Counterstrike

If there was ever a game that challenged SOCOM 2 for it’s supremacy in my life as chief online multiplayer shooter, it was Counterstrike. I was in the middle of the SOCOM 2 glory days when I was  introduced to Counterstrike.  I was in a SOCOM clan with a bunch of guys who were way Read More …

Timesplitters

I want to share a little video that I think will justify my love and admiration for Timesplitters 2.  I think there are a bunch of haters out there accusing me of blind admiration and advocation of a game solely because of nostalgic reasons. While I do admit to nostalgia (if you don’t have nostalgia Read More …

Genesis

This post isn’t about the car or the Bible or any movie.  It’s about the beginning, the game that really kicked everything off for me, that truly lit the spark. SOCOM 2: U.S. Navy Seals. That might seem funny, right?  I mean, nobody talks about this game despite it being one of the first online Read More …

Pokemon

I believe we all need things that make us feel like we’re 8 years old, and the older we get the more we need those things.  For some it’s a movie or a food or a song.  I have my movies and foods and traditions that bring that feeling back.  But the best thing for Read More …

Stealth #2

Like I said in my last blog post, I’ve always loved the idea of stealth.  Stealthiness has always captured my imagination. There are many examples of my love of stealth playing out in video games.  Splinter Cell was always amazing of course.  It may in fact be one of the greatest stealth game series of Read More …

Stealth

One of my favorite aspects of video games is stealth.  Literally since I first began playing 007 Goldeneye on Nintendo 64 stealth was the most exhilarating concept to me.  The feeling of sneaking up on your enemy, on getting the best of the, using cleverness to win- it is absolutely the best. As I write Read More …

Never Stop

So- about me. I love video games.  Always have, always will.  Most likely. I’m a boy.  That’s probably part of it.  I have two sisters I grew up with and they liked video games, but I have always LIKED video games.  I think the three of us all enjoyed playing, competing and goofing off.  But Read More …