My Top Five Favorite Movies of 2018

To round out the lists of my favorite things from 2018 (my top five games list can be found here and my top three anime can be found here), I finally sifted through enough movies to create a list of my top five favorites from last year. If there any trends among my picks, I would … Continue reading My Top Five Favorite Movies of 2018

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Why The Return Of The Obra Dinn Is Such A Satisfying Puzzle Game

The modern indie gaming scene continues to prove that there is an infinite possibility space for the potential of the medium. While it's understandable why most titles tend to follow genre formulas or have a clear lineage, every once in a while we get something like Return of the Obra Dinn, which completely reimagine their … Continue reading Why The Return Of The Obra Dinn Is Such A Satisfying Puzzle Game

Winter Anime 2019: First Episode Impressions And Recommendations

Hey, it's really cold outside! Like record breaking cold (in the US anyway). But luckily we have anime to warm the cockles of our hearts. While this season doesn't have the breadth that defined much of last year, we have the return of one of the best shows in recent years to carry us through … Continue reading Winter Anime 2019: First Episode Impressions And Recommendations

Why You Should Watch Mob Psycho 100

With the new season of Mob Psycho in full swing, it seems like a great time to get newcomers on board. Following the adventures of a psychic middle-schooler, Mob Psycho 100 is a rare anime that feels as though it can tackle any genre or tone with absolute competence. The adaptation work of ONE's webcomic is bursting … Continue reading Why You Should Watch Mob Psycho 100

Black Mirror: Bandersnatch Review | A Flawed Experiment

Black Mirror is a series with significant ups and downs. For every transcendentally uplifting San Junipero or grim masterpiece like White Christmas, there are unsuccessful mystery tales like Hated in the Nation or shallow depictions of the current political landscape like The Waldo Moment. Unfortunately, the series' first foray into interactive entertainment exists near the bottom … Continue reading Black Mirror: Bandersnatch Review | A Flawed Experiment

My Top 3 Favorite Anime of 2018

In a year defined by escalating insanity, outrage, and non-stop affronts to human decency, the world of Japanese cartoons was a much needed escape. That can likely explain the common characteristics of my three favorite shows this year. These series all presented an empathetic view into the world of their characters. Here the forces of … Continue reading My Top 3 Favorite Anime of 2018

My Five Favorite Games of 2018

It's that time of the year again, the period in which I look back at my massive backlog of games that I missed over the past twelve months and feel vaguely disappointed that despite my best efforts there is still a mountain of stuff I haven't even touched yet. Between Return of the Obra Dinn, … Continue reading My Five Favorite Games of 2018