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 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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My Gaming Update: Catching Up and Looking Forward

by Matthew Thompson

I decided to take a break from the blog this past month, but I hope to be back in full-force for this coming month with year-end posts starting up as 2016 comes to a close. For now, here is a recap of what I have been playing along with some stuff I’m looking forward to in December Continue reading

My Gaming Update: Early 2016 Edition

by Matthew Thompson

I had hopes of doing full reviews for some of these especially the Tomb Raider DLC, but I just haven’t had the time, so I thought I’d run down what I’ve been playing in 2016 so far in a good old Gaming Update. Here it goes Continue reading

My 2015 Gaming Awards

by Matthew Thompson

The end of 2015 is upon us and it is time once again to look back at the best games the year had to offer. Last year I went with a top ten list because I didn’t have a clear-cut Game of the Year, but this time I will be returning to my traditional awards-style approach. Well here it goes Continue reading

My Witcher 3 Chronicles: Locations

by Matthew Thompson

Months ago I talked about my first steps into the world of The Witcher and I am finally here to deliver on my promise of diving deeper into my thoughts on CD Projekt RED’s epic RPG. In my first post, I heralded The Witcher 3’s open world as one of gaming’s best and today I will be breaking down its various locations – their strengths and weaknesses, their unique characteristics, and why some resonated better with me than others. The main focus will be on the game’s three major areas, but I have added some quick thoughts on the others as well Continue reading

My Witcher 3 Chronicles: The Beginning

by Matthew Thompson

Overwhelmed. That describes how I felt during the first few hours of The Witcher 3. I pretty much never play RPGs and this is my first experience with The Witcher series, so it definitely felt like I was tossed in the deep end. I’m being introduced to characters I should probably already know. I’m taking on heaps of loot that I haven’t a clue what to do with. There are oils and potions and armors to create, the latter of which seems to be a seven step process. So yeah… overwhelmed Continue reading