Author Archives: Derek "Gamer Crash"

Now Arriving: Games of December 2019

It is time to exhale. The rush of the Fall/Holiday release schedule is now at an end, which means we can finally catch up on our backlogs. Well, that’s the idea anyway. Thankfully, December marks the start of the slower … Continue reading

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Franchises that Deserve Another Chance in Next Gen

We’re now about a year away from when the next generation of consoles graces store shelves. While there’s still a ton we don’t know about Microsoft’s Project Scarlett or the Sony’s PlayStation 5, I figured it’s never too early to … Continue reading

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Anthem Next – How BioWare Could Save The Game

I’ll be perfectly honest with you. I was all about Anthem when I first heard about it. On paper, it seemed to check off a ton of boxes for me seeing as how I love action RPG style games. Four … Continue reading

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Now Arriving: Games of November 2019

I know I’m a little late on this one but it’s better late than never! We’re in the home stretch of the holiday season as November really presents the last major release hurdle. Sure, December has a couple games, but … Continue reading

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Overwatch 2 Has Done Something I’ve Been Waiting Years For

So as most of you know, BlizzCon 2019 was this past weekend and while the specter of Blizzard’s tough year loomed over the event, the studio delivered some really awesome announcements. That Diablo 4 cinematic was something else, wasn’t it? … Continue reading

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The Evolving World of Destiny 2: Shadowkeep

I’ve always wanted Bungie to go all in with storytelling for the Destiny franchise, something that the studio has struggled with since the series originally launched year ago. Things have improved with Destiny 2 and through the various expansions and … Continue reading

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The Shifting Goalposts of Borderlands 3

As I mentioned previously, I’m perfectly okay that Borderlands 3 didn’t push the genre or franchise forward. Yes, the game looks better and has a number of cool quality of life features, but for the most part, this plays nearly … Continue reading

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Fortnite and Black Holes: Shaking Up The Battle Royale Genre

I honestly never thought I’d be writing about Fortnite again on this blog, but something happened over the weekend that to me was just shocking. Naturally, I have to talk about it. So in case you missed it, Fortnite’s wildly … Continue reading

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Now Arriving: Games of October 2019

We’re continuing our descent into the Fall and Holiday season, finally landing at arguably the biggest and most robust month of the year. October, as it does every year, brings the most games and the biggest names so I do … Continue reading

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The Last Of Us Part II Finally Gives Fans Answers

While most would likely agree that Sony’s State of Play stream yesterday was largely a disappointment *cough*no Batman reveal*cough*, the major bright spot came at the very end with The Last of Us Part II. The reveal gave fans another … Continue reading

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Call of Duty Modern Warfare Beta Impressions:

As I’ve said before, the Call of Duty franchise as a whole just hasn’t grabbed my attention much in the past few years. Still, I couldn’t help but hear about this one for a myriad of reasons, whether it was … Continue reading

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Borderlands 3: Review Reactions

Just like many of you, I’ve been eagerly awaiting the return of Borderlands. I managed to pick up my copy last night, though I haven’t been able to put much time into yet. I will say quickly that what I … Continue reading

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Now Arriving: Games of September 2019

Buckle up folks! September is the start of the Fall/Holiday release madness. Apologies for being a little late putting this together this month, but hey, better late than never right? There’s way too many big names to mention up here, … Continue reading

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There’s No Marketing Like Nintendo Marketing

Well, that was some Nintendo Direct, wasn’t it? the nearly 40 minute video presentation was stuffed to the gills with new information about all the games coming out the rest of 2019 and even a few launching next year. Luigi’s … Continue reading

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Destiny 2: Thoughts on Solstice of Heroes and the Future

So as you all may have known, Destiny 2 has completely sucked me back in and legitimately won’t let me go. While I’ve caught up on all of the Annual Pass content, the annual Solstice of Heroes event arrived just … Continue reading

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