Tomb Raider – A Storyteller’s Review

“A famous explorer once said, that the extraordinary is in what we do, not who we are.” If you have been an avid reader of my blog (you’re automatically awesome if you are), then you know that I’m pretty obsessive when it comes to storytelling and character development inside of video games. When the Tomb…

Top 5 Call of Duty Weapons – Rushing

Rushing and map control is an integral part of successful slaying, and the right slayer can easily tip the balance and capture easy wins in team objective games. Perks and attachments enhance certain abilities, but the best weapons can help establish a fearsome rusher. Here are my top five submachine guns for rushing. 5. MP5…

Tomb Raider – Review

By: Steven Collins @Shadylikeatree I have been waiting for March for quite some time. Tomb Raider is here and Lara Croft is back (sort of) in a big way. The story was really well written and minus a few glitches and things that irked me, this game is fun and challenging but not frustrating or…

Changes, Updates, and Some Mythology

The blog looks a bit different! I figured it was a good idea to shoot out a personal update to the ones that actively follow me. The words are small, but you might have noticed that my blog has a new title. Phoenix Down is a new, catchier name than my initials, and in my…

Top 10 Maps in Call of Duty History

10. Village – Modern Warfare 3 Modern Warfare 3 is no doubt my least favorite game in the series (apart from WaW which I never really got into), but during my very short run in MW3’s Team Defender, Village was always a map I voted for. The majority of Village is purely outside, with minimal…

Mass Effect 3: Citadel DLC Trailer

BioWare has dropped the official trailer for the Mass Effect 3: Citadel DLC (that rhymes), and my emotions are… kind of everywhere. It looks amazing! Absolutely extraordinarily amazing… and then I remember that this is the last DLC of the game and I get very sad. I can suspect some major heart-string yanking will take…