Category: Rants

Nintendo and Wasted Opportunity

Like most Nintendo fans, I watched the live Treehouse stream yesterday with equal parts joy and excitement to finally see some of the gameworld in the upcoming Legend of Zelda, awesomely named “Breath of the Wild.” I love me some Zelda, and I got goosebumps as I watched the stream and saw Link interacting with his […]

Content Held For Ransom

“I just don’t like the idea of my content being held for ransom,” I say, our conversation approaching an end. “Well, that’s up to you,” she replies, effectively ending it. The topic of our conversation is the upcoming release of King’s Quest, the latest entry in the classic point-and-click game series, and one of the games I’ve been […]

Warning: What Follows is Pretentious

I just bought Freedom by Jonathan Franzen. I’ve never read Franzen before, but the descriptions appear to be something I want to read. Plus, the book has been praised by everyone and their mother, so I figure it’ll either be an amazing story, or I’ll hate it so much. And if it’s the second, then […]

I don’t get gamers…

I used to consider myself a core gamer. I would buy games and play them all night, forcing myself to beat them, no matter how much I hated them, because I guess I had something to prove to my Playstation. Of course, with verifiable Achievements and Trophies, there’s much more at stake than there used […]

Seriously. What the fuck is wrong with people?!