Every day, while browsing social media, I see people talking about their new favorite game and saying "no spoilers, please!" at the end of the post. Whenever I watch a YouTube video about a new anime or game I'm falling in love with, there is always a spoiler warning before discussing details about the ending. … Continue reading Can Spoilers Sometimes be Good?
Subjectivity Versus Objectivity in Ratings – How Does One Balance?
Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com Recently, my interest in anime has spawned yet another hobby: Movies. I used to be rather disinterested in movies, but after watching most Studio Ghibli films and all of Satoshi Kon’s work, I have fallen in love with film as a storytelling medium. This led me to creating a Letterboxd … Continue reading Subjectivity Versus Objectivity in Ratings – How Does One Balance?
Ranking All of the Games I Played in 2019 (in 2021, I Guess)
Surprise! Since it is now getting to the end of 2021 and I still haven't wrapped up my 2019 games due to an unintended hiatus, I decided it was time to do a two-for-one deal. Therefore, I'm going to wrap up all of my top twenty games in a single post, instead of splitting it … Continue reading Ranking All of the Games I Played in 2019 (in 2021, I Guess)
PAX West Indie Megabooth Preview
PAX West is upon us again, as the gaming-centered event starts on August 30 and lasts until September 2 in Seattle, Washington. While I won't be there in person, I always look forward to diving into the carefully curated Indie MegaBooth available on the show floor each year. Last year, I wrote about the titles … Continue reading PAX West Indie Megabooth Preview
Negative Reviews: How to Discuss Things You Don’t Love
When I started blogging for the first time, it was because I wanted to have a space to gush about all of my favorite books and video games. Unfortunately, I can't love everything that I try, so once in a while, I have to write the dreaded bad review. I've had multiple discussions with others … Continue reading Negative Reviews: How to Discuss Things You Don’t Love
An Ode to Final Fantasy X
Final Fantasy X is out today on non-PlayStation consoles for the first time (except for the PC release), which means that a whole new group of gamers now have an opportunity to experience my favorite game of all time. This isn't a post that is trying to convince people to buy the game, as I'm sure … Continue reading An Ode to Final Fantasy X
Borderlands Enhanced: General Thoughts
I've put quite a few hours into the first Borderlands, so I was incredibly excited when I found out that it would be getting a remaster. Since I'm sure there are plenty of people that would like more information about what content is in the newest iteration of the game, as well as whether it's worth … Continue reading Borderlands Enhanced: General Thoughts
Navigating Written and Video Content – Feat. In Third Person
I: Introduction Hannie: Hey everyone! Today, I'm excited to introduce my first ever collaboration post! I'm here with Jett from In Third Person today to discuss our experiences, both positive and negative, as bloggers that have started creating video content. Why don't you introduce yourself a little, Jett? Jett: Thank you Hannie! First off, long time … Continue reading Navigating Written and Video Content – Feat. In Third Person
Loving My Backlog
As I have discussed frequently in the past, I have a bit of an addiction to purchasing games. At this point, if I stopped buying new content today, I probably have more titles on my backlog than I would be able to play in my life. While I am cutting down on how much I … Continue reading Loving My Backlog
Ravenclaw Video Games
Yesterday, I covered five books that Ravenclaws should read, so it seems only fair to discuss some accompanying video games. This Hogwarts house is known for being analytical and seeking out learning opportunities wherever possible. From puzzles to RPGs, there are plenty of games out there that are perfect for anyone seeking out knowledge. Let's … Continue reading Ravenclaw Video Games