Capital Gaming Expo: a small but mighty conference

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

Nintendo Switch: a revolution for gaming

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

Super Issues: the critical eye of sci-fi

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

Is scrutiny ruining nerd culture?

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?