Every time I play a new or old indie game that has pixel art, I immediately brace myself before reading any reviews, because I know what is about to come next. The reviewer will begin to talk about the art style and say it is "retro-inspired", has a "retro feel", or similar chatter. Pixel Art … Continue reading Stop Calling Pixel Art Retro
One of the reasons I have posted a lot less than I used to, is because I got a job working in the restaurant industry. I have had a great time earning some extra income and meeting all kinds of interesting people. However, I have noticed a few parallels between something I just couldn’t put … Continue reading 4 Reasons Working In Food Service Makes Me Feel Like An NPC
You have likely seen the leaked photos of the new Xbox accessibility controller and probably were a little confused. At first glance, it seems odd to have 2 large buttons and hardly enlarge the D-pad, but this controller might be the most useful yet. Its ability to be modified instead of replaced will make it … Continue reading Xbox’s Accessibility Controller Might be the Most Useful One Yet
Recently, I decided to try and lose a few pounds, and in addition to some more exercise, I decided to pick up a calorie count app. Once I had completed my first day, it told me that I was on a one day streak, and in the following days that number only continued to increase. … Continue reading The Trouble with Gameification
It is pretty safe to say that Fortnite: Battle Royale has become something of a hit. However, they have almost completely halted production on the project they envisioned from the beginning. It seems that after 6 years of development, what is now known as Fortnite: Save the World will follow the tracks of so many … Continue reading Does Fortnite Have Longevity?
To capitalize on the incredible momentum that Overwatch currently has, they are currently working on their next project. This time it is going to be Flash Ops. This is an in person event that will take place at microsoft stores on Thursdays from 4/19/18 to 6/21/18. According to their forum post: Flash Ops are in-person celebrations … Continue reading The Newest Overwatch Creation: Flash Ops
We have gotten pretty far into the weeds with bad industry practices. From the now-tame DLC practices to the absurd loot box practices by the likes of Warner Bros. and EA. That is why it is so refreshing to see some actually consumer-pro practices from the belly of the beast: EA. Their new title “A … Continue reading We need more Ways Out