Playtime: Spider-Man (PS4)

Wow. Just wow. “Spider-Man” was incredible. I can, without a doubt, make that claim. Want to know why I’m so confident in that? Let’s start with the subjective and take a trip back down memory lane. When I was younger, I received my first console – a PS2. Now, we always had consoles in the house, but this one was mine. No sharing with my … Continue reading Playtime: Spider-Man (PS4)

Backlogged: Fracture

There are so many games, both in this generation and last, that I haven’t gotten around to playing. Because I’m a sucker for sales, I’ve accrued a huge backlog of games and sometimes I like to dig back into the archives when I pick what’s next to play. Even though these games might be older, I still feel some of them are worth writing about. … Continue reading Backlogged: Fracture

The Value of a Game

I’ve been spending a lot of time as an observer on forums and comments sections lately, partly because debates via social media oft end up frustrating rather than intellectually-stimulating, and partly because it’s been some good fodder for thought. This week, I was reading a review thread on a newly launched game and noticed this comment: “People still pay $60 for a game at launch?” … Continue reading The Value of a Game

I’m Venturing Into VR!

Over the last few years of this console generation, I’ve watched the console wars from the sidelines. I don’t subscribe to the idea that one console brand is better than the other and I’m lucky enough to have several consoles in my household. However, I used to play primarily on my Xbox One. There are several generic reasons for this: a lot of my active … Continue reading I’m Venturing Into VR!

Rocket League Fits my Nerdy, Healthy Lifestyle

Yesterday, Psyonix announced a new cosmetic DLC pack for Rocket League – the addictive video game based on soccer that uses an oversized ball and rocket-boosted vehicles. The DLC pack contains licensed items from the Jurassic World franchise, including the classic Jurassic Jeep, an awesome looking T-Rex goal explosion, and some other goodies like toppers. The anticipated price is going to be around $2 (US). … Continue reading Rocket League Fits my Nerdy, Healthy Lifestyle