Author Archives: Parallax Abstraction

Introducing Retro Flashback Plays: Come Watch Me Beat Snatcher

So I’ve got this amazing idea you guys. I’m going to play a video game through to completion on YouTube! This is a totally unique idea that no one’s done before but I think it’s going to be huge! So … Continue reading

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Why Does South Park Get Away With It? (With Video)

Sorry for the delay between the video and the blog. Life’s a little crazy right now. I kind of talk about why in the video. Before I get too far in, I should point out that I write this post … Continue reading

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Why Facebook Buying Oculus Could Be Cause for Worry

So I finally bought myself a PS4 tonight and shut Twitter off for like 2 hours while I played with it. I come back and surprise, Facebook bought Oculus for $2 billion! I gotta’ say, I didn’t see that coming, not … Continue reading

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Dealing with the Internet Reality (With Video)

When I wrote about the Flappy bird thing recently, I touched on the subject of what I termed the “Internet Reality.” There’s been a lot of discussion on hatred and vitriol on the Internet in the last year but particularly in the … Continue reading

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Windows Phone 8: Fundamentals & Feuds

Last year, myself and the other members of our IT team at work had a choice to make. We provide smartphones for most of our staff and do not have a Bring Your Own Device policy (though not for lack … Continue reading

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It’s dangerous to view my old theme, take this!

Oh come on, that was at least a little funny, wasn’t it? After way too long of using one of the most basic WordPress themes available, I finally got the site updated to something better. I had intended to use the … Continue reading

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Fishy Bird

This Flappy Bird thing amirite? So yeah, I tried out Flappy Bird. I downloaded it to our iPad 2, played it for about 10 minutes and uninstalled it. It’s a bad game with blatantly ripped off ideas, the same kind … Continue reading

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Game Retailers Need Quality Service, Not Quality Control

One of my favourite weekly video series is Jim Sterling’s Jimquisition, where he dives into game industry and culture topics in the kind of straight-up, no nonsense way I try to practice here. He’s a lot more profane but I … Continue reading

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YouTube Channel Update: More Coming Soon & A New All Together Now!

So yeah, not a whole lot has been happening over on the old YouTube channel lately. My plan over my Christmas break from work was to make a whole bunch of videos but forgetting that Christmas is kinda’ busy for … Continue reading

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Building A Better 2014 and Beyond

I’m not normally big on New Year’s Resolutions. Partly because like most people, I don’t tend to follow through on them but also because I always found it odd that there was one specific time of year where we should … Continue reading

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