Recently, I talked about a rather obscure series of Japanese action RPGs called “Way of The Samurai”. Specifically, I talked about the third game, which I enjoyed quite a bit. The more I got into this game, the more I fell in love with its quirky and odd world. I thought it was time to … More Sweet As Syrup: Way of The Samurai 3 Review
Video-game reviews have been around for decades, first existing within the confines of gaming magazines. It wasn’t uncommon to spot reviews of recently released titles in the pages of Nintendo Power, PCGamer, or Electronic Gaming Monthly. In the 90s, gaming started to become more mainstream and extend beyond the printed page. As a result, gaming-related … More Gaming In The Clinton Years: The Tommy Wiseau of Game Reviews
Something that has gotten traction as of late is “Virtual Reality”. While this has been a concept in movies, TV-shows, and literature, the general concepts of VR hadn’t been defined until recent years. Modern VR is in its infancy, and there aren’t a whole lot of fun games out for the platform yet. Still, developers … More VRChat Game Review: A Beautiful Mess of A Digital Chatroom
What makes a game company good? Is it the quality of the games they put out? Is it how they treat their customers? Is it how frequent they can release solid entertaining video-games? I think it’s a mixture of all of these things, which is what makes Vanillaware a truly great company. Vanillaware is one … More Vanillaware: A Truly Fantastic Game Company
If there was any console that died too soon, it was the Dreamcast. The Sega Dreamcast was a console that had a fair bit of really good games, but undersold on the market. The PS2 and Gamecube walloped it to oblivion, forcing Sega to stop making consoles. This really sucks, since the Dreamcast had some … More Power Stone Retrospective Review
Believe it or not, there was a time when there was a ton of video-game shows littering the airwaves. I don’t just mean cartoons either, I’m talking about shows that did nothing but discuss games. Video & Arcade Top 10 and Electronic Playground are just a few examples, but probably the biggest source for gaming … More Remembering X-Play: Gaming Journalism Gone Wrong
When it comes to video-games, there’s a lot of things that can lead a series to success. Be it unique gameplay quirks, tons of content, or just a really nice visual style. A good selling point for a game is the protagonist you get to play as. A lot of games will often give you … More Which Is Better In Video-Games: Custom Characters, or Pre-Made Heroes?
I’d like to tell you all a story: Back in 2008, I had moved to a new city. I didn’t really have any friends, nor was I part of any clubs at the time. I eventually did make some new friends, who formally introduced me to a game that I’ve only heard mentions of before: … More Bethesda Softwork’s Greatest Mistake
Hey guys! A couple days ago, I went to Sask Expo with some friends and had a ton of fun! I thought I’d share some photos of my friend and I at this convention. Keep in mind that he gave me full permission to share these. I’ll be sure to post pics of the convention … More Photos From Sask Expo 2017, Featuring Syrup and Friends!
When it comes to video-games, it’s hard to top a good “Indie” game. A game made by a small team of developers, but made with a ton of love for the genre its based off of. The “Triple A” market always tends to cater more towards popular trends in gaming. Meanwhile, Indie games pretty much … More My Favorite Indie Game: Mount & Blade Warband