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My Work


The Saboteur

Silent Hill: Shattered Memories

Rogue Warrior

Dragon Age: Origins

Left 4 Dead 2

Scene It? Bright Lights! Big Screen!

The Biggest Loser

Fairytale Fights

Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising

Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

Critter Crunch

Katamari Forever

Dead Space: Extraction

Tales of Monkey Island Episode 3: Lair of the Leviathian


Gemini Lost

Comet Crash

Mini Ninjas

Darkest of Days




Raven Squad

Shadow Complex

G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra

Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen


Puffins Island Adventure

Miami Law

Trash Panic


Night at the Museum 2

Velvet Assassin

SBK: Superbike World Championship

Peggle Dual Shot

Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena


Monsters vs Aliens



Ready 2 Rumble Revolution

Peggle XBLA

Tomb Raider Underworld: Lara’s Shadow DLC

House of the Dead: Overkill

F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin

Tom Clancy’s EndWar

Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts

Banjo-Kazooie Arcade

Need for Speed: Undercover

Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader? Make The Grade!

Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix

Castlevania Judgment

Namco Museum: Virtual Arcade

LittleBigPlanet (my first major one!)

Vigilante 8: Arcade

Penny Arcade Adventures: Episode 2 (my very first professional review!)


Top of the Trash Bin: The 5 Best Worst Games of 2009

The 10 Most Formulaic Games of 2009

Interactive Discomfort in Modern Warfare 2

Drake’s Banter Shines In A Sea Of Robotic Dialogue

Site Spotlight: Good Old Games

A World Beyond the Unreal

Bobby Kotick: Friend or Foe?

Top 15 No Shows of E3 2009

A Forgotten World

Top 14 Most Embarassing Video Game Movie Moments Of All Time (co-written with Sinan Kubba)

Top 10 Most Embarassing Video Game Cartoons Of All Time (co-written with Sinan Kubba)

Top 10 Xbox Live Arcade Games

Top 10 Beat-Em-Ups That Need to Make a Comeback

Recycling Good Games (reusing old engines to provide new experiences)

Left 4 Dead Textcast (a text-podcast where we discuss the successes, failures, and future of a particular title)

TGR Game of the Year Awards 2008 (Best Shooter, Best Sports/Racing categories)

TGR Roundtable: Metal Gear Solid 4 and the Future of the MGS Franchise

Super Retroid: Silent Hill (memories of gaming days long past)

AnimeFest 2008 Cosplay Gallery

TGR Holiday Wishlist


I have settled into the second chair on the Big Red Potion podcast, which is a weekly discussion of various video game topics. I appear on episodes 2 & 5 as a guest, and then on every episode from #6 onward as a regular. I also edit and manage the Big Red Potion Surplus site feature. You can find download links for all of them at the site below:


I have also guested on a few podcasts, which are linked here:

GamerNode’s VS Node Podcast Episode 7: The Resolution Revolution

TheGamerScene’s Scenecast Episode#4

The Digital Cowboys Independence

GamerDork UK 14: Bins, Trains & Cawffee-mobiles

Digital Cowboys Episode 123: Beatles Rock Band and Big Red Potion



EA Announces Madden NFL Arcade, Blitz Fans Rejoice (GamePro.com)

Forza 3 Free Launch Day DLC: 10 Cars. 2 Tracks (GamePro.com)

XBL Indie Darling Weapon of Choice Gets Encheapened

DLC News: New IL-2 Sturmovik: Birds of Prey content bombards Xbox Live and PSN

XBLA News – New Axel & Pixel trailer shows off stunning art, release date

Rubik’s Puzzle Galaxy: RUSH brings it’s long name to WiiWare soon

Pearl Harbor gets trilogized for WiiWare

Arrrr! Talk Like a Pirate Day brings a free Tales of Monkey Island episode

Sheet Music Plus helps people trade-in their plastic guitars for real ones

DLC News: Cheap Street Fightin’ & Hard Rockin’ Metal

Meet The New Guy


All of my TVGB posts are archived here!


