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About Me:

I'm a father of three amazing boys and application architect by trade. Gaming has always been my passion and writing about games has been a way to vocalize my thoughts about everything I play. PixlBit has made for an amazing place to do that and I'm so happy that holds true for so many others as well.

Thanks for stopping by the site, I'm always around responding to comments and writing something or another. If you want to get in touch with me, leave a comment, send a PM, or hit me up on Twitter and I'll be sure to get back to you!

Favorite Games:

All of Nintendo's major franchises, SoulsBorne games, SMT: Persona 3: FES, Banjo-Kazooie, Katamari Damacy, Goldeneye/Perfect Dark, Psychonauts, Okami, Beyond Good & Evil

Favorite Music:

Prog, Prog Metal, Post-Hardcore, and generally Rock/Metal

A few favorites: Coheed and Cambria, The Dear Hunter, Devin Townsend, Glassjaw, Finch, Dance Gavin Dance, Andy McKee, and Liquid Tension Experiment.

Latest Posts

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Review

Is Ultimate perfect? Well, it's pretty damn close.

There’s always been something special about the Super Smash Bros. series for me, even starting with the very first release. I’ve always enjoyed fighting games, but admittedly, I’m not very good at them. Smash Bros. gave me the opportunity to really compete and enjoy mastery of a fighting game for once. Being skilled in the game doesn’t come down to your ability to input complex combos, but rather your ability to read and react to your opponent. It’s a satisfying mind game that continues to draw me to the series, especially as each game becomes more grandiose, featuring bigger rosters and level selections. Ultimate, as expected, is the most impressive offering yet, boasting every character to grace the series, most of the levels, as well as a set of brand new fighters that include many of the big requests fans have had for years.

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Sega Genesis Classics Review

It's a tubular collection, dude.

Sega has done a lot of great things with emulation as of late. On the 3DS, they released 3D remasters of a handful of games, which boasted a handful of improvements to the source material. Their Sega Ages line marks another batch of games that are seeing improvements to the original games as they release on the Switch. However, Sega Genesis Classics is more of a compilation of classic Genesis games with some additional features that make it a great collection to have on your Switch if you grew up with these old games.

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Omega Strike Review

Metal Slug and Metroid had a baby.

As I’m coming to realize, I have a weakness for games classified as Metroidvanias. Between the layered progression and backtracking and the feeling of getting progressively more powerful, with some great boss fights sprinkled throughout, there’s always something to help continuously pull me through these experiences. Omega Strike, clocking in at five hours, is no exception to this rule and is further bolstered by its clear Metal Slug influence.

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