Author: Izen Martinez

Mortal Kombat 101: Everything You Need To Know

Titans, realms, elder gods and kamidogus (don’t worry if you have no idea what that is). Just a small handful of the beings and creations that inhabit and shape the landscape of the  Mortal Kombat universe. The lore surrounding the popular franchise has an overwhelming number of personalities and timelines to keep track of that

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Zombie Media: Should It Stay In The Grave?

Walkers. Zed heads. Biters. The Undead. Zombie. For decades, what we’ve come to know as the classic brain devourer risen from the dead has flooded mainstream media with endless waves of adaptations and interpretations.  Well regarded as the GodFather of the modern zombie, George A. Romero created the first imagined creation that all future iterations

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Army of The Dead Trailer: Should This Film Stay In The Grave?

A second trailer dropping for Netflix’s upcoming “original” film Army of the Dead  has done nothing but to reaffirm what I asserted watching the first one – It’s time to turn my brain off. The three minute compilation consisted of the standard “meet the gang” snippets,  “here’s the plan” reveal and plenty of undead being

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For The Greater Good: Should Hollywood Cease Video Game Adaptations?

The final straw was lost upon the latest announcement of yet ANOTHER video game franchise being adapted by Hollywood. With news breaking of long standing game franchise Dynasty Warriors receiving a motion picture adaptation, that marks the fifth notable franchise from the gaming world to receive the call to cinema arms. Recent box office successes

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Animal Crossing 1 Year Later: Perfection at Your Leisure

Over the course of one year I’ve experienced the very best that the Nintendo Switch has to offer, officially qualifying me as an expert in the field. From plunging into the fiery depths of Tarturus and battling through waves of hell spawn in Hades, to soaring high above the clouds aboard monstrous creatures in Breath

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Rick and Morty Season 5 : Same Old Wubba Lubba

“Well, at least we get another season” Was my immediate response as I concluded the premier trailer for Adult Swim’s Season 5 of Rick and Morty.  It pains me to inform readers, but the Rick and Morty hype train long ejected from my soul when we were given a ten episode season spread across nine

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Video Game Immortality: Hall of Fame Class of 2021 Candidates Revealed

Prince. Kenny Rogers. Stone Cold Steve Austin. Tetris. Names all synonymous with glory and acclaim. All from varying walks of life, creeds and programs. What’s Izen’s point you may be wondering? Will he stop b.s.ing ? I have decided, yes.  Since 2015,  Rochester, NY has been home to a gathering of legends one could contend

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