• Console
    10 Tactical RPGs You May Not Have Heard Of, But Are Actually Pretty Decent

    Turn-Based Tactical RPGs, or Simulation RPGs as dubbed in Japan, is my favourite video game genre, no questions asked. There is just something about methodically ruining an opponent’s army without the stress that comes with the genre’s Real Time counterparts. The 90s saw the genre’s establishing fathers: Shining Force, Fire Emblem, Front Mission, Final Fantasy […]

  • Books
    Fan fiction: DooM – The Fires of Phobos, Chapter 4

    Glowing jewels ran down the corridor, the plasma strikes the distant approaching invaders. “Fire in the hole” shouts a marine. The screeching grenade arched through the air and decimates a horde of aliens approaching from behind. Major Sargent Martinez was providing intel to Admiral Frost over a ultra frequency transmitter. “Mobility has been impaired. Our […]

  • Console
    Suikoden Day Tribute- a fan celebrates a decade later

    February 23, 2006 saw the release of Suikoden V, the last installment of the Suikoden series set in the world formed by its original creator, Yoshitaka Murayama. Since then, a few more installments shared its name but lacked the heart and feel that were apparent in the first five. A decade later in the wake […]

  • Console
    REVIEW: Grand Kingdom provides grand ol’ time.

    Yes, the Grand Kingdom (PS4 & PS Vita) North American release date was June 28th, 2016. Today is September 23rd. Late much? But hear me out. There’s a reason why I’ve waited almost three months to write this review and all will be revealed in time.   GRAND KINGDOM OVERVIEW Yes, we HAVE to go through […]

  • Console
    The Theme Songs of Final Fantasy

    Who’s seen the newest trailer for Final Fantasy XV? “Get hype” is what I’d like to say but if I were to summarize the premise so far—four guys “bro-ad” (bro + road) trip it up to have the lead character, Noctis, reclaim his rightful throne. Yeah. Not intrigued in any way. There is a certain […]

  • Books
    Fanfiction: DooM – The Fires of Phobos, Chapter 2

    Chapter II The data storage vault was a spacious chamber that was divided by two levels. The upper level held tall mainframes for storing data, the lower level had two rows of long computer stations, flanking a spacious work table with six thrones set around it, several data sheets, a few styluses, and some coffee […]

  • Books
    Fanfiction – DooM: The Fires of Phobos, Chapter 1

    Chapter I After launching away from the Deimos moon base, the small escape pod sailed along the orbit of the red planet, a small metallic sliver in the dark vastness of space. On board, some of UAC’s top-level researchers watch as Deimos disappears before their eyes. Empty space crawled along the craterous surface, enveloping meter […]

  • Console
    Fighting the Street Fighter stereotypes

    2009 marked the North American console release of Street Fighter IV. It also marked the time when the game’s Lead Producer, Yoshinoro Ono, surprised Canadian fans by appearing at Toronto’s Fan Expo. Street Fighter, the series that popularized the notion of the “World Warriors”, had been absent in the video game market the prior eight […]

  • Books
    Fanfiction: DooM – Ultimate Experiment, Chapter 13

    Chapter XIII – Devil in the Dark From there they only met some light resistance, soon they made it to the structure. It was a writhing blob of orange and red flesh, the discoloration of veins protruded lightly from below its surface. Surrounding it was a moat of bubbling blood (or what looked like it), […]

  • Books
    Fanfiction: DooM – Ultimate Experiment, Chapter 12

    Chapter XII – Hell’s Keep The marine fell through the portal, spinning head over foot through thin strands of throbbing energy. He fell through an alien sky toward an unknown world, a large circle was below. An invisible force oriented him and guided him gently to the ground in the centre of the circle, Hell […]

  • Books
    Fanfiction: DooM – Ultimate Experiment, Chapter 11

    Chapter XI – The Ultimate Experiment On the scorched Earth below, the marine makes his way through armies of aliens, slowly making his way to their stronghold. Along his way were mountains of stinking, maggot infested corpses of humans, aliens and animals. The closer he got, the more of the grotesque growths he encountered. He […]

  • Action/Adventure
    10(ish) Actors Who Best Portrayed Comic Heroes Part 2

    Hope the first batch of actors peaked your interest. Of course, not all of us will agree on these things but I think most , will at least reach some common ground. Let’s finish things off with the final installment. With plenty more superhero movies on the way, I look forward to adding to the […]

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