Archive for August, 2012

August 27, 2012

Breaking Bad S5E7 “Say My Name” Review


SPOILERS:  Well, Mike’s dead.  As I’m sure all of you did too, my cousin and I sat in silence for minutes after the episode ended, our mouths agape.  We knew the half-season would be ending on a bang, but that was supposed to be next Sunday.  Here we are, not even enduring the year long wait for closure, and still we can’t

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August 22, 2012

Spore, DRM, and the extinction of a title.


Oh Spore.  I’m sure many of you remember that game, but I’m even more certain none of you still play it.  Sure, it came out nearly 4 years ago, but I imagine the intrusive, obnoxious, and inexcusably onerous DRM (digital rights management) of the game accounts for many of the reasons the game died too early of a death.  I heard about the game in the build up to its release and became

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August 20, 2012

A few thoughts on Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception


Drake’s Deception will surely go down as one of the Playstation 3’s most beautiful games.  Along with its predecessors, the game offers stunning visuals, amazing details, and a cinema-like experience other games only wish they could emulate.  The story is top-notch and the

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August 17, 2012

Breaking Bad Season 5 so far (Spoilers)


I feel like we are spiraling a drain.  We know the end is near.  A feeling of dread comes upon me as we march, episode by episode, towards the end.  I choose my words carefully, for this will be no finale.  In a series finale, all is wrapped up.  Lost came to a (somewhat) coherent conclusion.  Seinfeld returned to the status quo

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August 14, 2012

The one where the honeymoon ended with Battlefield 3.


Other than a couple of months where real life so obnoxiously interfered with my BF3 gaming, I’ve been a hardcore fan of the title and have played it non-stop for nearly a year.  That’s why this post comes with reluctant sadness:  my days of love for the game may be coming to

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