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Star Wars Celebration Orlando 2017 News Wrap-Up

| April 20, 2017 | 0 Comments
Star Wars Celebration Orlando 2017 News Wrap-Up

Star Wars Celebration is a time that fans from across the globe can come together and celebrate their love for the massive franchise. This year’s event marks the 40th anniversary for “Star Wars” and brought big news in terms of its films, shows, games and much more. “40 Years of Star Wars” Panel Kicking off […]

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Some of the Most Clever Easter Eggs in Video Games

| April 16, 2017 | 0 Comments
Some of the Most Clever Easter Eggs in Video Games

Bad Dates – “Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End” There is no denying that “Uncharted” drew inspiration from the “Indiana Jones” franchise, and this moment in Nathan Drake’s final adventure pays tribute to the first film. The Easter Egg comes when Nathan Drake and his brother Sam are searching for the pirate Captain Avery’s grave on […]

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GAMING REVIEW: ‘Lego City Undercover’

| April 13, 2017 | 0 Comments
GAMING REVIEW: ‘Lego City Undercover’

After coming off of the incredibly detailed “The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild,” I expected a bit of a drop in quality with “Lego City Undercover.” Not to say I thought the game would be bad, it’s just easy to compare two open world games when coming right off of one another. Needless […]

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Gaming Roundup: April 2017

| April 7, 2017 | 0 Comments
Gaming Roundup: April 2017

“Lego City Undercover” – April 4 for Nintendo Switch, PS4, Xbox One and PC Lego’s take on the “GTA” series, “Lego City Undercover” gives an open city to explore with surprising depth for a “Lego” game. The game originally launched as a “Wii U” exclusive, though this new version will release for all current-gen consoles and […]

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GAMING REVIEW: ‘The Walking Dead: A New Frontier’ – ‘Above The Law’

| April 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
GAMING REVIEW: ‘The Walking Dead: A New Frontier’ – ‘Above The Law’

Warning: Spoilers for previous episodes of Telltale’s “The Walking Dead” follow. Picking up right after the huge cliff hanger of the last episode, Telltale keeps the ball rolling with even more revelations and character building. The episode was largely story driven with the majority of it spent making dialogue choices as Javier, leaving only a […]

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The Weirdest Characters You’ll find in “The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild”

| March 20, 2017 | 0 Comments
The Weirdest Characters You’ll find in “The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild”

Almost every game in “The Legend of Zelda” series has included a cast of weird characters, which plays a large part in why the games are as charming as they are. Everyone knows of long-time fan favorites like Tingle, the 30 year-old fairy wannabe and the off-putting Happy Mask Salesman, but “The Legend of Zelda: […]

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GAMING REVIEW: ‘The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild’

| March 13, 2017 | 0 Comments
GAMING REVIEW: ‘The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild’

Spoiler Warning: The following review contains minor spoilers involving some story, gameplay aspects and the races of Hyrule featured in the game. A little over 30 years ago, the original “The Legend of Zelda” released and was the base for many fantasy action games for years to come. A majority of the games in the […]

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GAMING REVIEW: Nintendo Switch

| March 10, 2017 | 0 Comments
GAMING REVIEW: Nintendo Switch

The Nintendo Switch is a true successor to the Wii U in every sense, it accomplishes everything the home console tried to do on a much larger scale even. It may be a bit bare-bones and seem rushed out at this point, but the console achieved everything that Nintendo advertised it as. Even the first […]

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Gaming Roundup: March 2017

| March 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Gaming Roundup: March 2017

Nintendo Switch – Mar. 3 Nintendo is set to release what is probably the most ambitious console experience to date, allowing players to take their home console on the go thanks to the Nintendo Switch. The system itself is a sleek tablet which can be docked to play on the big screen or taken on […]

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Great Games Based off of Film Franchises

| February 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
Great Games Based off of Film Franchises

“Alien Isolation” After the catastrophic shooter “Alien: Colonial Marines,” Sega published a game much more in line with the original sci-fi thriller it was based on with “Alien: Isolation.” In the game, you roam a huge space station and complete various objectives while coming across other survivors, some friendly and others not so friendly, all […]

