Category: video games

Aerith Gainsborough is Not Helpless – A Cleric’s Lament

This post is a response to episode 679 of the podcast “This American Life” where the podcaster Lina Misitzis (@lmisitzis) wrongly categorized Aerith as a girl who needs saving. For those of you who are unaware, Aerith Gainsborough is a…

Injustice: In Your Arcade

Based off the DC Comics universe, “Injustice: Gods Among Us” is a fighting game that was first released in April of 2013 on most major video game consoles (Nintendo excluded) with a variation available on iOS and Android.  The popularity…

Gyakuten Saiban aka Ace Attorney Animated Series

I’m a big nerd for Phoenix Wright, so I may come off as a bit bias, so be warned.  If you don’t know, Phoenix Wright is one of the main characters in the adventure/visual novel video game series entitled “Ace Attorney”,…

What’s With Pokemon GO?

Pokemon has been around for 20 something years at this point, and has consistently kept in touch with it’s fan base. Many millennials were raised, fixated on either the games or animated movies or series that have littered their social landscape….

League of Legends: A Newbie’s Guide

Madison Square Garden, New York City. A sold out crowd of over 15,000 people. Two teams square off in an epic showdown for the Championship…Is that a Knicks playoff game? Are the Rangers playing tonight? No. It’s League of Legends…