Rare’s Sea of Thieves has made a splash with the online community in their previous closed Betas and I could not be more excited. I signed up through Rare’s forums last year and was granted access to the last few closed beta weekends they have run. I have probably spent a total of 4-5 hours … Continue reading Ben’s Sea of Thieves Beta Impressions
We are currently in what some would call, the lost generation for Xbox. Coming off the uber success of the Xbox 360, many expected Xbox One to come out of the gate and compete with Playstation 4. Unfortunately, Xbox made the severe mistake of misreading what the gaming community wanted out of a new console. … Continue reading Xbox Game Pass Another Feather in Microsoft’s Pro-Consumer Cap
Call of Duty is a franchise that, over the past few years, has truly split its fan base. Many have really enjoyed the evolution of the series; the futuristic high paced shooter, where a good chunk of their fan base has been asking for a boots on the ground experience akin to the World War … Continue reading Is Returning to World War II a Return to Form For Call of Duty?
Paris Games Week (PGW) began on Monday with some interesting announcements, gripping trailers and what was labeled as the second part of E3 for Playstation. So, I decided to take a look at some of the things that have me excited and a few of the disappointments from the opening of the show. The Good … Continue reading An Early Look at Paris Games Week
It was 1996 the Nintendo 64 was about to launch. I prayed every night that I would get one to play with all my friends. Soon after the N64 launched I got strep throat and had to get my tonsils out. I had a successful procedure and when I got home and woke up on … Continue reading Opinion: The Nintendo 64 Experience
Hello everyone and welcome the Grog and Games blog! I just wanted to put something up to introduce everyone to the Grog and Games site. Here on Grog and Games myself, Michael Wagner, and my podcasting partner in crime Benjamin Goe will be putting up reviews, opinion pieces and news about video games and alcohol … Continue reading Welcome to Grog and Games