Posts Tagged ‘Halo: Reach’:

Weekend Cartoon

Published by in Gaming, Weekend Cartoon on September 26th, 2011 | Comments Off

Heya Kids, remember all those good ol’ Halo storyline marathons we used to play well into the wee hours of the morning? Well, after a brief jaunt down the path of nostalgia; I realized that as I kept upping the difficulty, my digital lifespan seemed to plummet drastically. Perhaps I’m not the only one who thinks the last couple difficulties on Halo: Reach might be more than a tad bit skewed. It did give me a great idea for a comic strip however. Enjoy! (more…)

What Happened To Us?

Published by in Opinion, Our Point of View on September 19th, 2011 | Comments Off

I don’t think I will ever understand why one would go out of their way to grief another player in an online game, but it’s not something that is really out of the ordinary. Griefing the losing (and sometimes winning) team almost seems like you are playing the game wrong if you don’t participate in it. It’s become alarmingly ritualistic among gamers. On any given day, you can get online with any gaming machine and game of your choosing and it’s guaranteed that you will be told that you are a terrible player, have your sexuality rudely questioned or told terrible things about your mother. And if you just happen to be female you can expect such gentlemanly comments as: informing you that you should make a sandwich, to stay in the kitchen, or simply that you don’t belong because women don’t play video games. And if a woman beats these same gentlemen in a video game, you’ll get called every derogatory name in the book. It really makes you wonder if these kids and young men kiss their mothers with those same foul mouths. I only have one question that I’d like to pose to the community: What happened to us? (more…)

Welcome Back Chief, Here’s What I Want…

Published by in Opinion, Our Point of View on August 14th, 2011 | Comments Off

Coming off Halo 3 and Halo 3: ODST, I had extremely high hopes for Halo: Reach. I loved the campaign, but as I wandered over to multi-player it was fun at first but now I find it hard to even want to immerse myself  back in to the fray. Prior to Reach my weekends were usually filled with playing Halo 3 multi-player or helping my procrastinating friends obtain the Vidmaster’s. With Reach I felt that Bungie wanted to promote team play but a few key aspects that they incorporated into the game defeated it. (more…)

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