Mass Effect 2 (2010) review

Rated: 2.5 / 5 Wokeness: 3 / 5 Review Well, I guess this review has been 3 years coming. The replay of this game was more of a struggle than I expected. Not because the game is more difficult than I remember, but because it's not as interesting as I remember. While it improves on … Continue reading Mass Effect 2 (2010) review

Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: November 1991

Three faculty, and one staff member of the department of physics and astronomy, were killed, along with one administrator, when physics graduate student Gang Lu went on a shooting rampage at the University of Iowa after being denied the Physics award (they actually made a historically inaccurate film about this titled Dark Matter in 2007). … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: November 1991

Elex (2017) review

https://www.gamesload.com/images/products/THQNordic/Elex_bg.jpg Rated: 4 / 5 Wokeness: 2 / 5 * Just got done doing a 50 hour spree playing a little hidden gem of an RPG called Elex, made by Piranha Bytes (guys who did the Gothic trilogy, of which only the first 2 games are good). Set in a partial sci-fi (via the Clerics … Continue reading Elex (2017) review

Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: October 1991

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rRD2IbYFf7o In front of a national television audience on CBS, play-by-play man Jack Buck famously says "And we'll see you tomorrow night!" while calling Minnesota Twins star Kirby Puckett's game-winning home run to send the World Series against the Atlanta Braves to a decisive seventh game. The first official version of the Linux kernel, version 0.02, is released. Child star Adam Rich arrested for stealing … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: October 1991

Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: September 1991

After being fired from World Championship Wrestling following a contract dispute, Ric Flair makes his World Wrestling Federation debut on Prime Time Wrestling with the "Big Gold Belt". The 20th Anniversary week of The Price Is Right is celebrated. US and USSR (hah!) officially recognizes independence of Estonia, Latvia & Lithuania. Nelson Mandela chosen as president of African National Congress. Mike Tyson indicted for rape of Desiree … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: September 1991

Halo 1, 2, 3, and Reach (2001-2007, 2010) review

Introduction (skip this) For a long while, I've been wondering if I outgrew first person shooters. In all fairness, there's been a large gap between the games I played from my childhood, the last recent modern shooter, and today's shooters. Regarding most recent memory, the last ones I recall playing were Bioshock, Bioshock 3, Wolfenstein: … Continue reading Halo 1, 2, 3, and Reach (2001-2007, 2010) review

Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: August 1991

https://marketbusinessnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/World-Wide-Web-Tim-Berners-Lee.jpg Funk singer Rick James, arrested on sexual torture charges. Tim Berners-Lee releases files describing his idea for the World Wide Web. WWW debuts as a publicly available service on the Internet. Actor Gary Oldman is arrested for drunk driving. Shi'ite Muslims release British hostage John McCarthy, and Edward Tracy. US Vice-President Dan Quayle makes a speech attacking lawyers. … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: August 1991

Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: July 1991

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CoT4pWjUkAAtZ-D.jpg Yeah yeah, this is an August issue. I don't care, it's relevant to a July incident. Riot at Guns N' Roses concert in St Louis. Major league umpire Steve Palermo and former NFL defensive lineman Terence Mann shot trying to help 2 waitresses from being robbed. South Africa readmitted to Olympics. Boris Yeltsin sworn in … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: July 1991

Godzilla: Tokyo Clash (2020) board game review

Rated: 3.5 / 5 I used to own this other board game titled King of Tokyo, a game that abstracted kaiju fights by having monsters that were rip-offs of Godzilla and King Kong, the energizer bunny, among others (some of which, to their credit, were original). We all knew we were to imagine that these … Continue reading Godzilla: Tokyo Clash (2020) board game review

Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: June 1991

https://fthmb.tqn.com/GUgetOzRNOpvNAVGkz-rircx2fk=/1500x1000/filters:fill(auto,1)/Mount-Pinatubo-58c2c3ba5f9b58af5ca0ae25.jpg Mount Unzen erupts in Japan, worst eruption in Japanese history. Lesbian priest Elizabeth Carl ordained in Episcopal Church, Washington, D.C. Mikhail Gorbachev receives his 1990 Nobel Peace Prize. NBC announces Jay Leno will succeed Johnny Carson as host on "The Tonight Show" on May 25, 1992. Victory parade following success in the Gulf War is held in Washington, D.C.. … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: June 1991