Child rarely goes back all the way to Reacher's military career but this one tackles a pair of decisive moments for everyone's favourite army policeman, one personal and the other one professional, both coinciding and intertwining in ways that change Reacher forever. The Enemy sees Major Jack Reacher of the US Army welcoming the New... Continue Reading →
Assassin’s Creed Odyssey: Hunted (Legacy of the First Blade Episode 01)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9OODHAgEEiI&t=1s Assassin's Creed Odyssey's first DLC, Legacy of the First Blade, is broken down into three episodes and I decided I'd talk about the first of them, Hunted. Hunted is...not bad. A memorable antagonist makes his debut at the same time as the wielder of the first blade is introduced - Darius, an elderly Persian... Continue Reading →
Remedy Entertainment’s Control Does Telekinesis Right!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sXCBODikVRQ Control does telekinesis in just the right way, making you feel powerful in so many different ways! That's why I decided to tell you about the 5 ways in which Control has excelled in making TK an enormous amount of fun and exactly what Remedy Entertainment promised when it unveiled this game during E3... Continue Reading →
French Revolutions for Beginners
Has another event in European history affected the age we live in as much as the French Revolution? Hasn't every political debate, every crisis of our time been directly shaped by blood spilled and lines drawn in the sand throughout the events that unfolded in those first months, years and decades following 1789? Left and... Continue Reading →
Battle for the Abyss by Ben Counter – Mini Book Review
Occasionally, you come across a fantastic Warhammer 40k novel that puts every other book in the shared universe to shame. Battle for the Abyss isn't one of those occasions. What it is, is a spacemarine story through and through. It fills out all the checkboxes: honour, brotherhood, sacrifice (and sacrifice, and some more sacrifice for... Continue Reading →
The Flight of the Darkstar Dragon is now Available!
The latest novel by Benedict Patrick, an author I admire and consider a friend, was released yesterday! I, distracted lad that I am, messed up and didn't post about it when I ought to have, so here's to making amends! I recommend you grab this novel on Amazon, it's well-worth it. The Flight of the... Continue Reading →
Kassandra The Eagle Bearer – A Cannibal?
...Asks the newest investigative journalist of THE ATHENIAN CULTIST! The answer may shock you. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5WCWYsVyNEo&feature=youtu.be This is it, I've peaked with my YouTuber career…is what I'd say if I wasn't just getting started with the bizarre, weird and damnably funny videos! Gods, I'm the worst. Honest, this was so much fun to work on and... Continue Reading →
Darkest Dungeon In-Depth, my (In)Complete Look at the Lovecraftian Meat-Grinder!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A_K6jAlN6uo This video is a collection of my four previous Darkest Dungeon videos released over the last two months. Glad to put this one behind me! Next up, I'll be tackling Assassin's Creed: Odyssey and the excellent Control.
For Your Reading Pleasure, A Pair of WebToons Comics: Lore Olympus and Urban Animal! (October 5th Edition)
Lore Olympus Romance isn't my genre but the myth of Hades and Persephone has always stuck with me. What Lore Olympus does is, it reimagines the gods as living in modern society, with all that entails -- technology, complex relationships, hints of egalitarianism that somehow fiercely contrasts with half the panels with Zeus in them,... Continue Reading →
Darkest Dungeon In-Depth: The Crimson Curse DLC Isn’t Too Great
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bp1sYfKQoXo A hundred and forty hours spent playing the Darkest Dungeon, and at least half of them spent in putting out the horrors caused by the inhabitants of the Crimson Curse DLC. Great boss design, fantastic new class - the Flagellant -- and beautiful character/environment art do not make up for the infuriating amount of... Continue Reading →