Revisiting Halo 4 | A New Beginning That Didn’t Quite Reach Its Potential

When the credits rolled on Halo 3’s Legendary ending back in 2007, I remember going for a walk with my best friend and talking about it. Would Chief ever be found floating in space? Will there be a Halo 4? Is Humanity best buds with the alien races that made up the Covenant? To my … Continue reading Revisiting Halo 4 | A New Beginning That Didn’t Quite Reach Its Potential

Top Ten Platforming Games

Platformers might be my favorite genre when they are done correctly. There was a time in the 90s when this genre reigned supreme and that is when I began to play video games. They hold a special place in my heart and there has been a slight resurgence in their popularity in recent years with … Continue reading Top Ten Platforming Games

Revisiting Halo 3: ODST

Halo 3 is one of the biggest games ever. It completely dominated online matchmaking the first couple of years that it was out. Only Call of Duty stood any chance in matching its numbers and thanks to the community tools available in Halo 3, Bungie had made it easy for players to keep coming back … Continue reading Revisiting Halo 3: ODST

Top 10 Skull Locations in Halo: MCC

One of the biggest draws to the Halo series has always been its sandbox and starting in Halo 2, Bungie decided to capitalize on players exploring their levels so intently by including some collectibles. But in typical Bungie fashion, they made it their own by making collectibles that resembled skulls. Originally finding these little items … Continue reading Top 10 Skull Locations in Halo: MCC

Top Ten Xbox 360 Games

Everyone has that one console that has been integral to the growth of their gaming identity and though the N64 was my first personal console, the Xbox 360 was when I first had disposable income. I had the opportunity to explore the medium like never before. It was great. There were so many influential games … Continue reading Top Ten Xbox 360 Games

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

Top Ten Nintendo Switch Games

The Nintendo Switch is one of my favorite consoles of all time and is a big reason I even got back into gaming a few years ago. A home console that was portable and had a growing library of fantastic indie and AAA games (whether they were last gen or not). It was a great … Continue reading Top Ten Nintendo Switch Games

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 Boss Battles of the 2010s

I have been playing through Cyber Shadow and as I was doing so I couldn't help but contemplate how well designed the bosses in that game are. I began to think back to some of my favorite bosses and realized that there were some great standout encounters in the past decade, many of them most … Continue reading My Top Ten Boss Battles of the 2010s

Cyber Shadow Review

Developers are still struggling to overcome some of the challenges of the pandemic but last month we were able to see the release of several highly anticipated games including Cyber Shadow which was developed by just one man, Aarne Hunziker. Cyber Shadow takes a lot of inspiration from classic games like Mega Man and Ninja … Continue reading Cyber Shadow Review