Opinion: Goldeneye 007 is 20 years old!

Rare and Nintendo released the seminal Goldeneye 007 on this day in 1997, ushering in a plethora of mechanics and gameplay concepts into the FPS genre. Adding in a mission structure with objectives determined by the difficulty selected, having your bullets cause limb-specific damage, and having some directives insist that you not kill everything and…

Music: Top 5 “Battle” Themes

Hey, it’s about time for yet another dive into my Top 100 VGM! This go-around, I’m focusing on combat-oriented themes, including final boss levels. Note that there are examples from other games I may like more than these, but these songs in my opinion are the best ones from a particular game. Let’s do this!…

Opinion: Here’s a little ditty about me and Richard Kiel

The name Richard Kiel may not immediately ring a bell for you. Perhaps you watched some TV or movie from the 1970s — he appeared as a special guest often in those days. If you’ve seen the two Roger Moore 007 movies Moonraker or The Spy Who Loved Me you’ve definitely seen him. Cast as…