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The Top Seven Games for the Nintendo 3DS

| February 17, 2017 | 0 Comments
The Top Seven Games for the Nintendo 3DS

The Nintendo 3DS had lofty expectations going into its launch, coming after the best selling handheld console of all-time, the original Nintendo DS. While it had a bit of a slow start at launch, a price cut and wealth of first-party support helped turn things around for the handheld. The new 3D feature was a […]

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Gaming Roundup: February 2017

| February 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Gaming Roundup: February 2017

“For Honor” – Feb. 14 for PS4, Xbox One and PC A new title from developer Ubisoft Montreal, “For Honor” takes players back in history to play as some of the best warriors the world has seen. Three factions exist in the game so far including Knights, Vikings and the Samurai who each contain three […]

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A look back on the Wii U’s best titles

| January 28, 2017 | 0 Comments
A look back on the Wii U’s best titles

The Wii U’s life cycle is officially coming to an end, which Nintendo officially confirmed shortly after their Nintendo Switch press conference. While the system was the worst selling console for Nintendo, excluding Virtual Boy, it still brought along some of the best games from the company itself. Games like “The Legend of Zelda: Wind […]

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Nintendo Switch Press Conference Wrap-Up

| January 15, 2017 | 0 Comments
Nintendo Switch Press Conference Wrap-Up

It’s official, Nintendo revealed at their press conference that the Nintendo Switch will be released on Mar. 3, 2017 for $300. The price is a bit on the higher side, and the release date comes as a complete shock from what people were expecting. Nintendo has usually shied away from live presentations in recent years, […]

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Cosplay, Panels and Deadly Games: It’s Time for Ichibancon!

| January 13, 2017 | 0 Comments
Cosplay, Panels and Deadly Games: It’s Time for Ichibancon!

Once again I spent my New Year with a bunch of weird people. Fortunately I’m not talking about my family this time, or even my roommates. As I sat in a crowded room discussing “Detective Conan,” the countdown began. Negan from “The Walking Dead” was the loudest, along with the Barbarian Powerpuff Girl and the […]

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Gaming Roundup: January 2017

| January 13, 2017 | 0 Comments
Gaming Roundup: January 2017

“Gravity Rush 2” – Jan. 20 for PS4 What was originally a PS Vita exclusive, this quickly amassed a large fan base that was enough to justify Sony to not only port the game to PS4, but create a sequel as well. “Gravity Rush” follows a girl named Kat who is able to control gravity […]

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The Best Games of 2016

| December 31, 2016 | 0 Comments
The Best Games of 2016

5. “Watch Dogs 2”- “Watch Dogs 2” was a bit of a surprise for me,  I wasn’t expecting much from it after its lackluster predecessor but the game delivered on fun gameplay and a decent story and cast of characters. Part of what made the game so great was its setting, Ubisoft Montreal really captured […]

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GAMING REVIEW: ‘The Walking Dead: A New Frontier’ – ‘Ties That Bind’

| December 27, 2016 | 0 Comments
GAMING REVIEW: ‘The Walking Dead: A New Frontier’ – ‘Ties That Bind’

Warning: Spoilers for season one and two of Telltale’s “The Walking Dead” follow. The season premiere for “The Walking Dead: A New Frontier” brings along a great new cast of characters, as well as bringing back one of this generation’s most beloved video game characters, Clementine. The episode begins with an introduction to Javier, the […]

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GAMING REVIEW: ‘Batman: The Telltale Series’ – ‘City of Light’

| December 20, 2016 | 0 Comments
GAMING REVIEW: ‘Batman: The Telltale Series’ – ‘City of Light’

Warning: Spoilers for Episodes 1-4 of  “Batman: The Telltale Series” follow. From the very beginning, “City of Light” fails to bring the same excitement that early episodes brought along with them. The very first scene is rushed and only serves to let Gordon take on the title of commissioner of the GCPD. While the voice […]

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Gaming Roundup: December 2016

| December 4, 2016 | 0 Comments
Gaming Roundup: December 2016

“Super Mario Maker” – Dec. 2 for 3DS After a well-received outing on the Wii U, “Super Mario Maker” is now making its way to the 3DS. The game features the same creation tools, 100 lives mode and the ability to switch between past Mario games art styles, though lacks the ability to share courses […]

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