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Overwatch — First Impressions

At this point, we’ve got almost a full day of Blizzard’s Overwatch under our belt. Granted, we (and 9.7 million others) have already put hands on it with both the closed and open betas, but the full retail release is almost always a different story. Even after such a brief time, there’s so much to […]

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Positives Of Negatives

Writing is simple. It’s just words on a page. That doesn’t, however, mean that it’s easy. Ernest Hemingway most famously said, “All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.” It’s a statement that perfectly encapsulates the deliberate, brutal, and quiet nature of the act. Being a critic increases the complexity of it […]

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Doom Review — Hell And Back Again

Now that I’ve put my hands on it, the reason for withholding advance Doom copies for review is entirely unfounded. Rather than its three components telling a cohesive triptych of a tale, each one actually breaks down into a disparate novella. Most notably the campaign is an incredible revival that more than manages to drag […]

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