E3 2009

Ben 10 Alien Force: Vilgax Attacks Preview

Dark Void Preview


God of War 3

Heavy Rain Preview


Left 4 Dead 2 Preview

Lord of the Rings: Aragon’s Quest Preview

Operation Flashpoint 2 Preview

Saw Preview

Scribblenauts Preview

Section 8 Preview

Silent Hill: Shattered Memories Preview

Warner Bros. Press Event

Batman: Arkham Asylum Preview

Terminator: Salvation Preview

NY Comic Con 2009

New York Comic Con 2009 Cosplay Gallery

GTA: Chinatown Wars Hands-On

X-Men Origins: Wolverine Eyes-On

Ready 2 Rumble Revolution Hands-On

Prototype Hands-On

Ghostbusters Hands-On

Madworld Hands-On

Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena Hands-On

Velvet Assassin Hands-On

Battlefield 1943 Interview

X-Blades Interview

Batman: Arkham Asylym Hands-On



Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix

Street Fighter IV


An overview of the downloadable games and content that were released that month (Discontinued in June)








Articles written by others that I have edited for public consumption

New Super Mario Bros Wii Review

Lips: Number 1 Hits Review

Assassins Creed 2 Review

Modern Warfare 2 Review

Sgt Peppers DLC Review

Borderlands Review

Tekken 6 Review

Sam & Max: Beyond Time & Space Review

Abby Road DLC Review

Forza 3 Review

Need For Speed: Shift

Ion Assault Review

Great Timing For Gay Tony

StarCraft II Preview

Need for Speed: Shift Preview

Heroes of Newerth Beta Preview

DC Universe Online Preview

Tatsunoko vs Capcom Preview

DJ Hero Preview

Madden 10 Preview

The Grinder Preview

The Saboteur Eyes-On Preview

Borderlands Eyes-On Preview

Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2 Eyes-On Preview

Tony Hawk: Ride Feet-On Preview

Red Steel 2 Hands-On Preview

God of War 3 Eyes-On Preview

Demon’s Souls Hands-On Preview

Need for Speed: Nitro Hands-On Preview

Aliens vs Predator Eyes-On Preview

Ratchet & Clank Future: A Crack In Time Hands-On Preview

Mass Effect 2 Hands-On Preview

New Super Mario Bros. Wii Hands-On Preview

Golden Sun DS Hands-On Preview

Assassin’s Creed II Eyes-On Preview

Splinter Cell: Conviction Eyes-On Preview

Bayonetta Hands-On Preview

CrimeCraft Hands-On Preview

Batman: Arkham Asylum Hands-On Preview

Dexter E3 2009 Hands-On Preview

Bioshock 2 Developer Demo Impressions

Jumpgate Evolution Hands-On Preview

Red Faction: Guerilla Hands-On Preview


The Playlist: July 2009

Riddick Release Date and Demo Confirmed (My first scoop!)

Bioshock PS3 (only linked it because of the picture)

LittleBigWorkshop Open for Business

Vigilante 8: Arcade Crashes onto Xbox Live This Week

World at War Beta Now Public On Xbox 360

Red Alert 3 PS3 Rejoins The Fight


Xbox 360 Wii PS3 DS PSP Multiplatform


Gears of War 2 Launch: Staten Island Style (my experiences buying Gears of War 2 at a Staten Island Midnight Event)

Red Ring of Death Backup Plan (what a boy must do when his console kicks the bucket. The promised Haze article will eventually make its way to this blog)


WARNING: The following pieces were created before I had done any professional writing, and I can not attest to the quality of the work. In other words, I was a noob and the below most likely sucks. Read at your own risk.

No More (Memorable) Heroes (my first attempt at a feature article where I talk about how boring character designs has gotten)

Resistance 2 Beta Impressions

World of Goo Impressions

The Beauty of World of Goo

Silent Hill Homecoming “Review

The Return of the Expansion Pack

DS Driving (literally)

Silent Hill Returns Home (Impressions of Homecoming)

I also help maintain the “Your Name Is Awful” blog with a few friends, had a line of mine quoted on my favorite gaming blog Joystiq and that weeks Joystiq Podcast


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