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The Game Awards Rant

The Game Awards is an annual video game awards ceremony that was supposed to be a celebration of the industry’s developers, publishers, communities, and personalities. It’s opulent and luxurious aesthetic was meant to invoke the same sense of prestige and glamour as other award ceremonies, such as

Gaming With Papa Smerph II- The Evil Geek Cult Podcast Ep. 10

On this episode of The Evil Geek Cult Podcast, I introduce my father to some more games! We discuss Telltale’s The Walking Dead(Season 1), Far Cry: Blood Dragon, Dragon Age: Inquisition, and Xcom: Enemy Within. We also discuss some of the most important questions of

Kaiju Of The Month: Godzilla In Name Only AKA Zilla

Its that time of the month, Kaiju of the Month! I haven’t done one of these since before Dreadtober and was really looking forward to revisiting the series. That being said, let’s get into this month’s Kaiju pick. Zilla # of films appeared in 2

Horror's Puritan Values

When you think of the horror genre, “Puritan” is probably not the first word to come to mind. At face value, horror appears to be the antithesis of Puritan, but behind the buckets of gore, sexual promiscuity, lewd behavior, and general murder, there’s a real

Dragon Age: The Masked Empire Book Review

Year 2014 Author Patrick Weekes Summary Empress Celene struggles to navigate the dangerous political climate of her powerful nation, Orlais. Her cousin, The Grandduke Gaspard, seeks to undermine her power at every turn and treasonous whispers can be heard among the nobles who hide behind

Thank You

At the risk of becoming a cliche this Thanksgiving, I hope this post finds you EGC Acolytes fat and happy with you and yours around a plump holiday turkey. I realize that not everyone celebrates Turkey Day and that I have an international readership(which is

The Art of Marc Silvestri

For a long time in the world of comic books, DC Comics and Marvel reigned supreme with little competition other than with each other to challenge their rule. While the two companies undisputedly remain titans of the industry, the world of comics has grown and

Thor: Ragnarok Movie Review

Thor: Ragnarok Year 2017 Starring Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett, Idris Elba, Jeff Goldblum, Tessa Thompson, Karl Urban, Mark Ruffalo, Anthony Hopkins Directed by Taika Waititi Tagline Let the games begin. Synopsis The goddess of death, Hela, plots to rule Asgard as the mighty

Doom(2016): Reviving A Classic

For many older gamers, the Doom franchise is synonymous with gaming and holds a near legendary cult status with  those gamers, even to this day. The original Doom came out back in 1993(I was 3 years old) and was being passed around on floppy disks by