Editorial

Follow your heart, not a review score

by 1 year ago

    I’ve always felt that my interest in video games is sorta unique from my friends and my peers. On the one hand, I adore them enough to spend time writing …

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    Without a consistent face, Dragon Age can’t be my story

    by 1 year ago

    It's not a secret that I'm one of Gaming Trend's biggest Bioware fans on staff. I've praised the studio for its portrayal of LGBT issues, become incredibly attached to the characters …

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    Halt And Catch Fire: Season 2 Finale

    by 1 year ago

      A friend of mine once sent me an article about how genre fiction needs to be about characters. It made the further point that science fiction often loses its way …

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      How Street Fighter V and EVO awakened my inner competitive fighter

      by 1 year ago

      Believe it or not, even after years of being submerged in video games and gaming culture, my first time playing a Street Fighter game happened about a month ago at …

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      Halt And Catch Fire S2 | E6 & E7

      by 2 years ago

        Television is taking the opportunity of low summer viewership to gauge the tolerance of the censors. Five of George Carlin’s seven words are now regular parts of speech on many …

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        Her Story breaks storytelling conventions and brings about one of the best narratives in years

        by 2 years ago

        While playing through a narrative-heavy game, the anticipation of the unknown is what keeps the player moving forward. You continuously wonder where the story is going, and what kind of …

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        Halt And Catch Fire S2 | E5 “Extract and Defend”

        by 2 years ago

          “Son of a bitch.” Those are Sara Wheeler’s words, and that’s how this episode begins, with Sara cursing out her father for daring to send a premarital agreement for Joe …

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          Halt And Catch Fire S2 | E4 “Play With Friends”

          by 2 years ago

            Happy funtime Gordon is back, sniffing chalk and running around in his vintage orange full-body Adidas track suit. He’s cross-pollinated with Louis Tully from Ghostbusters, becoming an irritating little guy …

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            Star Wars Rebels S2 | E1+2 “The Siege of Lothal”

            by 2 years ago

              Full spoilers for the episode follow. Well... wow. It’s hard to know where to begin after such an explosive opening to a new season. There are so many things I …

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              Halt And Catch Fire S2 | E3 “The Way In”

              by 2 years ago

                Frankly, season two of Halt And Catch Fire is taking its sweet time living up to the inaugural season. The first season followed a standard algorithm. Rapidly increase dramatic tension …

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                Halt And Catch Fire – S2 | E2 “New Coke”

                by 2 years ago

                  I love this episode title. In April 1985, Coca-Cola nearly committed suicide by introducing a reformulated, sweeter version of its flagship beverage. It lasted all of three months before the …

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                  Halt And Catch Fire – S2 | E1 “SETI”

                  by 2 years ago

                    The Season One theme of Halt And Catch Fire comes in the form of a question: What separates man from machine? The answer, offered with painstaking authenticity over ten beautifully …

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