Spotlight Archive


The Fall of Turtle Power
Jun 3, 2016

The Fall of Turtle Power

To be fair, this happened at the end of every POG battle in the 90’s. All right, it pains me to do this. I’m a guy who co…

“Let’s Kick Shell”: Why Turtles In Time Still Matters
Jun 1, 2016

“Let’s Kick Shell”: Why Turtles In Time Still Matters

In the early 1990’s, cartoon tie-in games weren’t known for their quality. Both the arcades and home consoles were awash in an ocean of mediocre licensed titles made to drive up profits of a brand …

Doom or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the FPS 5
May 26, 2016

Doom: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the FPS

Like many people my age, I feel as though I’ve outgrown—or at least become fatigued with—the FPS genre. I’ve been playing FPS games since the original Doom essentially created the genre way back in…

PS4.5 Is Not All Bad News
May 10, 2016

PS4.5 Is Not All Bad News

There’s a lot of negativity surrounding the increasing rumors of a potential PlayStation 4.5, the upcoming, upgraded version of the PlayStation 4.

The Top Ten Witch Movies
Mar 31, 2016

The Ten Best Witch Movies of All Time

Recently, a lil’ horror movie called The Witch was released and caused quite a ruckus. Deservingly so, too. Rob Eggers’ film was one of the most striking horror debuts in recent memory. Combining …

E3 is Evolving, Not Dying 6
Mar 28, 2016

E3 is Evolving, Not Dying

The gaming industry is only a few months away from this year’s E3 Expo, and several major brands are deciding it makes more sense to skip the show floor this year. Electronic Arts was the first maj…

The Top Ten Winter Misery Genre Movies
Mar 24, 2016

The Top Ten Winter Misery Genre Movies

Thanks to global warming, hitting March does not mean that we’re out of winter yet! In fact, we’re probably in the midst of the worst winter stretch. You know, that special time of year when the co…

Hadouken: A History of Street Fighter
Mar 21, 2016

Hadouken: A History of Street Fighter

Fighting games have been a mainstay for decades now. The concept of dishing out cool combos and controlling powerful and eccentric characters has been around since the 1980s. Gathering around arcad…

Opinion: Should The Witcher 3 be Game of the Year 5
Mar 16, 2016

Is The Witcher 3 Still Game of The Year Material

I’ve been holding off on writing this article for quite a while now. I needed time to collect and focus my thoughts, as well as spend some deep time with the titular game. Now that The Witcher 3 ha…


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