Tagged:  Opinion

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Into the Woods

Written by (@imonahorse) on October 17, 2016 in Opinion

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In recent years, video games have gotten really good at tugging at your heartstrings. Of course, there have always these types of moments in gaming. Remember Aeris’ death? How about Dom’s big sacrifice? Does The Last of Us ring a bell? Those were all heavy moments, but they were all predicated on things that happened… Read More »


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Top 5 Most Memorable Star Wars Games

Written by (@imonahorse) on December 17, 2014 in Opinion

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With the recent reveal of the Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens trailer, the Internet has been clamoring with a renewed Star Wars fever. The Force once again has its grip on fans around the world, with rumors flying around on message boards and social media. A few days ago the names of some… Read More »


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Dante’s Nine Circles of E3 Expo

Written by (@) on May 17, 2012 in Opinion

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June is hurtling towards us like a small moon towards a black hole, which in the games industry means only one thing – the Electronic Entertainment Expo! That’s right, the biggest event in the North American games industry is about to drop its load of surprises in the form of a week-long media orgy, and… Read More »


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PlayStation Vita Impressions

Written by (@) on February 24, 2012 in Opinion

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First and foremost, let me say that I’ll do my best to get through this article WITHOUT making reference to a certain Ricky Martin song (and no, I don’t mean “She Bangs”). With that little disclaimer out of the way, let’s get down to business. This week marks the official North American and European launch… Read More »


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She Loves Me, She Loves Me Not: The Nerd Edition

Written by (@johncatuira) on February 14, 2012 in Features

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Video games is not a hobby that’s easy to follow, let alone support. But that’s what my wife does. So it leaves me wondering. How does she muster the psychological fortitude to put up with me? Let’s see how the positives and negatives stack up in a gamer’s version of She Loves Me, She Loves… Read More »


The Gaming Curmudgeon: Shooter Fatigue

The Gaming Curmudgeon: Shooter Fatigue

Written by (@johncatuira) on March 21, 2011 in Opinion

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Call of Duty: Black Ops, Modern Warfare 2, and yes, even Halo: Reach.  Bah! Spazz shooters, all of them.  I use the word ‘spazz’ only because I’ve made a troublesome discovery. I use the word ‘spazz’ because, well, I’m just no good at those types of multiplayer shooters anymore.  I reserve the right lash out… Read More »


Eureka! Fun Defined!

Eureka! Fun Defined!

Written by (@johncatuira) on February 14, 2011 in Opinion

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Many of us will just say that a game is good when it’s fun. But what the heck does that mean? What constitutes “fun”? Ask ten people and I’m sure you’ll get ten different answers. I could spend way too much server space going through every single possibility and their infinite combinations. Instead, the almighty… Read More »


Of Rumor Mills, Console Wars and the Blame Game

Of Rumor Mills, Console Wars and the Blame Game

Written by (@johncatuira) on January 24, 2011 in Opinion

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People love to gossip. No one’s above this. This is why rags like the National Inquirer flourish. This is why gossip magazines like OK, In Touch and Star are some of the best selling publications on newsstands. Gamers are no different. We love our little tidbits of unsubstantiated, unconfirmed, unreliable datum that we can post… Read More »


2011 Fanboy Resolutions

2011 Fanboy Resolutions

Written by (@johncatuira) on January 12, 2011 in Opinion

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2010 has been pretty good to us. One need only look at all the retrospectives and game of the year lists sites have been publishing. We’ve had the traditional big retail games like Halo: Reach and Call of Duty: Black Ops. We also saw an upsurge in downloadable titles that have gone toe-to-toe with those… Read More »


Angry Birds: Entertainers versus Journalists

Angry Birds: Entertainers versus Journalists

Written by (@leftybrown) on December 17, 2010 in Opinion

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As of late there’s been a lot of talk on various forms of social media over who is a gaming journalist, or what qualifies a person as a gaming journalist.  I will propose that many professionals that may call themselves journalists are often a different beast of the gaming press. Recently BitMob did an interview with… Read More »