Tomb Raider Talk: Rise at E3, Lara Croft Go, and the LC Series’ Future

by Matthew Thompson

As a big Tomb Raider fan, sometimes I just want to talk about the series. I had intended to write a bit about its showing at E3 along with the new Lara mobile game they announced last month, but never had the chance. Then a couple of other things crossed my mind with the series since and I have decided to cobble it all together in today’s franken-TR post Continue reading


TV Catch Up: Veep

by Matthew Thompson

Every summer when my TV load is a little lighter I try to tackle some shows I missed the boat on when they first premiered. My main quest this year was to at least start up Buffy the Vampire Slayer which has been a fun time so far (I am currently in Season 2 and will talk about it at some point this summer). But when I was unable to flip on Netflix due to some wonky wifi one night, I tried to find something else to dive into OnDemand. I settled on Veep and boy am I glad I did. I had watched a couple of episodes years ago, but didn’t stick with it for some reason. This time I was hooked though and am here with some impressions of the show Continue reading

Best of 7th Gen: #12-Ninja Gaiden Sigma

by Matthew Thompson

(I am counting down my 25 favorite games of the last console generation. I explain a little about how I put the list together in this introduction. And you can see a collection of all my articles on the Best of 7th Gen compiled here.)

The last home console I didn’t own was the original Xbox. While it had a number of quality exclusives, there was none I coveted more than Ninja Gaiden. I grew up playing the original games on the NES and Team Ninja’s reboot looked like my kind of game. So I was thrilled to see the news that it would be rereleased for my shiny new PS3 a few years later Continue reading

My Half Year in TV and a Look Forward to the Rest of 2015

by Matthew Thompson

Just like I did a week ago for games, I am going to take a look at a couple of my favorite TV shows from the first half of the year as well as talk about what there is to look forward to on television throughout the rest of 2015 Continue reading