Category Archives: Opinion Pieces

In Defense of The Matrix Trilogy – Why Warner Bros.’ Intended Reboot is an Insult to a Masterpiece

In the wake of Warner Bros.’ recent announcement that they intend to reboot The Matrix I have been encountering a lot of the same anti Matrix sequel rhetoric that has been floating around the Internet for years. While the general reaction to the prospect … Continue reading

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Assassin’s Creed Unity and Micro-Transactions – Pay-to-Not-Play?!

Assassin’s Creed and I have a bit of a love-hate relationship. I really enjoy running around on rooftops and stabbing people in the neck for no reason, but I can’t stand all the stuff that Assassin’s Creed keeps tacking onto … Continue reading

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Halo 5 Multiplayer First Impressions – Can Halo 5 Be The Game We Need It To Be?

Video by IGN. Used under Fair Use. So at Halo Fest last week 343 Industries lifted the curtain on Halo 5’s multiplayer and the Internet raised a collective eyebrow. Or at least, that’s what I did. The Internet both spewed … Continue reading

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Obsession With Graphics – Same Game Every Year Just With a Fresh Coat of Paint

As the proud owner of a shiny new Xbox One, the issue of game visuals has been on my mind lately. When the PS4 and Xbox One were announced last year I couldn’t help but notice that in terms of … Continue reading

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Casualties of the Console War – Holding Content Hostage

The recent announcement of Destiny’s first expansion, The Dark Below, has got Xbox gamers’ knickers in a twist over a new form of console warfare: platform exclusive bonus content. The Dark Below is a $20 expansion that, in terms of … Continue reading

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See You Next Mission – The Future of Metroid

I am a huge fan of the Metroid franchise. I own every game in the series, have beaten them all with 100% completion, done speed runs of Super and Fusion, and played through the Prime Trilogy more times than I can … Continue reading

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Super Moves – Win By Pushing One Button

Super Smash Bros.’ recent release on 3DS and impending release on Wii U has got me thinking about an old pet peeve of mine: super moves in fighting games. I hate them. They are the worst innovation in the history … Continue reading

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