Category: Reviews

I read books, play video games, and watch TV. I have opinions about most of what I consume that way. And I like to write those opinions down.
However, I find reviews saying ‘I love it’ or ‘I hate it’ pretty useless, so I do things differently. Instead, I try to look at why something does or does not work for me. Are the characters internally consistent? Does the plot make sense? What writing smells does the story have.
That way, you know not just if I liked it, but it should help you determine if you will like it. I hope.

December 2, 2022 / Reviews
Stray

Stray is a post-apocalyptic cyberpunk video game with a cat protagonist. Well, I guess I’ve said all I need to say. I mean: cat!

November 18, 2022 / Reviews
Mass Effect

Mass Effect 1 is one of the games I love dearly. I played it six times on my XBox 360. It has been over a decade since the original trilogy ended, and I finished replaying the remaster last week. Time to look at that controversial ending again.

November 4, 2022 / Reviews
Hawkeye poster

The TV series Hawkeye came out almost a year ago. I finally reached it on my to-watch list recently. Some thoughts.

October 21, 2022 / Reviews
Uncharted movie poster

Once upon a time, Uncharted was released for the Playstation 3. The game turned into a franchise, and now there’s a movie.

October 14, 2022 / Reviews

I recently saw Prey, the latest Predator movie. No Arnold Schwarzenegger or Adrien Brody this time around, though. This movie has a very different protagonist and is set in a different time and place.