Archive for January, 2014

An Unbiased Review of Tomb Raider (2013)

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

Three Things that Sucked: 1. Bosses (or lack thereof) There’s only one enemy in the whole game I’d classify as a real boss, and it’s not even a major boss, just a regular one that shows up out of nowhere. There are maybe two or three mini-bosses. Other than that you’re just facing foot soldiers, […]

From the New World Takes Itself Seriously

Sunday, January 19th, 2014

From the New World feels like it’s from the old world, in that it takes you back to a time when plot mattered and seriousness was considered a good thing. Nowadays everyone’s praising anime that “doesn’t take itself seriously.” It’s the non-blood-related sister of “it is what it is.” If you want mediocrity, by all […]

JoJo’s Mediocre Adventure

Tuesday, January 7th, 2014

I’ve seen a whole bunch of “Best Anime of 2013” lists placing JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure at or near the top. Come on, 2013 wasn’t that bad. JJBA, while fun and stylish, has too many shitty fights to keep it from being great. Seriously, I haven’t seen this many shitty fights in a shounen anime outside […]