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CTg Movie Conversations: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Warning: Spoilers in this commentary and review of the film The Marvel machine rolls on, does it not? As per usual, I don’t plan to full-on rehash and review this film. There are more dedicated individuals on YouTube and other online media that are better suited to do so. I want to look at this Read More

Editorial: NieR: Automata (No Spoilers)

What Began as a Palate Cleanser… A couple of weeks ago, I finally finished my 85+ hour playthrough of Breath of the Wild.  Since it was released on March 3, I played little else and lost myself to Hyrule.  I loved that game and it has forever ruined open world games for me.  I wanted Read More

Opinion: Horizon Zero Dawn

Jonathan Alan is playing Horizon Zero Dawn…A LOT.  Here’s what he’s saying: Who is the main character in your view? Aloy (pronounced AY-LOY). She is the typical outcast turned hero but with surprising depth and a twist that alloys her to become a unique character. She will be the next PlayStation icon. What is the Read More

Opinion: Nintendo Switch

Jacen Hardy bought a Nintendo Switch.  What does he think? Who did you purchase the system for? Me and my wife when she decides to play something. What is the best function of the system you’ve discovered? The seamless sleep/resume function. It is so nice to be able to jump back into a game in Read More

Opinion: Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Jacen Hardy and BScotch are playing Zelda: Breath of the Wild.  Their thoughts are captured here: Who does Link remind you of in this new Zelda game? Anime character, movie, TV series, other game, etc? Jacen Hardy:  So far? After 15 hours of exploring – he reminds me of Link. The silent hero of Hyrule. BScotch: Read More

Commentary: Final Fantasy XV CTg Q & A

The CTg bloggers who played and finished Final Fantasy XV answered a few questions concerning the game.  The responses are below: 1. Who was your favorite character? Jacen Hardy: Arden (Ardyn?) I can’t freaking remember BScotch:  I would say Ardyn…yeah – the bad guy. Jonathan Alan: Arena Highwind Rage Lionheart: Ignus.  He really was the core of the Read More

Editorial: Final Fantasy XV Verdict Part 3

MAJOR SPOILERS AHEAD This is not a review.  There are enough of those to go around on this game.  This is a post script of a game that no longer has a home on my PS4 Hard Drive. Final Fantasy XV.  Where even to start? My fears were both wiped away – then brought to Read More

Editorial: Final Fantasy XV Pre-launch Part 2

Why does Final Fantasy mean so much?  In Part 1, I went into detail about how Final Fantasy 7 changed the way I played games and which types I played.  Using a typical argument fallacy, I will answer the question with a series of questions – why do comic books mean so much?  Why do Read More

Editorial: Thoughts on Final Fantasy XV Pre-launch – Part 1

I have a confession to make.  In the summer of 1998 I faked a sickness to my manager at Taco Bell.  During the phone call I committed a long list of cliche’ acts you would expect of such a pursuit…the fake cough, the hoarse voice, and of course the revelation (lie).  I felt bad for about 20 Read More

CTg Movie Conversation: Dr. Strange and Luke Cage

The MCU has expanded in the last few months.  Netflix added its 3rd street level hero into the mix, and Dr. Strange made his mystical debut. Dr Strange I only recently learned of Dr. Strange.  A year or so ago I stumbled onto the Marvel Dr. Strange animated movie – a 75 minute journey into Read More

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