“Country roads, take me home…” While there are still a couple of days in the Fallout 76 B.E.T.A. I, like many of you, have responsibilities that prevent me from partaking until release on November 14. If you’ve read any of my previous articles, you know I’m a fan … Continue reading My Time in Appalachia FALLOUT 76 B.E.T.A.
From 3rd Eye Studios, a group with a heavy resume from working on projects like Alan Wake, Quantum Break, Trials, Gravity, Prometheus, WALL-E, and HIM (The Band) comes Downward Spiral: Horus Station. A first person space/zero G game. You are tasked with finding out why Horus Station has been left drifting in space. The game … Continue reading Downward Spiral: Horus Station
Take a trip back with me back to 2006, the Xbox 360 is still a new system, finding it’s legs, if you will. One of the titles to emerge is Gears of War, a 3rd person shooter that changed some of the shooter rules, squad based while still single player, and it introduced a … Continue reading GEARS of WAR
“Why do we remember Castlevania so fondly?” During a past PSN Sale, I bought a few games for my PS Vita, Dracula X Chronicles and Symphony of the Night. Now, I have played Symphony of the Night on the old PS1, played it on my 360, and now have it again. That will always … Continue reading Castlevania
What a year 2018(and the end of 2017) has been. It’s not only been a stellar year for new content, it’s been a banner year for retro gamers. The NES Mini came out and was woefully under produced. Nintendo released the Switch to massive sales. Then, they allegedly learned from their mistake, and produced … Continue reading Retro Gaming. What Goes Around Comes Back Around.
Growing up a Gamer What was the first gaming console you ever had? I still remember as a child, my dad took us to Kmart to pick up and Atari 2600. The first 2 games we got were Pac-Man and Combat. My brother, sisters, and I played for hours. Mom and Dad even played with … Continue reading Growing up a Gamer
Courtesy of Valiant Game Studios comes Pendula Swing. Described as Tolkien meets the Great Gatsby. The opening honestly exited me, as I thought I was about to play a game like Cuphead. The intro is very reminiscent of Cuphead, with the old style animation, which doubles as your history lesson of the game world. The … Continue reading Pendula Swing Review
In space, no one can hear you swear. In honor of my very good friend Charlie "the Goat" Dodson. **SPOILERS ABOUND** Here is the rundown of the Dead Space Saga: Way back in 2008, I was working part time at a video game retailer, and Dead Space was coming out. I thought it looked and … Continue reading Dead Space Saga
The Super Nintendo Entertainment System: Greatest Console Ever(?) When I was about 13 or so, the greatest video game system EVER made was released, the Super Nintendo Entertainment System. This was the first home console to give arcade quality graphics. That was a huge leap forward in home gaming. Where the NES gave us classics … Continue reading Super NES VS SEGA Genesis
10 years ago, a game was released that had a massive impact on the FPS genre. It mixed sci fi and horror elements with a compelling story and stunning graphics. I am of course, talking about Bioshock, arguably, one of the best FPS’s ever made. This is a game where the first actions you take … Continue reading The Grumpy Old Gamer and Andrew Ryan