Upcoming Event: Otakon 2014

By Rob M. | June 13, 2014
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Every year, the Inner Harbor in Baltimore, Maryland is taken over by tens of thousands of anime fans, young and old alike. We descend upon the city for one reason: Otakon, the proclaimed “Convention of the Otaku Generation”. This year, the convention will take place from August 8 – 10. With the convention seeing a…

Review: The World is Still Beautiful, Episode 8: Shelter From the Rain

By Rob M. | June 13, 2014
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Review: If there’s one criticism that I could level at “The World Is Still Beautiful”, it’s that plot elements seem to wrap up too quickly and too neatly. The previous episode shows Livius in a complete rage, ready to imprison Nike. This episode starts off with him pretty much recanting his rage and more-or-less brushing…

Impressions: Watch Dogs

By Drew Koehler | June 12, 2014
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The following is a first impression article of Watch Dogs and not the official CCG Review. Watch Dogs is reminiscent of many open world games.  If you are familiar with Sleeping Dogs, Grand Theft Auto, Infamous or Prototype you will feel at home with Watch Dogs. Off the bat you will notice why the game…

What’s in a Thorn?

By Shawn Bain | June 11, 2014
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If you have ever touched a thorn, we may have a mutual opinion about it. Thorns aren’t something you spend a lot of time looking at simply because they aren’t alluring. They look like little horns, and their sole purpose is to cause pain. But they are on the stems of one of our most…

Symbiote Spider-Man: A Metaphor for Christian Living and Sin

By Shawn Bain | June 11, 2014
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Many creative ventures in the entertainment world today do not reflect Christian values, in fact many do quite the opposite. Can Christians pull some spiritual truths from today’s secular stories though? I think so. Before we start it is important to note that while I don’t think the writers intentionally put biblical truths in their…

Review: Watch Dogs (PS4)

By Jonathan Klassen | June 10, 2014
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Developer: Ubisoft Montreal Publisher: Ubisoft Genre: Action Adventure ESRB: M Price: $29.99 Content Warning: Violence. Blood. Nudity. Sexual Acts. Offensive Language. Criminal Activity. Drugs and Alcohol. Story: Aiden Pearce is a hacker. He took a job to rob people at the Merlaut Hotel. Your hacker teammate Damien Brenks gets a little greedy and tries to…

Five of the Best Local Multiplayer Games for Last-Gen Consoles

By Shawn Bain | June 9, 2014
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With multiplayer transitioning to the online platform and the glory days of playing in the same room with friends in the past, these games stand out in the declining genre Some of my fondest memories growing up were of my best friends and me sitting around a television with controllers in our hands, pummeling baddies…