Josh Nash

Josh (aka P53ud0Nym, aka jozNaz) got his start in gaming playing his uncle’s NES and his friend’s Sega Genesis. At the age of 14, he got a job, rode his bike to Kmart, and bought a Game Boy Color and Pokémon Blue. Josh enjoys RPGs, shooters, racing, and adventure games as well as teaching his two kids the ways of the Force.

Command & Conquer Remastered Collection – Preview

Way back in middle school, our class was given a catalog for one of those book fairs and as I browsed, I saw a computer game that was for sale. Eager to try out our family’s fancy new computer with Windows 95 and our first-ever CD-ROM drive, I ordered a game called Command & Conquer Red Alert. When it arrived, I spent all night playing it, and was too “sick” to go to school the following day –...

DualSense – Sony Unveils Playstation 5 Controller

On Tuesday, Sony gave us our first taste of what to expect from the upcoming PlayStation 5 by revealing its new controller, the DualSense. Let’s get up close and personal with this shiny piece of tech. The Design At first glance, this controller seems very off-brand for PlayStation. The DualShock controllers that have accompanied PlayStation consoles of the past has been remarkably consistent thro...

Is The Xbox Series X Making Sony’s Greatest Mistake?

No doubt about it, the forthcoming Xbox Series X is a gorgeous looking machine, and the steady drip of photographs, spec sheets, and feature lists only increase its desirability. However, one seemingly innocent feature caught my eye and makes me worry that Microsoft is setting itself up to make one of Sony’s greatest mistakes.

Star Trek: Picard — First Impressions

This week, Star Trek Picard made its debut on CBS All Access in the United States, and Amazon Prime internationally. While the series premiere was fairly light in substance, it does a great job of setting the scene and justifying Picard’s return to action. Minor spoilers follow

Why ‘Rise of Skywalker’ Didn’t Satisfy Like ‘Endgame’

This year saw the epic film conclusions of two massive franchises – Marvel’s Avengers and the Star Wars Skywalker saga. And as long as dollars are still green there will certainly continue to be more Marvel and Star Wars movies to be made, Avengers Endgame and Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker represent the conclusion of the primary story arc in each of these universes. For some reason, the conclus...

Hands on With The Brand New Xbox Elite Wireless Controller 2

I stared anxiously at the clock waiting for it to strike 5pm. My plans for the night – run home, but on the way swing by the electronics store to pick up the Xbox Elite Controller 2. Already owning the first generation of the Elite, I was eager to get my hands on the newest iteration to see if it’s worth all the hype. Unboxing As part of my initial unboxing, I directly compared the new Elite 2 wit...

Niantic Announces Wayfarer, Pokéstop Submission Review for Pokémon GO Players

Niantic Labs, developers of Pokémon Go, have announced Wayfarer – a replacement of Operation Portal Recon – a tool reserved exclusively for higher-level Ingress players. Wayfarer is already live, and with it comes the announcement that the tool will be made available “to eligible Pokémon GO players before the new year”. Where Do Pokéstops Come From? Ingress, the godfather of location-based augment...

Rocket League to Ditch Loot Boxes in Favor of ‘Blueprints’

A few weeks ago, Rocket League developer Psyonix announced that Crates, the loot box mechanic of Rocket League offering various cosmetic items, would be discontinued by the end of the year. No additional details were offered at that time except the promise that more information would be available soon. This week, Rocket League revealed its “Blueprints” for the future.

The Musical Symmetry of Endgame

Now that Avengers Endgame has made its digital debut, we’ve been able to watch and re-watch the epic finale. On a recent viewing, I picked up on some musical cues that add depth to the greatest superhero movie of our generation. Spoilers for Avengers Endgame follow…

Classic Game Fest 2019 Recap

This past weekend I attended what’s probably the most fun and joyful video games event I’ve ever been to – Classic Game Fest 2019 in Austin, TX. If you weren’t able to make it this year, here’s why you should add it to your summer schedule for next year!

Classic Game Fest Returns to Austin July 27-28

Classic Game Fest returns once again to Austin, TX this weekend! If you’ve missed it before, now is your chance to check out the largest retro gaming convention in Texas!

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite — A Weekend Review

When Niantic first announced that they were working with Warner Bros and Portkey Games to develop a Harry Potter themed augmented reality (AR) game, the hype level for many gamers could not be contained. After several weeks of a limited release in Australia and New Zealand, Harry Potter: Wizards Unite began rolling out to the masses last Thursday – and we spent all weekend exploring this new wizar...

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