Revisiting Halo Reach | A Bitter-Sweet Full-Circle Experience

The Halo series was on fire at the end of the first decade of the 2000s. It seemed like the series would stay at the top with Call of Duty for years to come, but that isn’t the way things played out. Bungie, the original developers of Halo, was planning on taking a stepping back … Continue reading Revisiting Halo Reach | A Bitter-Sweet Full-Circle Experience

Top Ten Protagonists in Gaming

A great protagonist can make a game’s entire experience because whether it’s between levels or entire games, you are waiting to see what your hero is going to do next. The anticipation to see how they will deal with the next set of problems or resolve the ones that were introduced already is exciting.  These … Continue reading Top Ten Protagonists in Gaming

Top Ten Companions in Gaming

A single-player game is often a solitary journey through a digital world to save a princess, stop world destruction, or find one’s self. However, sometimes, developers are able to do the impossible and create a companion that accompanies the player on their journey and is actually enjoyable to have around. This traveling buddy helps to … Continue reading Top Ten Companions in Gaming

Top Ten Minor Characters in Gaming

There are a lot of iconic characters in gaming, from Halo’s Master Chief to the blue overalled plumber himself. It can be easy to latch on to these well-known names, but there are quite a few memorable characters that don’t play a massive role in the game’s story. In fact, some of these characters only … Continue reading Top Ten Minor Characters in Gaming

10 Video Games That Would Make Great Movies

With recent successes such as Sonic the Hedgehog, Detective Pickachu, and even The Witcher series on Netflix, there has been a renewed interest in making film adaptations of video games. It seems like studios might finally be getting confident in their ability to adapt these fan-favorite franchises. This got me thinking, what other video games might make great movies? 

Ranking Every Mainline Halo Game from Worst to Best

The Halo series holds a special place in my heart, and with the release of Halo Infinite finally here, I think it’s time that I open up and say definitively what my favorite games in the series are. I will be ranking these entries exclusively on their single-player content. Though I enjoy many of these … Continue reading Ranking Every Mainline Halo Game from Worst to Best

Halo Wars 2 | Backlog Review

The original Halo Wars was a the first time that the Halo series was taking the chance and providing a different experience from its traditional FPS form. Much like the original Halo, it was taking a risk by delving into a genre that most people preferred to play on PC.  Most RTS games were not … Continue reading Halo Wars 2 | Backlog Review

Top 10 Games of 2021

Another year come and gone and with it another roster of game releases. Despite what a lot of people might say, this game was filled with a ton of great games. While I didn’t get to play everything that I had wanted to, I did have the opportunity to play quite a few big titles … Continue reading Top 10 Games of 2021

My Thoughts on Halo Infinite Before Launch

It’s finally here. Halo Infinite is releasing next week after years of speculation, hype, disappointment, confusion, and backlash. For better or worse, it’s coming, and we know a few things going into the release already as well as a few new things that 343 has been drip-feeding us to keep the excitement strong.  It’s been … Continue reading My Thoughts on Halo Infinite Before Launch

We Need to Move Past This One-Size-Fits-All Mentality with Game Design

Console wars have been a time-honored tradition going back to the second generation of consoles but made infamous by the Sega and Nintendo console race of the nineties. The battle between Mario and Sonic created allegiances to brands that bordered on the romantic. People would defend their choice in hardware to the bitter end, and … Continue reading We Need to Move Past This One-Size-Fits-All Mentality with Game Design