games

Thought Bubble: A Love Letter to Soul Blade

The predecessor of the Soul Calibur series, and a forgotten classic in its own right, 1995's Soul Blade for the Sony PlayStation made an indelible mark on what I look for in video games from the moment its bombastic opening theme song crashed through the screen.

South Park: The Stick of Truth Review

A South Park video game with input from creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone carries weighty expectations. You enter thinking South Park: The Stick of Truth should leave an impact, that it won’t be good unless it so offends and delights your sensibilities that you won’t be able to look at other games the same way again. And that’s more or less what happens. Just not for the reasons you’re expecting.