We Are Not Machines: A ‘Super Metroid’ Game Review

Game Title: Super MetroidCompletion Date: sometime in 1995 (maybe?)System: SNES (Super Nintendo Entertainment System)Score: 10 out of 10 Gosh, I’m tired. I’ve very recently decided to make a few changes in my life. My wife and I made the (smart?) decision to eat healthier and to exercise. Of course, we’ve always tried to be fairly…… Continue reading We Are Not Machines: A ‘Super Metroid’ Game Review

I Am Free (A Brief Journey In The Cosmos)

It would seem that I am in quite the bind. . . . The date is June 28th, 2121. As of now, it has been twelve hours, two minutes, and thirteen seconds since I became detached from the Abel. I am, at this moment, staring at an organic orb, painted with its soft blue and…… Continue reading I Am Free (A Brief Journey In The Cosmos)

A World of Grey (And, A Review Of ’12 Angry Men’)

Every human originates from a man and a woman. Every human needs food, water, shelter, and love in order to survive. We should be kind to one another, for the sake of others and ourselves. Education is a good thing, as it serves the individual receiving it as well as the community of which that…… Continue reading A World of Grey (And, A Review Of ’12 Angry Men’)

A Brief History Of My 2,000 Weeks On Earth (And, A ‘Dead Cells’ Review)

Game Title: Dead CellsCompletion Date: April 2021System: Nintendo SwitchScore: 8 out of 10My One-Sentence Review: Quick, pure action, with enough flexibility in how to approach the world to make the game exciting and re-playable many, many timesMusic I Listened To While Writing: Relaxing Video Game Music for 3 Hours (check out 8:33) According to this…… Continue reading A Brief History Of My 2,000 Weeks On Earth (And, A ‘Dead Cells’ Review)

Everquest (And: Are Video Games A Coping Mechanism?)

There are a very few number of games that have stood the test of time. Some games had all the hype in the world and are now nowhere to be seen (can I see a show of hands for the Fable fans out there?). Many have promised to change the gaming industry forever, disrupting age-old…… Continue reading Everquest (And: Are Video Games A Coping Mechanism?)

A Birth Story (And: A Beginner’s Guide On How To Handle Anxiety)

It started March 23rd. My wife’s contractions were getting worse. But our newborn wasn’t due until Easter (April 4th), so they couldn’t be real contractions… right? The next morning, my wife went to the restroom, and shouted for me – that’s never a good sign. I went to see her, and she told me there…… Continue reading A Birth Story (And: A Beginner’s Guide On How To Handle Anxiety)

Ghost Of Tsushima (And: The Odd Thing About Sacrifice)

Completion Date: March 2020Platform: PCCompleted: Main StoryMy Completely Subjective Score: 7.5 out of 10 Disclaimer: There are spoilers for Ghost of Tsushima throughout this post (yes, big end-game ones)! This is your warning! Enjoy, and as always, Game On. People say we play video games to escape. It’s true, I’ve seen enough evidence to suggest…… Continue reading Ghost Of Tsushima (And: The Odd Thing About Sacrifice)

Valheim Is The Greatest Game Ever (Let Me Tell You Why)

via valheimgame.com Note: This post is not a game review, because I haven’t finished the game (yet). INTRO: WHY DO WE DO WHAT WE DO? If you’ve been following me for a while, you might be able to pick up on a common thread woven throughout this blog. The question that I ponder more often…… Continue reading Valheim Is The Greatest Game Ever (Let Me Tell You Why)