Looking Back at the Wii U

by Matthew Thompson

The Wii U’s swan song is nearly upon us, but for me – someone who plans to play Breath of the Wild on the Nintendo Switch – its death knell has already tolled. I thought before moving on, I’d look back at the good times I had with the system and the ways it disappointed me Continue reading

The Triple Option Podcast Episode 1: The Witcher 3 and Most Anticipated Games

by Matthew Thompson

In the inaugural episode of The Triple Option Podcast, myself and Ashley Wilton from Gamebleed.com have an in-depth discussion about The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt and talk about our most anticipated games of 2017 before we get to know a little more about Ashley’s gaming tastes in the first edition of Five Questions. For more details continue reading beyond the break!

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Coming Soon: The Triple Option Podcast!

by Matthew Thompson

When I first started this website a few years back one of my goals was to eventually include a podcast. I even attempted it that first year, but after hitting a few bumps in the road the project moved to the back-burner. I’m happy to say I have finally made The Triple Option Podcast a reality! In this post, I wanted to talk a little about it before I launch my first episode this coming week Continue reading

My Gaming Recap: January 2017

by Matthew Thompson

Hey everyone! While I finished my year-end posts and talked about some of the games coming in 2017 last month, I didn’t really get to discuss anything I have been playing recently. This post will cover the games I finished and started playing in January and I hope to do this after each month ends to discuss any games I haven’t had the chance to make a more substantial post for. Well, here it goes Continue reading

My Most Anticipated Games of 2017

by Matthew Thompson

This has been a generation of delays. For my annual January Most Anticipated Games feature that has meant a lot of repeat appearances year to year. So this time, I’m going with a list of five games I believe will actually be coming out in 2017 with some others mentioned below. Here it goes Continue reading

The Best and Worst of Gaming in 2016

by Matthew Thompson

There was plenty to remember about 2016 in gaming beyond my five favorites that I covered last week, so I’m back to talk about some of the other things that stood out to me from games last year. Here are some more of the best and worst things I encountered while playing in 2016 Continue reading

My Top Five Games of 2016

by Matthew Thompson

With my look at television in 2016 done and dusted, it is time to move on to the best of gaming from last year. I have two posts coming this week with this first one counting down my five favorite games from 2016. Here it goes Continue reading

My Top Ten TV Dramas of 2016

by Matthew Thompson

I’m back with part two of my look at television in 2016. Earlier this week, I spotlighted the best comedies of last year and today I’m talking about some of the incredible dramas that graced the small screen in 2016. Here are my ten favorites from this past year Continue reading

My Top Ten TV Comedies of 2016

by Matthew Thompson

I wanted to talk about more shows than ten this year, but to give the part of my brain that frets over rankings a rest, I decided to do two separate lists as opposed to trying to position a bunch of shows in a long list of say 20. So this first top ten will focus on what I’m calling “comedies,” but are more specifically half-hour-long programs. And later this week, I will post one for “dramas” or hour-longs. I’m well aware that some on today’s list lean heavily on dramatic storylines at times and the reverse is true of at least one “drama” on my next list, but I think you get the general idea. Now that the explanation is out of the way, on to the list! Here are my ten favorite comedy television series of 2016 Continue reading

My Favorite Concerts of 2016

by Matthew Thompson

I went to my first concert when I was in the fourth grade. My parents took my brother and I to go see Aerosmith. Ever since it feels like going to see bands play live has been a part of my life. Even so, I think my love of them had waned a bit in recent years. As I age, I don’t quite love being on my feet or standing in crowds for such long periods. This year kind of rekindled my love for the live show though. And now I’m going to run down my five favorites from this past year. Here it goes Continue reading