Mike Burgess
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Mike has worked in production and audio engineering over the last 7 years in many different capacities from live theatre production on cruise ships and arena stages, recording studio work with local bands/venues, video streaming for government contracts, and is now looking to take these experiences and apply it all towards his other passion, video games and the community that loves them by making video reviews and features for the site and whatever else in the future.

Podcast Ulitmate Reunion Special! – Who are the Final 5 DLC Fighters?

PODCAST ULTIMATE IS BACK FOR ONE MORE! Min Min has been announced as the first character in DLC pack 2 for Smash Bros Ultimate so it begs the question, Who are the final five? That’s what Smash fans Mike Burgess,…

Indie Highlight June 2020: Cloudpunk, Sludge Life, Timelie

Indie Highlights is a video series where we’ll highlight awesome indie games we’re playing or you might have missed and are worth checking out. It’s a new year and there’s plenty of new Indie games to play! We’re back after…

A Trip To Nintendoland Episode 2 – Paper Mario & Pokemon News!

Join us on a trip to Nintendoland! Your monthly source for Nintendo news and games chat from IrrationalPassions.com! Spotify PocketCasts iTunes In this episode Mike Burgess, video producer, and Alex O Neill, editor-in-chief, are joined by guests Cam Hawkins from…

Pokemon Ranking Committee Episode 2- How the Wood Burns

Let the rankings commence! In another A Trip to Nintendoland presents feature, The Pokemon scientists gather to rank their favorite Pocket Monsters from the latest generation of games Pokemon Sword & Shield! In the second episode, The gang returns after…

A Trip To Nintendoland Pilot Episode

Join us on a trip to Nintendoland! Your monthly source for Nintendo News and games chat from IrrationalPassions.com! Spotify PocketCasts iTunes (coming soon) In this pilot episode Mike Burgess, video producer, and Alex O Neill, editor-in-chief, are joined by guests AJ…

Granblue Fantasy Versus Review

The fighting game genre can be a daunting one for many people, especially when you layer on dense systems and a whole lot of anime. Granblue Fantasy Versus challenges the notion that anime fighters need to be complex to keep…

Indie Highlights Jan/Feb 2020: Bug Fables, The Pedestrian, Beseige

It’s a new year and there’s plenty of new Indie games to play! We’re back in 2020 to highlight some indie games you might of missed that came out in the first few months of 2020. Check out Indie Highlights!…

The Pathless Preview Discussion – Pax East 2020

The editors of Irrational Passions once again descend on Boston for Pax East! This time around the editors chose to highlight or have a deeper dive into a particular game they felt spoke to them after having played it on…

Greak: Memories of Azur Preview Discussion – Pax East 2020

The editors of Irrational Passions once again descend on Boston for Pax East! This time around the editors chose to highlight or have a deeper dive into a particular game they felt spoke to them after having played it on…

Genshin Impact Preview Discussion – PAX East 2020

The editors of Irrational Passions once again descend on Boston for PAX East! This time around the editors chose to highlight or have a deeper dive into a particular game they felt spoke to them after having played it on…

Shovel Knight Dig Preview Discussion – PAX East 2020

The editors of Irrational Passions once again descend on Boston for PAX East! This time around the editors chose to highlight or have a deeper dive into a particular game they felt spoke to them after having played it on…

Kunai Review Discussion

Review Discussions are an initiative to talk past or beyond a review or in place of a written/video review in a more timely manner. They’re an interview-style discussion hoping to discuss specific aspects of the game in question that may…