The Disappointing Resurgence of Star Wars Battlefront

Star Wars Battlefront 2 released last week, letting many feel relief that they didn’t bother holding their breath. From a platform based entirely in technicalities, EA “listened” to the feedback they received in 2015 … More The Disappointing Resurgence of Star Wars Battlefront

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What Is This Street Fighter II SNES Cartridge Bullshit About?

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 5 Stages of Not Getting A SNES Classic Pre-order

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

Fine! I Guess I’ll Get My Hopes Up For Kingdom Hearts 3

When Square-Enix released its first bit of substantial footage of the long awaited Kingdom Hearts 3, with their diluted promise of 2018 as its arrival date, my initial reaction was was an unconvinced “I’m so sure.” After a slow exhale and sluggish eyeroll, I clicked through to see what had been cooked up for Sora, … More Fine! I Guess I’ll Get My Hopes Up For Kingdom Hearts 3

Involuntary Twitch

Over the last couple of months I’ve become obsessed with twitch streaming. I’m not talking “hanging-outside-in-the-bushes-waiting-for-you-to-come-home, boy-you-smell-nice-today” obsessed, but not far from it. There’s something intriguing about this new and evolving medium that I’m struggling to understand. Streaming on Twitch is a uniquely modern convention that wasn’t even conceivable a decade ago. Twitch allows fans … More Involuntary Twitch