Kratos the Literary Device

A lot has been made of Kratos’ glow up from raging barbarian anti-hero, to remorseful demi-father, and for good reason. The worse things about the God of War franchise always centered around finding justification in a completely unjustifiable man. Maybe…

Long Live Yharnam

Yharnam had fallen. The wretched, sunken in faces of the public. The roving, mad bands of hunters gone too far, lost to the insatiable appetite and burning rage within them. The blackened buildings of Yharnam lined thick with a heavy…

Professor RPG: The Alliance Alive Basics Primer

Welcome students, Professor RPG here! Need help understanding the Equipment Fusion system in Tales of Zestiria? Perhaps you would like a more deep dive into the history of Ivalice?  What in the world does the Intelligence stat do in that…

Trap Adventure 2 is Super Mario Brothers in the Black Lodge

Hiroyoshi Oshiba is a terrorist. We should be meeting in non-descript rooms and drawing up plans to raid the Japanese developer, take him into custody, and answer for the pain and suffering he’s been causing iOS users. Hiro takes glee…

Possum Springs, USA

Let’s take a trip to Possum Springs.

Feature: Learned, Lost, & Pained in 1000 Days of Writing

Alex looks back on 1000 days of writing about video games.

For the Love of the Game

This story takes place entirely in the world of Rocket League. It is based on the story of my first journey to the Rocket League championship game. When I was a young boy, I would spend hours in a field…

My Oregon Trail.

This story details me jumping back into the world of The Oregon Trail over a decade after I last played. The story is told near entirely from the perspective of the characters in game, along with a few personal thoughts…

Feature: Uncharted Feelings– An Uncharted 4 Critique

The Uncharted series and I have such a weird relationship. Let’s call it, tenuous, but not necessarily in a bad way. I’ve just never been super attached to it. Or at least, that’s what I thought. In fact, I think…

Irrational Passions 2015 Game of the Year

Let’s close out the first month of 2016 by discussing our favorite game from 2015.

Feature: Growing Up with a Generation

Alex recounts growing up with some of the best video game consoles to date.

The Last of Us vs. Bioshock Infinite

We decided to put something special together for our 2013 Game of the Year content, but it unfortunately got delayed by an assortment of crazy circumstances and editing issues. Either way, here is the final product! We each found that…