Overwatch – 2016 Game of the Year Review

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Overwatch Overview Blizzard’s multiplayer hero-shooter Overwatch was the winner of over 100 game of the year awards in 2016. So what makes this multi-console game so excellent and why should you consider joining its ranks of players? To start with Overwatch is deceptively simple. It lacks a set story, but this is easily covered by the media tie-in content. […]

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Fantasy Review: With Blood Upon the Sand

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Overview Bradley P. Beaulieu wrote the excellent fantasy novel The Twelve Kings of Sharakhai which we previously reviewed. However, as noted in our review there were a few shaky series’ beginning issues with this fictional work. So how does With Blood Upon the Sand compare as a fantasy sequel?     Plotting With Blood Upon the Sand continues to develop […]

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Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead: A Play Script Review

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The Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Play Review Sam: Did you hear Tom? Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are dead? Tom: Really dead? Sam: Really dead. Tom: Really? Sam: Really, really. Tom: Really, really, really? Sam: Really, really, really. Tom: Really, really, really, really? Sam: Would you stop that? Rosencrantz is dead as dead can be – which is actually pretty dead. Tom: Pretty dead indeed. Sam: But (pauses) they’re […]

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Voltron: Legendary Defender – Seasons 1-3 a Review

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Voltron: Legendary Defender has now run through three seasons of high quality animation on Netflix. For fans of shows such as Avatar: The Last Airbender or Star Wars: The Clone Wars/Rebels this is worthy viewing, as each series develops the characters to greater extents.   Voltron’s Premise Voltron: Legendary Defender follows five human heroes, who discover they are the next paladins […]

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A Review of Mistborn by Brandon Sanderson

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Brandon Sanderson is one of the best currently living fantasy authors around. His work on completing The Wheel of Time brought his work to the attention of the masses. However, it is his own series – The Stormlight Archive and The Mistborn Trilogies – that are among the finest pieces of modern fantasy today. Mistborn delves into political intrigue, into religion, […]