Revisiting Mario Odyssey

2020 marked Mario's 35th anniversary jumping across our television screens and Nintendo blessed us with a collection of his first three ventures into the 3rd dimension with Super Mario 3D All-Stars. Not without controversy, 3D All-Stars offered the opportunity to play through some of Mario's classic adventures which I haven't booted up since I was … Continue reading Revisiting Mario Odyssey

Revisiting Halo 3 but with LASO

Halo 3 was the game I played more than any other other growing up. It was my go to experience for both single player and multiplayer for years and I have so many memories staying up late with friends trying to complete it on Legendary with whatever random challenges we could come up with. I … Continue reading Revisiting Halo 3 but with LASO

My Top Ten Transformations in Gaming

Transformations are just one of hundreds of game mechanics available in a game developer's tool box but transformations can be one of the most identifiable aspects of a video game as they allow players a memorable change of pace. Over the years, there have been a number of transformations that have stuck out to me … Continue reading My Top Ten Transformations in Gaming

Celebrate the End of 2020 with These Five Games

The end of 2020 is finally upon us! This year has been rough to say the least. Beyond the national headlines, we all have been dealing with something in our personal lives and sometimes it felt like 2020 was delivering some bad news weekly, if not daily. We have all earned a moment of rest … Continue reading Celebrate the End of 2020 with These Five Games

How Halo: Combat Evolved Originally Subverted Expectations

I have recently restarted playing through the Halo Master Chief Collection to remember why I enjoy the series so much. I am about halfway through the first game and I realized I needed to talk about what made Halo 1 so special in the first place and no it's not the innovative console shooter controls. … Continue reading How Halo: Combat Evolved Originally Subverted Expectations