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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

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

Editorial: Where is Destiny Going?

Destiny – This is fun! The Dark Below – Sure, OK, I’ll bite House of Wolves – A little better, but… Taken King – I suppose Rise of Iron – Oh, we’re still at this? Okay, so maybe the reactions were a tad more excited than that – at first.  Therein lies the problem.  The Read More

Playstation VR: How is it?

Jacen Hardy’s Take:  I stood there speechless, turning the batarang over and over in my hands and marveling at the level of detail.  I was Batman and absolutely felt like it.  That was the moment that I knew PSVR was something special.  I own a Samsung Gear VR for my phone and expected a similar Read More

CTg Movie Conversations: Suicide Squad

I’m going to make this quick.  The critics have blasted this movie.  DC fanboys have defended it to the death.  Marvel fanboys have picked it apart.  Those of us who just like seeing nerd culture we used to get made fun of supporting sit somewhere between. Personally, I thought it was a bad movie.  There Read More

Editorial: Navigating the DLC Culture Part 1

  Part 1: Quality Disruption The DLC. Downloadable Content.  The new era in gaming has been upon us for several years now.  The basic premise: Buy 2/4 of the game at full price and buy another 1/4 of the game 3-6 months later with the final 1/4 coming 6-8 months from the original release date. Read More

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