Despite Its Flaws, Battle Chef: Brigade Is One Of The Best Games Of The Year

The match-3 puzzle genre is one of disparity; the disparity between that of its commercial popularity and general critical consensus. It may be the most popular and prolific game genre of all time and yet most gamers would consider a game like Bejeweled or Candy Crush to be nothing more than the gaming equivalent of junk food. A quick glance Read more about Despite Its Flaws, Battle Chef: Brigade Is One Of The Best Games Of The Year[…]

Here’s Why You Should Check Out Taverns of Azeroth

  Nostalgia is a hell of a drug. It colours our perspective enough that it can conceal the forgotten blemishes of the past. It is such a powerful thing that some people have made careers out of diving into the dust-covered archives of nostalgic movies and television to determine the extent to which our rose-tinted Read more about Here’s Why You Should Check Out Taverns of Azeroth[…]

Sang-Froid: Tales of Werewolves – The Best You’ve Never Played

The Best You’ve Never Played is a retrospective review series on ‘hidden gems’ – games that did not receive the level of recognition that they deserved. Perhaps they were part of a niche genre, or had too many flaws to attract a significant audience – nonetheless they are quality games that deserve your attention (to Read more about Sang-Froid: Tales of Werewolves – The Best You’ve Never Played[…]

Vampire: The Masquerade: Bloodlines – The Best You’ve Never Played

The Best You’ve Never Played is a retrospective review series on ‘hidden gems’ – games that did not receive the level of recognition that they deserved. Perhaps they were part of a niche genre, or had too many flaws to attract a significant audience – nonetheless they are quality games that deserve your attention (to Read more about Vampire: The Masquerade: Bloodlines – The Best You’ve Never Played[…]

Super Mega Baseball – The Best You’ve Never Played

The Best You’ve Never Played is a retrospective review series on ‘hidden gems’ – games that did not receive the level of recognition that they deserved. Perhaps they were part of a niche genre, or had too many flaws to attract a significant audience – nonetheless they are quality games that deserve your attention (to Read more about Super Mega Baseball – The Best You’ve Never Played[…]

Future Too Perfect? Vangelis & Blade Runner – A Lou Review

One would imagine that most people have encountered a film with an utterly forgettable score or soundtrack. Consider how many films are created every year, both blockbuster and independent. It may be the case that most films have unremarkable music and sound design. But this being the case does not mean that the music in Read more about Future Too Perfect? Vangelis & Blade Runner – A Lou Review[…]

Clans of the Alphane Moon by Philip K. Dick – A Lou Review

What is it? A classic sci-fi novel featuring segregated clans of mental patients living on an abandoned moon Who wrote it? Philip K. Dick Review: Not Recommended I was genuinely excited to read Clans of the Alphane Moon. Hyped, one might even say – that is, as hyped as one could be for a book Read more about Clans of the Alphane Moon by Philip K. Dick – A Lou Review[…]

Schopenhauer’s Influence on Tristan & Isolde – A Lou Review

written 03-30-2015 There seemed to have been ‘something in the air’, as it were, during the 19th century in what we now call Germany; simply put, the intellectual and artistic achievements of this period should be regarded, in my opinion, as one of the most extraordinary periods of cultural flourishing ever. The philosophical world, for Read more about Schopenhauer’s Influence on Tristan & Isolde – A Lou Review[…]