This weekend I had the pleasure of attending the Capital Gaming Expo. The Capital Gaming Expo, or CGX, is Ottawa’s premier gaming convention. CGX brings together game developers from all across Canada to show-off their latest games as well as give them the chance to interact with their fans. CGX offers gamers a wide-variety of … Continue reading Capital Gaming Expo: a small but mighty conference
Recently, the world was introduced to the newest Nintendo console, the Nintendo Switch. The Switch is a hybridization of Nintendo’s home and handheld consoles. The unique selling point of the Switch is its ability to play any Nintendo game at home or on the go and to transition between home and mobile gaming seamlessly. Having … Continue reading Nintendo Switch: a revolution for gaming
Wolverine is one of the most iconic Marvel heroes there is and it’s easy to see why. He has a awesome power set, he’s got a great costume, his no B.S. attitude always livens up a situation, and he’s Canadian. What's not to love? With the release of the third solo Wolverine film Logan this … Continue reading Top 5 best Wolverine film moments
Sci-fi is at its best when it holds a mirror to our society. Films like Minority Report, Children of Men, The Day the Earth Stood Still, District Nine, and Star Trek are all great sci-fi films that have strong messages at their core. It's one of the reasons that the science fiction genre resonates with … Continue reading Super Issues: the critical eye of sci-fi
Nerd culture is all about the little things. We love to scrutinize and analyze every tiny morsel that we can find online. Set photos, casting announcements, leaked scripts all make nerds drool at the mouth. Speculating is half the fun of being supremely passionate about all things nerdy. Perhaps the biggest point of speculation that … Continue reading Is scrutiny ruining nerd culture?
With 2017 in full swing, now is the perfect time to look back at 2016 and how movies represented our culture. Movies are a good litmus test for what popular culture is at a certain time. Art often defines a specific moment in time and movies often define the time in which they were released. … Continue reading Disney is our Culture
Never underestimate the passion of a nerd. Nerds are some the most passionate people you ever meet. When a nerd falls in love with a movie, show, or comic, they will follow it to the end of days. Their love for a property will over-shadow any flaws or shortcomings about it. Their passion for what … Continue reading The Power of Fandom