banjo-Kazooie. There was such a sense of humor and creativity in the games … Continue reading 5 Favorites for the Rare 35th Anniversary

Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey – Our Search For Family

It is finished. Over the weekend I was able to get the last lingering trophies needed to get the platinum trophy for Assassin's Creed: Odyssey. The biggest challenge in getting the platinum trophy for the game lies in the time required to do everything, more than traditional difficulty of the tasks. The first word I … Continue reading Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey – Our Search For Family

Gaming Omnivore Art Gallery – The Last of Us Part 2

Back in January I put together a post titled Gaming Omnivore Art Gallery(catchy, right?). It was essentially an excuse to show off some of the many, many screenshots I had taken over the several months and turned out to be a fun idea that I was relatively pleased with how it turned out. I had … Continue reading Gaming Omnivore Art Gallery – The Last of Us Part 2

Black Gives Way to Blue – My Thoughts on The Last of Us Part 2

The Last of Us Part 2 - the mega-hyped sequel to one of Sony's most successful games was recently released on June 19 to overwhelmingly positive critical reviews and sold 4 million copies in its first three days. I mentioned in last week's blog post that I don't recall seeing a game that has caused … Continue reading Black Gives Way to Blue – My Thoughts on The Last of Us Part 2

F-Zero

F-Zero was released in North America in August 1991 as one of five launch titles for the brand-new Super Nintendo Entertainment System, alongside other titles - Pilotwings, Gradius III, SimCity, and Super Mario World. With the release of F-Zero, Nintendo reinvigorated the racing game genre and created a franchise whose presence(or absence) can still be … Continue reading F-Zero

Bullsh*t Boss Battles – Shadows of the Empire

Boss battles have a significant place in gaming, it can act as a test of everything we have learned in the game thus far or it can simply be the final(albeit stronger) enemy between you and the end of the level. The Legend of Zelda games have provided some memorable moments whether its Link's encounter … Continue reading Bullsh*t Boss Battles – Shadows of the Empire