2019 oprainfall Awards: Best Music Game


















A wonderful mish mash of music and Triforce

2019 oprainfall Awards: Best Heroine






Find out which female came out on top as the most respected heroine of 2019.

2019 oprainfall Awards: Best Action / Adventure






This year's getting crazy, let's rock!

Phantasy Star Online 2 Beta IMPRESSIONS: Amazing & Rough

Monday, February 10th, 2020

I dove into the Phantasy Star Online 2 beta over the past weekend, and I found a lot to love (and a bit to dislike) in this Xbox One/Windows

AGDQ 2020 INTERVIEW: TASBot and Speedrunning (Part 2)

Friday, February 7th, 2020

I talk with Allan Cecil, aka 'dwangoAC', about the Super Mario Maker 2 tool-assisted speedrun at AGDQ 2020, how TAS runs are art, and more.

AGDQ 2020 INTERVIEW: TASBot and Speedrunning (Part 1)

Tuesday, February 4th, 2020

I talk with Allan Cecil, keeper/ambassador for TASBot, about tool-assisted speedruns, the history of TAS runs at Game Done Quickevents, and

AGDQ 2020 INTERVIEW: Matt Merkle (Part Two)

Monday, January 27th, 2020

In Part 2 of my AGDQ interview with Matt Merkle, Director of Operations, we talk about how the in-person event grew, when runs are cut on st

AGDQ 2020 INTERVIEW: Matt Merkle (Part One)

Friday, January 24th, 2020

I interview Matt Merkle, Games Done Quick's Director of Operations about what it takes to put on these events, about AGDQ 2020, game selecti

AGDQ Is an Event that Must be Experienced in Person

Monday, January 20th, 2020

AGDQ is a charity speedrunning fundraiser for the Prevent Cancer Foundation. I attended AGDQ 2020 and found so much to do besides speedrunni

AGDQ 2020 INTERVIEW: World 9 Gaming

Friday, January 10th, 2020

I talk with Mike Frey and Stephen Sundeen, co-owners of World 9 Gaming, about their company, their partnership with AGDQ 2020, and more.

3 Microsoft Exclusives Deserving an Xbox Series X Revival

Wednesday, January 8th, 2020

Here are three Microsoft-exclusive IPs that Microsoft needs to revisit for their upcoming Xbox Series X console, launching Holiday 2020.

Oprainfall’s Best Games of the Decade- Part Five: 2018-2019

Monday, December 23rd, 2019

Check out oprainfall's top thirty-one games of the past decade (2010-2019)! This final part of a five-part series covers the years 2018 and

Oprainfall’s Best Games of the Decade- Part Four: 2016-2017

Friday, December 20th, 2019

Check out oprainfall's top thirty-one games of the past decade (2010-2019)! This fourth of a five-part series covers the years 2016 and 2017

Oprainfall’s Best Games of the Decade- Part Three: 2014-2015

Thursday, December 19th, 2019

Check out oprainfall's top thirty-one games of the past decade (2010-2019)! This third of a five-part series covers the years 2014 and 2015.

Oprainfall’s Best Games of the Decade- Part Two: 2012-2013

Wednesday, December 18th, 2019

Check out oprainfall's top thirty-one games of the past decade (2010-2019)! This second of a five-part series covers the years 2012 and 2013

Oprainfall’s Best Games of the Decade- Part One: 2010-2011

Tuesday, December 17th, 2019

Check out oprainfall's top thirty-one games of the past decade (2010-2019)! This first of a five part series covers the years 2010 and 2011.

Top 4 Unanswered Xbox Series X Questions After the Reveal

Friday, December 13th, 2019

Here are the top 4 yet-unanswered questions I have about the Xbox Series X that can make -or break- the console's upcoming Holiday 2020 rele

Eight Games the PlayStation Classic Sorely Lacked To Be a Hit

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019

One year on, it's clear that the PlayStation Classic wasn't a sales hit. Here are 8 games that were surprisingly absent, and could've made i

INTERVIEW: Panzer Dragoon Remake Redos Saturn Favorite

Monday, November 18th, 2019

Benjamin Anseaume and I discuss in an e-mail interview the upcoming Panzer Dragoon Remake and what it is like remaking such a classic title.

Hands-On IMPRESSIONS: Nintendo’s Ring Fit Adventure

Friday, October 18th, 2019

I go hands (and legs!) on with Nintendo's Ring Fit Adventure, and I find a worthwhile exercise title that also features the Vitality Sensor'

INTERVIEW: Omar Sawi discusses Tamarin (Part 2)

Thursday, October 10th, 2019

Omar Sawi and I conclude our Tamarin interview by discussing the game's Rare influences, David Wise's music, and how the varied genres came

INTERVIEW: Omar Sawi and his Rare-Inspired Tamarin (Part 1)

Thursday, October 3rd, 2019

I interview Omar Sawi of Chameleon Games about his upcoming Rare-inspired game, Tamarin, in Part One of a two-part interview.

Dragon Con Audio INTERVIEW: Mittleman, Chase, & Daymond

Friday, September 20th, 2019

I interview (alongside two other journalists) Robbie Daymond, Ray Chase, and Max Mittelman at Dragon Con 2019 about their careers in voice a



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