Interview with crabby applez: iOS games and podcast reviews

As someone whose focus is normally centered around consoles and the video games featured on them, I don’t know much about games and entertainment on mobile devices. However, after the explosive success of Pokemon Go, my interest in all things mobile began to grow. Caroline Mills, an extremely talented writer (and my future wife), created…

Infinite Warfare’s multiplayer trailer was released, but all eyes are on Modern Warfare Remastered

In the midst of the anticipated Call of Duty XP, Activision revealed the trailer for Infinite Warfare’s multiplayer, highlighting some of the futuristic details that made me yawn. I’m sure the trailer generated some hype while people took a break from XP’s competitive energy, however, most of the anticipation has revolved around Modern Warfare Remastered.…

Returning to Writing

It’s been about two years since I last updated my blog. The domain expired, the dust had settled, and PhoenixDown became a silent graveyard housing old dreams. For a long time, I believed a return would never happen. Something deep and unsettling happens when you get burned out from something you once adored, and for…

Looking Back – Childhood, Gaming, and Man Crates

Summers can be scorching in Tennessee. It’s not necessarily the heat that burns, but the humidity that suffocates. At times it’s like inhaling water, and there’s no relief outside hiding from it. But when you’re a kid faced with what feels like an eternity of no school… you suffer through it all in the name…

Review – Fresh N’ Geeky Perfume: Thief

I know absolutely nothing about perfume outside of the fact that it’s supposed to make you smell good. When I decided that I wanted to review this product, I tried to research other perfume reviews to find some direction… and of course it was a total fail. I’m not a perfume expert by any means,…

Q/A: Finding Work in the Industry, Reviewing Products

I’ve been a writer inside of the video game community for about four years now. I started my own site that originally contained poetry before I realized I could combine my two main loves: writing and video games. My experience isn’t as extensive as some who may have already developed careers, but I’ve also taken…

2D Action-Adventure RPG Gliese now Live on Kickstarter

Gliese, a project by TimeMachine, is a 2D action-adventure RPG that is inspired by titles such as Half-life, Borderlands, and Shadow of the Colossus. In 2081, the planet was on the verge of collapse. Your prodigious knowlegde of theoretical physics is what made you uniquely qualified to lead the first interstellar colonization mission to planet…