Sonic Mania Review

Are Sonic games actually good? It’s a question I asked myself when I purchased Sonic Mania for review. I grew up playing Sonic, but I never remember the games being ‘must play’ the way other games were. They were difficult in a way that other platforms like Mario never were. And unlike Mario, I never…

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What I’m Playing: Monster Hunter World

Ever since Bungie has released Destiny, I’ve become a super fan of the shared world/MMO/loot driven games.  Monster Hunter: World is a shared world with a broad system of customizations and loot to grind for.  The premise is simple, you’re part of the fifth fleet, and your job is to study the monsters of the…

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Thoughts After Reading Blood,Sweat, And Pixels

If games are art if we truly believe that video games as a medium require the same type of creativity and originality that we would see during the Renaissance Era, then why do we try to run them like a traditional business? It was a question I continued to ask myself while reading Blood, Sweat,…

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Destiny 2: The Price of Fame

The crossover.  It happens with all your favorite artists.  When they’re first starting out, their music seems pure.  It’s a mixture of raw talent and ambition and it’s what we come to know the artist for–But at some point, they reach a level of popularity and success and their music begins to change.  It feels…

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