Xbox Game Pass – A Promising Start

Do I think Game Pass will be perfect? No. Do I think Game pass is the first step towards a digital revolution where gaming is a monthly service instead of dropping $60 for each new release? I certainly hope so.

Geek Fallacy: Get Through X, and then it’s Great

Any variation of “After the first ten hours, it gets really good” isn’t acceptable, and we shouldn’t look down on people who don’t invest the upfront hours for dividends of entertainment down the road.

Pro-Tip: Be a Late Adopter

Sometimes waiting a little bit before you get a new console can yield to the best experiences possible.

E3 2016: Sony Press Conference

E32016 Scorecard for Sony: 5 Buys, 3 Rents and 4 Skips. Overview - no filler, games, games and more games spewed from Sony for an hour-plus and the results were spectacular. Exciting reveals, too-good to be true rumors becoming reality and an appearance by legendary creator Hideo Kojima helped Sony win E3 2106.

E3 2016: Microsoft Press Conference

E32016 Scorecard for Microsoft: 2 Buys, 2 Rents and 14 Skips. Overview - Microsoft showcased new hardware for August 2016 and holiday 2017 plus a massive lineup of titles release between now and early 2017 with gameplay footage wherever possible. A breakneck pace and something for everyone who loves games from racing, Minecraft, VR to tournament setups. Solid showing.

E3 2016: Bethesda Press Conference

E32016 Scorecard for Bethesda: 3 Rents and 6 Skips. Overview - Bethesda had a fast paced conference with some surprising new games shown but overall the content was weaker than the announcement of Fallout 4 which will leave some fans with a 'meh' feeling.

E3 Leaked Press Conference

Do you love knowing information from a website 30 minutes earlier than the planned press conference? Do you think sources are the most honest fans by betraying their companies?

Characterization Is Thicker than Blood

There is an old adage in writing, “show, don’t tell.” When characters are randomly related the film is telling the audience this situation is dramatic/ironic/strange instead of actually taking the time to build the characters and scene. It’s sloppy