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Gaming Backlog Countdown: 35!

In the last entry of my gaming backlog countdown I went from 45 games to 40, and checked off five games I played on my PS4. This time, the five games Iā€™m checking off are mostly turn-based games on my computer. A lot of them being games where you control characters on a grid-based map. Which... Continue Reading →

Borderlands 2 – The Perfect Date Game

Me and my girlfriend Renate started playing Borderlands 2 on PlayStation 4 in October/November of 2017. But after finishing about half of the base game, we forgot the game a bit when we both gifted each-other a different Nintendo console for Christmas that year. We finally returned during spring of 2019, and have been fighting... Continue Reading →

Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 game should head Far From Home

Marvel's Spider-Man was my favorite PlayStation 4 game in 2018. The game's developer, Insomniac Games, perfectly represented Spider-Man's rogues gallery and supportive characters. And perhaps more importantly, they nailed Marvel Comics' version of New York City, and the movement mechanics of the titular hero. Swinging around New York in that game feels amazing! So where... Continue Reading →

Riddle Me This, Batman

Here's why I think The Riddler is the best part of the first two Batman Arkham games. The Batman Arkham series of video games were my first real dive into the deeper mythology surrounding Batman. I had seen the first two Christopher Nolan directed films when I started playing Arkham Asylum, but I had never... Continue Reading →

Life Is Strange – Picture Perfect

Around the time I was playing the first season of Life Is Strange, I attended a family gathering at my in-laws'. I overheard some of my younger cousin in-laws taking about video games. Having finally found some common ground with someone there, I joined the conversation.Soon it came time for me to tell them about... Continue Reading →

Kingdom Hearts 3 – A Bizarre Nostalgia Trip

I recently started playing Kingdom Hearts 3, the most recent sequel to one of my favorite childhood games. The Kingdom Hearts series features a cast of characters from popular Disney films. But it also features characters from the long-running Final Fantasy video game series from Japan. The main character, Sora, is designed to fit in... Continue Reading →

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