The age old question asked every year: who won E3? Debated time and time again, it is really a marker of momentum. Who has the greatest momentum as we go into fall, which is typically when the biggest games get released? The fanboys/girls will do as they usually do and defend their console maker of choice to the end. I hope to answer this question … Continue reading Who Won E3 2015?
Nintendo’s press conference, or rather, their Digital Event, was short, sweet, and downright charming at points. They didn’t overstay their welcome and they showed all the right games. There were some odd choices, like Metroid Prime Federation, but the awesomeness of things like Star Fox Zero balanced it out. Nintendo opened with a funny little skit where Muppet-like versions of Iwata, Reggie, and Miyamoto (the … Continue reading Nintendo E3 Digital Event Recap and Reactions
Upon finishing watching Sony’s E3 press conference I had a bad taste in my mouth. I left thinking that the entire press conference was underwhelming. I now realize this is not true, simply due to many of the awesome games that were shown. But there is truth to that feeling I had, and it had to do with the pacing of the conference, some of … Continue reading Sony E3 Conference Recap and Reactions
This is really shaping up to be a fantastic E3! Microsoft’s press conference had a pulsating rhythm and a fast pace with game after game after game. I had to take several pages of notes so I could remember everything, and it was hard to keep up. The best marker of Microsoft’s success? I now want an Xbox One. They started strong on two accounts: … Continue reading Microsotft E3 Conference Recap and Reactions
Holy shit! Now that is how you do an E3 press conference! Bethesda came out swinging for the fences with their first ever E3 press conference and boy did they deliver. Despite some leaks they even managed to surprise me a few times! From Doom, to Dishonored 2, to Fallout, Bethesda had it all. Now I won’t claim to be a Doom fan as I’ve … Continue reading Bethesda E3 Press Conference Recap and Reactions
I recently finished watching the Gravity Falls season two midseason finale. I’ll stay vague as to not spoil anything, but in it the main character Dipper’s trust for certain characters is tested and I was left on a cliffhanger like you wouldn’t believe. I was shocked and emotionally torn for a while after watching it. After thinking on it a lot I realized that I love … Continue reading Life is Strange and Gravity Falls
This morning my alarm woke me up and I was about to turn it off and go back to sleep for another hour when I remembered that the Fallout 4 trailer had been released. I jumped out of bed and before I even went to the bathroom I turned on my computer and watched it. The trailer was everything I hoped it would be – the hauntingly beautiful 40’s music, the wasteland, the mid-century American aesthetic, and the Vaults. It was all there. Continue reading What Fallout Means to Me