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2018 Year In Review - Games: Honorable Mentions

Whenever we reach the end of a calendar year, nothing makes me more excited than articles detailing the year that was. Whether it’s for TV, Movies or Games, it’s always fun to look back at what came back and seeing how things did stack up against one another. What was the best thing that came out in the year? What were the things you liked but barely made it to your best things of the year? What were the things that disappointed you? This time of the year always brings fun debate to those questions. For today, I want to focus on part 1 of what this year was for videogames. I thought 2018 was a tremendous year for video games, and it's very easy to see why. Usually when we are deep into a generation of consoles, we always start to see the best work from game developers. After years learning how to use the hardware, this is the time where we start seeing the full potential of these machines. 2017 was the year where things started to hit their stride for the PS4, Xbox

Reviews & Impressions: Destiny 2: Forsaken, Shadow of the Tomb Raider & Hollow Knight: Voidheart Edition

Note: As a little experiment, in order to try to cover more things to write about (unless it’s something I do a deep dive with like my recent Spider Man review ), I will sometimes write smaller reviews or general impressions of things that I’ve played recently and put them all together. These are games I’ve either finished, played a significant amount of or am early enough to give some initial thoughts. Let me know what you think. “ Destiny 2: Forsaken ” Review (PS4, Xbox One, PC) Is Bungie's ambitious shooter back in the upswing? In this console generation, I don’t think I’ve seen a new franchise go through so many peaks and valleys like Bungie’s Destiny. Initially an incredibly promising new IP from the revered creators of Halo, Destiny promised a new breed of game only possible in the new generation of console hardware (never mind the fact it would also appear on the last generation consoles, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360). Combining a classic shooter interface