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Author Archives | David Rix

DEADPOOL Review: X Gon’ Give It To Ya

Superhero movies  are for families to get together, sit back, eat some popcorn, and just have a jolly good time. Deadpool, however, is not a lighthearted romp, family fun kind of superhero movie, and that’s awesome. Yes, Deadpool is a different kind of superhero movie and is so different that it is on a whole […]

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Retro Reminiscence: PLAYSTATION 2

It’s official, we can now have backwards compatibility on PlayStation 4 — sort of. Yes, we may have to pay again to revisit our beloved games of the sixth-generation and it’s not just as simple as putting in our old PS2 discs, but it’s a step in the backwards(right) direction. The announcement instantly induced all the fond […]

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31 Days of Horror: THE THING (1982)

An alien organism crash lands on the continent of Antarctica and is discovered by a Norwegian research facility. The Norwegians soon discover that the organism is a parasite that assimilates other organisms and imitates them to survive. With the Norwegians ultimately failing to stop the alien organism, it has now managed to infiltrate an American research […]

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Retro Reminiscence: METAL GEAR SOLID (PSOne)

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain finally released and is, most likely, utterly consuming our free time in the best way possible — that is until Fallout 4 comes out. With that, it’s time to take a look back at one of the most admired additions to the series: Metal Gear Solid for PSOne. The History […]

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BEYOND EYES Deserves to Be More Than Just a Footnote

Now that E3 has come and gone, it’s time to reflect on what made this year’s show stand above the rest. Surprise announcements left and right and fanboy / girl dreams come true inevitably made this E3 the best in recent memory. However, there’s this one little indie title that has been passed over by all […]

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E3 2015: NINTENDO Digital Event

Day 2 of E3 has officially started with Nintendo’s Digital event. Nintendo was not one to back down from Sony and Microsoft, as they had their own surprise announcements and release dates from much-anticipated titles. Let’s get to the recap, shall we? Starfox Zero (Wii U) Inspired by Thunderbirds TV Show and Miyamoto’s doodles in […]

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TL;DR Review: INVINCIBLE

Premiering way back in 2003, Invincible, from Image Comics, follows Mark Grayson, the teen son of superhero Omni-Man. With the hereditary powers of super strength and flight, he becomes the titular superhero known as Invincible. Written by Robert Kirkman, Invincible is the new and fresh take on the superhero genre. It explores the true meaning and consequences of being a hero by blurring the lines between good […]

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Your Princess is in Another Castle: Adventures in Geek Dating

It is Valentine’s Day, ladies and gents. Yes, the day where love is in the air and you can almost taste it, or maybe that’s just the new perfume your significant other is using for *ahem* special reasons. Valentine’s Day isn’t just for those with significant others, though. It is also the start of an adventure for […]

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SHOVEL KNIGHT: One of the Best Games 2014 Had to Offer

So, it’s not going to be a retro look back for this article. No, instead I’m going to take a look at something I thoroughly enjoyed in 2014. Something that has dug its way to the core of my heart and won me over the instant I saw the title screen with all its 8-bit glory — Shovel […]

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Retro Reminiscence: NINTENDO 64

We have all had that one gift during Christmas that we dreadfully wished for and blew our minds when we got it. With the holiday season upon us, memories of the N64 kid and his mind blown reaction to receiving the ultimate holiday gift of the late ’90s come flooding back. Thus, the perfect holiday edition […]

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