Checkpoint: 18th Slam Edition

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Early Sunday morning as I was struggling to fall back asleep (I’ve been inexplicably waking up at around 2:30-3:00am), a 35 year old Roger Federer was beginning his match against the 30 year old Rafa Nadal. I wish I could have watched it for myself but alas it wasn’t meant to be. But regardless, I felt a sense of bitter sweet gratification knowing that he won another Grand Slam after all this time. It’s been 4 long years since the … Read More

Game of the Year 2016 Day 3 of 3

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2016 was a hell of a year for games. Long awaited games like The Last Guardian and Final Fantasy XV finally made their debuts. First person shooters received a massive jolt in the arm with the fantastic Doom and invigorating Overwatch. Even long running franchises showed that their respective fourth iterations can be amazing. It was a good year, indeed. Best Old Game of 2016 Winner: Picross 3D I had finagle a way to acknowledge the majesty that is Picross … Read More

Game of the Year 2016 Day 2 of 3

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I didn’t play many disappointments this year but there were a couple of big surprises that elevated 2016 to one of the best years in recent memory. If you told me in 2015 that a new Doom game would brilliant, Street Fighter V was a bit of a dumpster fire and I would spend a lot of time playing a game reminiscent of Team Fortress 2, I would have called you mad. Most Disappointing Game of 2016 Winner: Street Fighter … Read More

Game of the Year 2016 Day 1 of 3

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If there’s one positive thing that 2016 should be remembered for, it’s the abundance of great games. There were so many games out there and so little time to play them all, so it’s time for me to give nods to games that I should have played in 2016.  The Game I Wish I Bought & Played in 2016 Winner: Hitman I’m a long time Hitman fan. I was hooked with Silent Assassin, honed by Contracts and impressed with, the last great entry … Read More

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