This year’s top five was extraordinarily difficult to pick, which is a testament to how crazy a year it has been for video games. Without further ado, here are my top five games of 2017. #5: Horizon Zero Dawn Building up to Horizon was a lot of uncertainty. I certainly didn’t know what to expect […]Read More Optimistic Gamer’s Top 5 Games Of 2017
You know, I’ve been gaming for 20 years now. That’s crazy to think about. It’s not as long as some, but certainly longer than many, and long enough to be able to tell when a big shift is under way in the industry. I’m sure you’ve felt it, too. If you’re reading this blog you’ve […]Read More Shifting Tides
Back when Horizon Zero Dawn first came out, it sort of flew under my radar. That’s not to say I hadn’t been following its development. On the contrary, I had been following it quite closely, and was pretty hyped up about it just from the marketing material alone. It had a pretty unique premise for […]Read More Horizon Zero Dawn: Addicting and Frustrating
I’m ridiculously hyped for the new God of War game. Kratos’ redesign is excellent. I’m really excited to see a different take on that character, one who has had years to reflect and mature, one who has let his burning, god-killing rage simmer down to a stoic, grizzly intensity. All while growing an excellent, gods-worthy […]Read More What’s With All The God Of War Hate?