Continue Reading...
Posted in Entertainment Gaming Sports The Best of PTBN

Welcome to NBA Jam: The Retrospective

NBA expert Andrew Riche and gaming expert Maurice Pogue go “Boom-shaka-laka!” all over you as we discuss how an early…

 Continue Reading...
Posted in Gaming

The Wall of Shame

On October 1st, I began a(nother) fast from video games. I did not do so arbitrarily, nor did I do…

 Continue Reading...
Posted in Comics Movies TV

The Turtles are not the Turtles who are the Turtles that we thought were the Turtles

When Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle fans discovered that Michael Bay would be granted creative direction of the upcoming film that…

 Continue Reading...
Posted in Gaming

I Wish I Knew How to Quit You Part 3: The International 2014 Adjournment

If TI4 were a snake, I would have been bitten. One day, I’m logging on to DotA 2 to see…

 Continue Reading...
Posted in Gaming

Backloggery Beatdown: Mark of the Ninja

Credit for wallpaper image goes to SuperbWallpapers Some hardcore gamers fancy speed runs. Others might do zero death runs. During…

 Continue Reading...
Posted in Gaming

Backloggery Beatdown: Valkyria Chronicles

My wife is trying to tell me something but I shush her because she is interrupting a midgame cutscene that…

 Continue Reading...
Posted in Gaming Life

I Wish I Knew How to Quit You Part 2: The DotA Life

In case you have not read my previous post, let me just say that DotA is  SERIOUS BUSINESS. Valve certainly…

 Continue Reading...
Posted in Gaming

Backloggery Beatdown: Papers, Please

In between rounds of DotA 2 and Diablo III: Reaper of Souls, I decided that my fill my “other” gaming…

 Continue Reading...
Posted in Gaming Life

I Wish I Knew How to Quit You: Confessions of a Video Game Addict [on DotA (2)]

In January 2013, after a nine game losing streak in solo ranked DotA 2 matches or so (because I lost…

 Continue Reading...
Posted in Gaming

Backloggery Beatdown: Gone Home

SPOILER WARNING for those unfamiliar with Backloggery Beatdown. These are not so much reviews as they apotheoses of my passion…