Monthly Archives: November 2017

Taking Home The Bronze

I’m a bit of a comics nerd, though a lapsed one.  My favorite era is what’s called the Bronze Age, the years just before everything got grim and gritty.  It was a little more grounded than the comics of the … Continue reading

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This is why I’m becoming more of a dirty console peasant

Woke up early this morning and decided to see if I could sneak in some gaming time without waking up my wife – and, since I have a really loud mechanical keyboard, that meant trying to find something in my … Continue reading

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Hell Girls: Not Just a Clever Name

No sugar coating here, I got my arse handed to me by a Match-3 game tonight. Specifically, Hell Girls, which is yet another budget title ($1.99) from SakuraGame.  Most of their games can be summed up as “It’s a <genre>, … Continue reading

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Tell me, O muse, of that ingenious hero.

This is turning out to be quite a year for me and Nintendo’s flagship mascot – I’ve finished more Mario titles in the last few months than I did in the previous four decades of gaming. Granted, that’s still only … Continue reading

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Switch First Impressions

Frantically burning through short games to get my backlog count down meant that I didn’t actually crack open the box of my new Switch until this Saturday – and then, of course, I spent way too long getting a screen … Continue reading

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One more Movies Anywhere post

So, for a service that launched only a few weeks ago, Movies Anywhere has been… well, it borders on Just Working, which is amazing considering all the normal drama that comes out whenever the motion picture industry intersects with the … Continue reading

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Neunundneunzig Rückstandspiel

So, a couple of weeks ago, I did another pass through my backlog to eliminate games, and that got me under the hundred mark for the first time in… well, probably since the first time I fell prey to the … Continue reading

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