Open Letter to @SEGA – Here’s the Plan #Phoenix #VideoGames

Open Letter to SEGA – Here’s the Plan! From the Ashes of the Past 15 Years: A New SEGA Can Be Born! Full Disclosure: I love SEGA. As in from my first SEGA Genesis in 1990 all the way through to my Dreamcast console that saw it’s run end in the early 2000s, I hardly played any other gaming platforms. I never owned a SNES or an original Playstation while they were popular, I bought them used many years after the fact. SEGA was my home, and at the time they…

Bioware Mad Libs! #IPlayBioWare @dragonage @masseffect @BioWareProblems

Let’s All Play Bioware Mad Libs! I thought today we might have a little bit of fun and make a couple of BioWare themed Mad Libs to play with! I know that some people are bummed out by the delay of Mass Effect Andromeda till 2017, but with these Wacky Mad Libs you can have fun today! You can print the pages below, fill them in with your choice of words, then scan and send them back to me. I’ll post your shenanigan laden story on my Twitter feed. You can also…

Making A Case for a Director’s Cut for the 1998 Avengers Film #Avengers #DirectorsCut #OpenLetter

Making A Case for a Director’s Cut for the 1998 Avengers Film In the dying end of the summer box office rush in 1998, Warner Brothers quietly released a re-imagined feature film version of the cult classic UK spy TV series The Avengers (not based on the Marvel comics superhero series). Directed by Jeremiah Chechik (Benny & Joon, National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation and countless episodes of great TV shows such as Chuck and the Middleman) and produced by Jerry Weintraub (legendary producer of films such as Nashville, Diner, the Karate…

Dr. Gamelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Video Games Again

Dr. Gamelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Video Games Again I’ve been bored as of late. Bored of video games. I have been a gamer for the vast majority of my life, starting with a Sears edition Atari 2600 in the early 80s, graduating to Nintendo Entertainment System in the late 80s, and then eventually most major console releases that followed. I have loved playing games, from classics like Combat, River Raid, Super Mario Brothers and Metroid, to more modern titles such as Mass Effect, Catherine,…