Author Archives: Parallax Abstraction

Late Review: Destiny

Compelling Disappointment Back when I reviewed the Destiny Beta, I spoke at length about the arrogance of Bungie as a studio. I’m not going to reiterate that here but this review is best consumed with the context of that one … Continue reading

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Sunset Overdrive Review: Because It’s A Damn Video Game!

Insomniac Games is one of my favourite developers. Even when they were making pretty much nothing but Ratchet & Clank games, I still loved them because all the games were so polished, funny and mechanically amazing. They were famous for their … Continue reading

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Atari: Game Over Review: Big On Fun, Light On History

Much of the gaming world was perplexed when Microsoft announced back in 2012 that they were getting into the film and TV business. It seemed like yet another move by a directionless company to blur their focus, something many consider the Xbox … Continue reading

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Outlast & Whistleblower Late Review: It’s All About Journalistic Terror

I played Outlast and Whistleblower live in a single sitting for Extra Life 2014. You can watch my edited Let’s Play series here. I’m a complete weak sauce when it comes to anything horror. I’ve never understood the concept of purposefully … Continue reading

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Watch Me Play Outlast & Whistleblower Like A Wimp for the Kids

Follow the series playlist here. At last, the time is upon us! My edited version of my November 1st live stream playing through Outlast and its Whistleblower DLC in one sitting for Extra Life 2014 is now on YouTube! Getting … Continue reading

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The Game Industry’s Fall of Foulups (With Video)

2014’s Fall deluge of games is upon us. Stuff is coming out left and right and gamers around the world are super excited to be jumping into a whole pile of new titles and finally justifying their purchases of next-gen … Continue reading

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60fps Videos Coming to My YouTube Channel

Announced earlier this year, 60 frames per second support has finally rolled out to YouTube worldwide for videos in HD resolutions! If you follow a lot of the more professional gaming channels, you’ve probably seen it in wide use already. … Continue reading

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