The eSports community is nothing if not selective. Simply adding a competitive edge to your game, or even developing it from the ground up to be a team shooter doesn’t always lock you into the eSports family. We still see a relative formula to eSports, where you can always find plenty of FPS and MOBA … More Why Splatoon 2 Won’t Work As An eSport
As an educator who focuses on connectedness and building relationships with my students, we often have discussions about their personal interests. During these sharing moments a common topic for discussion is video games.What are we playing? What games do we like? What new games do we want? These are the surface questions we usually discuss … More Are Developers Failing Kids?
I was lucky enough to get my hands on an SNES classic at launch yesterday. I had to wake up at 6:30 AM and sit outside of Best Buy, and promptly go to work after, but all in all it was pretty easy going. While waiting for the store to open I had a nice … More SNES Classic Edition: What To Play And What to Pass
Since my Switch came in yesterday I’ve found it difficult to concentrate on much else. Having it shipped with Splatoon 2 turned out to be best way for me settle into its many features. Although the new car smell faded fast with the realization that the only thing I had to play on my new … More Give Me Octopath Traveler, Or Give Me Death
The big two, Marvel and DC, have characters with histories that go back 75 years. During this time, the companies have placed these characters into nearly every type of story a writer can imagine. We have witnessed elseworld stories, holiday specials, multiverse epics, and smaller intimate tales. Some of these intimate stories focus on characters … More “The Vision” by Tom King is a Comic Masterpiece
I saw IT over the weekend. It was an interesting experience having not seen the original since my childhood. I went in with little expectation, mainly looking forward to a few jump scares and audience reactions. What I got instead was a surprisingly enjoyable resurgence film. IT didn’t necessarily shy away from indulging in the … More IT – The Nerding Grounds Review
I’ll tell you exactly what it’s about: exploitation. Out of the woodwork comes the retro-resurgence train and it’s playing some tired Ozzy Osborne song while it claws at people’s wallets. Okay, I’m probably exaggerating a bit, but forgive me for still being salty after the last hot knife poke I endured from the recent SNES … More What Is This Street Fighter II SNES Cartridge Bullshit About?
The dream team that is Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo reunite to bring readers an epic D.C. event that has the capability to impact the entire D.C. multiverse. This creative duo recently finished up their long Batman run and Snyder has started a new limited series: All-Star Batman. Their Batman run, one of my favorite … More Metal #1: Bats*** Crazy
Didn’t get your hands on one of those coveted SNES classic pre-orders today? Get the fuck in line bub! Nintendo pulled a real “Nintendo” today, when they released pre-orders for the classic console to online retailers in the middle of the night. Even more upsetting was the fact that they dealt such an abysmally small … More The 5 Stages of Not Getting A SNES Classic Pre-order
Resident Evil is an important staple in video game history. It was responsible for bringing the horror genre to an entirely different level, and each of the titles has experimented with pushing and expanding the boundaries since. RE4 was responsible for re-developing the gameplay, while still supporting the qualities that were always integral to the … More Catching Up On 2017: Resident Evil 7: Biohazard