Category Archives: Technology

Violence in Video Games: Thief

In September of 2019, Roger started a series looking at the “rights and wrongs” of Fanservice in anime.  I found the series informative as I was often one of the biggest critics of fanservice.  Recently it’s come to my attention … Continue reading

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Mass Effect 3

In 2012, EA and Bioware, two of my favorite game companies of all time, launched Mass Effect 3.  It was time for Mike Sheridan to captain the Normandy one last time.  I have to say it was a mixed bag for … Continue reading

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Mass Effect 2

Last week I mentioned I had gone back for a replay of Mass Effect which proved so entertaining, I jumped immediately into Mass Effect 2.  Mass Effect 2 was released in 2010 but between my playing the first and second … Continue reading

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Mass Effect

Over the last few weeks, I’ve been taking part in what I call “comfort gaming”; replaying those oldies but goodies during a year woefully devoid of the joy and excitement we typically have in our lives.  I don’t know about … Continue reading

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Gone Home

In the Summer of 2015, I picked  up Gone Home, a game that was getting a lot of good reviews.  It still retails for $15, so my $2.40 purchase was a steal. (Thanks Steam!)   Today, Covid-19 has caused governments and … Continue reading

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Quake II: Extremities

I’ve been discussing the idea of “comfort gaming” and took a trip back in time to some classics from the 90’s which invariably means I’d want to look at my favorite FPS game, Quake II.  What happened nearly a year … Continue reading

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Quake II

Last week I took a dive into Black Mesa and mentioned that right now, a bit of comfort gaming could go a long way.  Well I am often reminded of Quake II whenever I hear the Coldplay song Viva la … Continue reading

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Black Mesa

In 1998, the world of video games took a sudden shift into high-gear when a 27 year old research associate and MIT graduate entered the Anomalous Materials lab in the Black Mesa test facility.  Having taken an interminable train ride, … Continue reading

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Detroit: Become Human (Kara)

For a recap on why this is a 3-part review, please see my post of two weeks ago, here. The last character we will play, introduced in the third chapter, is Kara.  We meet her when Todd, her soon-to-be owner, … Continue reading

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Detroit: Become Human (Marcus)

Last week I began an in-depth look at a fantastic game by Quantic Dream called Detroit Become Human.  If you want to know more about why this is a three-part series, pop back in time and read about it here.  … Continue reading

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