Reviews

Concert Review: G Eazy at Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre

Posted: August 14, 2018 at 12:03 am   /   Concert Reviews, Concerts, Reviews

The Endless Summer Tour with G-Eazy, Lil Uzi Vert, Ty Dolla $ign, and more made a stop in Saint Louis Sunday night to give Missouri and Southern Illinois’ youth one final chance to enjoy their not-so-endless summer. Opening acts Ty Dolla $ign and Lil Uzi Vert kicked the night off in the best way possible. […]

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Magic: the Gathering Comes Home to Gen Con for 25th Birthday

Posted: August 13, 2018 at 3:08 pm   /   Convention Reviews

On August 19th, 1993, the collectible card game Magic: the Gathering was introduced at longstanding gaming festival Gen Con in Geneva, Wisconsin. In that one weekend, the convention’s attendees bought out its entire stock for the rest of the year. Over the next 25 years, both properties grew immensely, but they also grew apart. Despite […]

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Concert Review: El Monstero at Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre

Posted: August 13, 2018 at 2:40 pm   /   Concert Reviews, Concerts, Reviews

The night all of Saint Louis was patiently waiting for since their winter show at The Pageant had finally arrived; El Monstero and Here Come the Mummies were here to perform at Hollywood Casino Amphitheater. Upon arrival, I could already tell how much I underestimated the popularity of this Pink Floyd cover-band. Lines to enter […]

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Videogame Review: ‘We Happy Few’ Out Now on PC, PS4 and Xbox One!

Posted: August 13, 2018 at 1:08 pm   /   Videogame Reviews

A game of paranoia and survival, in a drugged-out, dystopian English city in 1964. That is how Compulsion Games, the developer of We Happy Few, describes their latest game on their website. To put it in even more relatable terms, imagine a cross between Borderlands, Bioshock, A Clockwork Orange – and one of many survival games like Rust. I can see […]

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Gen Con 2018: A Weekend in Review (Plus Cosplay Photo Gallery)

Posted: August 10, 2018 at 11:41 am   /   Convention Reviews

Gen Con… oh, sweet Gen Con. This is a big one, folks. I have wanted to experience Gen Con ever since I knew what cons were, and it certainly did not disappoint! For those of you that don’t know, it is the BIGGEST tabletop gaming convention of the year. In recent years, video games have […]

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Movie Review: ‘The Meg’ Starring Jason Statham

Posted: August 10, 2018 at 10:18 am   /   Movie Reviews

Frantic and humorous, The MEG is the best marine biology documentary this side of Finding Nemo. Before I was old enough to start kindergarten, both of my parents worked, so I spent most of my days at a daycare that one of my mom’s friends ran. We basically just sat around and played with her […]

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Movie Review: ‘Far From the Tree’

Posted: August 10, 2018 at 10:10 am   /   Movie Reviews

“Every one of us has mountains that we have to climb. We have to climb those mountains for ultimate fulfilment” I thought this line spoken toward the end of the new documentary, Far From the Tree, perfectly encapsulated the meaning and message of the film. This line is spoken by Andrew Solomon’s father during a […]

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Concert Photos: Breaking Benjamin and Five Finger Death Punch

Posted: August 9, 2018 at 11:57 am   /   Concert Reviews, Concerts

Breaking Benjamin and Five Finger Death Punch player Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre on Tuesday night. Breaking Benjamin has been a St. Louis Favorite for a number of years. The bands played to around 15,000 fans. All photos by Justin Staggs.

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Videogame Review: ‘Dead Cells’ Masters Castlevania-like Gameplay for Modern Consoles

Posted: August 8, 2018 at 3:39 pm   /   Videogame Reviews

Kill. Die. Learn. Repeat. I grew up playing games like Castlevania and Metroid on the NES. No matter how far technology pushed boundaries with videogames, these side-scrollers were always reliable. Over the years, I’ve found myself coming back to them time and time again – and craving the amazing gameplay they offered with simple yet […]

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Concert Review: Breaking Benjamin and Five Finger Death Punch at Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre

Posted: August 8, 2018 at 8:10 am   /   Concert Reviews, Concerts, Reviews

Last night at Hollywood Casino Amphitheater, Breaking Benjamin and Five Finger Death Punch took the stage to grant their loyal Saint Louis fans a night filled with heavy rock bangers and drunken fun. Bad Wolves and Nothing More kicked off the night as the opening acts, and Five Finger Death Punch didn’t take the stage […]

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