Gamer’s Journey: Multiplayer Communities of Modern Warfare 2 and Halo: Reach

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Last week in A Gamer’s Journey: From Modern Warfare 2 to Halo: Reach, I discussed what it was like for me to transition from one game to the other. I purposely left out the community aspect of both games because that article would have wound up as long as the Fallout: New Vegas guide. If… Continue reading

I Learned Something Today: Castlevania

Appearances can be deceiving, and that deception is especially potent when your survival hangs in the balance. Stay strong, stay focused, these are the lessons I learned from Castlevania. The Lessons of Castlevania Don’t turn around, they’ll come back There’s meat in the walls Hearts may not do what you expect them to Lots of… Continue reading

I Could Be Gaming

Despite gaming being one of my many hobbies, it continues to stand out as a defining factor of who I am and not always for the best reasons. There’s a negative connotation attached to the term “gamer” amongst those that don’t play. A connotation that alludes to the fact that video games are a negative aspect… Continue reading

I Learned Something Today: The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past

Often times I find myself in situations where my curiosity dominates my survival instinct. If my back is against the wall, I’m not always looking for a way out. Wondering what’s behind that cracked wall has made me gain access to treasures I could never dream of as well as tools that help me along the way…. Continue reading

Is the NBA Elite 11 Delay a Bad Thing?

When NBA Elite 11 was first announced, I knew that EA had a big task ahead of itself. Ending the successful Live franchise and rebooting into a whole different series takes a lot of effort. A year turn around sometimes isn’t enough time to do what they set out to do. When the demo was… Continue reading

Speaking Code: Unreal

In the game development world – a world that I like to believe is made up primarily of goblins, orcs, and wizards waving wands with green and red sparks and purple smoke floating around in formation – there is a tendency to migrate toward one platform or the other. The reason this happens is almost… Continue reading

I Learned Something Today: Fallout 3

Rushing headlong into any situation can have dire consequences, no matter what occupation or lifestyle one has. Observation is key and modesty can mean the difference between success and getting caught with your pants down, pants that you’ve pooped in because your sphincter loses control when you die. These are the lessons I learned from Fallout… Continue reading