Posts filed under Opinion

The Biggest Disappointments of Generation 7

The release of the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Wii U have signaled the end of the seventh generation of consoles. With the excitement of new console launches now fading, I’d like to take a moment to look back at what the last generation brought gamers. Here are five of the biggest disappointment of the last generation.

Posted on January 30, 2014 and filed under Opinion.

Ignorance and Self-Righteousness: A Rant

 

I was perusing a popular online dating site the other day, and a woman caught my eye. Her profile was interesting, and she was pretty. The site said we were a good match, so I proceeded to check out her “Important to me” questions. The first question on her list made me quite trepidatious:

Have you ever spent more than 8 hours straight playing video games?

Posted on December 17, 2013 and filed under Opinion, Rant.

Final Fantasy VI Is The Best

In a time when the majority of games had plots thinner than Subway’s bacon, Final Fantasy put an emphasis on story. Final Fantasy VI, released in 1994, remains my favorite game in the franchise nearly two decades later. This isn’t a trick of nostalgia. It wasn’t the first game I played in the series, nor was it the last. Technical limitations prevent it from having the most impressive visuals or beautiful music. Despite this, it remains to me the most memorable and engaging.

 

Posted on November 8, 2013 and filed under Opinion.