Review: Samurai Shodown IV – Amakusa’s Revenge

It’s been a couple of weeks since I’ve been able to sit down and write a new game review. As I mentioned in an earlier post, I recently started a new job. As with any job change, there’s always a period of adjustment when it comes to scheduling. At this point, things are starting to …
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Review: Tekken 2

Before diving right into this review, I want to take a moment to wish all of my readers a very merry Christmas. While many people both young and old are spending time today exploring new games, books, and other delightful forms of nerdery, I am reveling in the joys of retro bliss. In the recent …
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Nerd Fuel: Barnie’s Coffee – Santa’s White Christmas

Merry Christmas! That’s right, it’s Christmas Eve. 2019 is almost at its end. And if you’re like me, you’ll be up late getting ready for tomorrow’s festivities. To get me through the night I’ll be relying on plenty of coffee. For this Nerd Fuel review I’m going to share my thoughts on a rather festive …
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Review: Samurai Shodown III – Blades of Blood

The life of an old game hermit is never dull. It seems that I have found myself again in the midst of a career change. Don’t worry! It’s a good change and I’ve actually got a week of downtime before starting my new job. Not only is it nice to have a week off, but …
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Star Wars: Battlefront II – Inferno Squad – Christie Golden

So, I obviously fell short on my goal to completely catch up with all of the new-canon Star Wars novels in time for release of Episode IX. But in retrospect, I think that is actually going to work out just fine. Now that the future of Star Wars cinema has reached uncharted territory, the books …
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Final thoughts on the Star Wars saga

  Warning: The following post is very spoiler heavy with regards to Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker!   So now that Episode IX has been out for a few days, I want to share my thoughts on the conclusion of the Skywalker Saga. Before I begin, let me take a moment to discuss my …
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Review: Tekken

Taking time to play through all of these old fighting games has been a major nostalgia trip. My early teenage years were filled with afternoons at the arcade in front of Street Fighter and Mortal Kombat machines. But for every fighting game I played as a teenager, there were a few that for a number …
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Review: Samurai Shodown II

Having recently discussed the SNK fighting classic Samurai Shodown, I was eager to follow up that review with an in-depth look at its sequel. Simply named Samurai Shodown II, this game takes everything good about the original title and improves on it in almost every way. Taking place a year after the first game, Samurai …
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Nerd Fuel: Donut Shop – Caramel Apple Pie

Happy Thanksgiving! It is my sincere hope that all of my readers have an enjoyable Thanksgiving holiday with their friends and family. I hope your day is filled with savory foods, tasty treats, video games, and nerdy novels. Sadly, I will have to spend the evening at work. In fact, I’ll be up past midnight …
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