Games of the Last Decade Ranked – (Part 8)

Second verse, same as the first! It’s time to continue with our look back at the games that released in the last decade. As usual, if the game is on this list, it’s because it released sometime between January 1st, 2010 and December 31st, 2019, in addition to being a title that I have actually played. I apologize in advance […]

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Games of the Last Decade Ranked – (part 1)

The time has come to take a look back at the games that have released. But instead of just looking at 2019 releases, I thought today we could take a walk down memory lane and look back at the games that released over the last decade. Now I’d like to establish a few things. I realize that there was no […]

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Backlog Quest II: Day 4 – Star Wars Kinect – Use the force, sorta

Dear Journal, Today I played a series of mixed motion control mini-games with a Star Wars theme. That’s the truth of Star Wars Kinect.  Rather than being some epic game where we save the galaxy and feel more like a Jedi than we ever had before, it is a series of mini-games sometimes strung together with weak story lines. Five […]

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Backlog Quest: Day 30 – Star Wars: The Clone Wars – Republic Heroes

Dear Journal, Today I found out that even Jedi Knights can be totally un-cool. Star Wars: The Clone Wars – Republic Heroes is a video game with three titles and only one camera angle. A mix between platforming and third person shooter, Republic Heroes never manages to really nail either one. The game takes place between the events of seasons […]

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Ms. Silver Screen: Explosive Summer Blockbusters

Now that summer is officially here and heating things up – albeit sporadically (crazy Chicago weather) – the cinema is heating up as well. We should all celebrate the fact that we made it through movie theater death – January through April at the theaters – with a look back at the hottest summer blockbusters of all time. Let’s start things […]

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Review: Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed 2 takes place shortly after the events of the first game, with a fledgling rebellion just starting to take hold, scattered and in desperate need of an early victory.  The protagonist, Starkiller, spoiler alert who was presumed dead at the end of the first game is in some sort of training facility, oh wait, it’s […]

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