Video Game Level Reviews – The Last of Us Chapter 3 (“Bill’s Town”)

"Bill's Town" puts the brakes on the overarching storyline to give Joel and Ellie's burgeoning camaraderie some room to breathe.  Its subtle, sweet, and nuanced and its coupled with some phenomenal small town atmosphere.  Unfortunately, the gameplay in this level…

Video Game Level Reviews: Super Mario Odyssey – “Cap Kingdom”

I consider myself a Mario fan despite not really playing many of the games between Super Mario World and....well Mario Odyssey. Despite this huge gap in my resume, I have such fond memories of the original NES trilogy, Super Mario…

Video Game Level Reviews – The Last of Us Chapter 2 (“Outskirts”)

"Outskirts" is the first level where The Last of Us takes off the training wheels and let's you loose. Not that the first two levels were childish or anything (I mean the prologue was about a child) but they were…

Video Game Level Reviews – The Last of Us Chapter 1 (“Quarantine Zone”)

And here we have the first, actual playable level of The Last of Us (the prologue is more like a short film). Characters are re-established, gameplay mechanics are introduced, and the player is set loose into the world. Honestly, I…

Video Game Level Reviews: The Last of Us Prologue – “Hometown”

While I love reviewing video games, I am a big fan of wasting my own time so I've decided I want to review video game levels. There's only so much I can touch on in an overall game review and…

Scully’s Kid is a (G)houligan – A Review of The X-Files Season 11 Episode 5 (Ghouli)

Disclaimer...I was in the middle of moving these last couple of weeks so I apologize to my three fans about my reviews being late. I'll get back to them at some point but for now, you guys will get my…

“This” Was an Improvement – My Review of The X-Files S11E2 (This)

"This" was a massive improvement for Season 11 of the X-Files over the premiere.  The premiere was sloppy, poorly acted, horribly written and badly paced.   Thankfully,  the majority of my problems with the premiere were minimized here and what we…

My Struggling Impressions of The X-Files S11E1 – My Struggle III

The two mythology episodes in Season 10 were utter garbage.  I was so excited to see them take the show in a new direction while keeping the atmosphere, pacing, characterizations and drama that I loved from my youth.  But they…

Mulder and Scully Get Their Ghosts Machined – A Retrospective Recap/Review of The X-Files Season 1 Episode 7: Ghost in the Machine

Hi peeps, here we are with the next recap in my series of sarcastic look backs at one of my favorite shows, The X-Files.  This episode is pretty rough to watch but, hey, it makes it all the more fun…

Mulder and Scully Throw Some Shade – A Retroactive Recap/Review of The X-Files Season 1 Episode 6: Shadows

Recap: Our story begins with Lauren Kite cleaning up the office of her boss, the recently dead-by-suicide Howard Graves and being attacked by extremist terrorists at an ATM machine. Thankfully, someone or something is watching out for her seeing as…

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