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.

Destiny 2 Beyond Light Review

Destiny 2’s latest expansion, Beyond Light, finally brings the Darkness to the forefront to tempt you with new powers and abilities to master. Alongside that, it brings stories of redemption, revenge, and a dark future for humanity to face. While…

Genshin Impact Review

A lot of players have been anticipating the attempt at a “Breath of the Wild-like” open-world game to the point where it almost felt inevitable. Genshin Impact is about as close as any developer has gotten to realizing that. But…

A Trip to Nintendoland Ep.5 – Age of Calamity Demo Impressions & More Pokemon Rankings!

Join us on a trip to Nintendoland! Your monthly source for Nintendo News and games chat from IrrationalPassions.com! In this episode, Mike & Alex are joined by Quin Hoffman as we talk about the final Nintendo Partner Showcase announcements, Our…

Crash 4 Its About Time Review

It’s been nearly a decade and some freaks decided to make a new Crash Bandicoot game. I was admittingly not a big fan of the original Crash trilogy when I was a young kid playing PS1 games. I never enjoyed…

No Straight Roads Review

Grab your electric guitar because it’s time for a rock and roll revolution. No Straight Roads from developers Metronomik blends a music-fueled world full of personality with interesting gameplay mechanics that make for a memorable experience that doesn’t overstay its…

Trip to Nintendoland Episode 4- We’re Back! Super Mario 3D All-Stars, Indies on Switch, Hyrule Warriors

Join us on a trip to Nintendoland! Your monthly source for Nintendo News and games chat from IrrationalPassions.com! In this episode, Mike & Alex return from a bit of a hiatus! We talk about the recent Nintendo Partner Showcase announcements, Super…

Indie Highlights July 2020: Evan’s Remains, Roki, Hylics 2

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 already July and there’s tons of neat indie games to check out! Edited by: Mike…

Trip to Nintendoland Episode 3 – New Pokemon Games & Isle of Armor DLC

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 is joined by guests Cam Hawkins from Dualshockers and Ian Preschel from OkBeast to talk…

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…