Chris Campbell

design || gaming || photography

This Pixelated Life

Idiot of the Day

Posted on 11 Apr 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Ah, Metro. Scorn of Washingtonians everywhere, and unfortunate mode of transportation to descending tourist hordes. In this edition, I pick on this poor lady but she’s really symptomatic of a trend I’ve noticed in recent months when standing on the platforms. Several years ago Metro installed these boxy, rather pointless info tote boards where you […]

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Game On: MLB 13: The Show and MLB 2K13

Posted on 10 Apr 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

MLB 13: The ShowPlatforms: PlayStation 3, Vita Genre: Sports Publisher: Sony ESRB Rating: E, for Everyone Grade: 4 stars (out of 5) I often reread previous reviews when tackling a yearly franchise to check on any significant improvements in the new iteration. It’s a difficult challenge for developers, considering the short window of time to […]

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Game On: Crysis 3

Posted on 03 Apr 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Crysis 3 Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PC Genre: Shooter Publisher: EA Games ESRB Rating: M, for Mature Grade: 3 stars (out of 5) You can’t fault a franchise for slipping a little with its third game. Many franchises do just that, and as long as the game is more of a stumble and not […]

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Game On: Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time

Posted on 02 Apr 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time Platform: PlayStation 3 Genre: Action Publisher: Sony ESRB Rating: E, for Everyone Grade: 3.5 stars (out of 5) When your family history literally disappears off the page, you go to great lengths to restore that legacy — even if your lineage is a band of thieves. This sets up the […]

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Game On: Tomb Raider

Posted on 01 Apr 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

“Tomb Raider” Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 Genre: Action Publisher: Square Enix ESRB Rating: M, for Mature Grade: 4 stars (out of 5) When gamers first met Lara Croft back in the mid-1990s, she was a battled-tested adventurer who quickly went to guns when not leaping across bottomless pits or discovering ancient artifacts. Rather than […]

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My New Website

Posted on 26 Mar 2013 in Uncategorized | 1 comment

And welcome to all those who made the long, hard transition from one website address to another in order to keep up with me. As you can see, the blog looks a bit different from its former home. But believe me, I think this is better for all parties involved. For me, because it brings […]

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Friday Funnies

Posted on 15 Feb 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

It was 10 years ago (good god) that Old School came out and graced our movie theaters. A great movie, and full of fantastic scenes, especially ones involving Vince Vaughn. The wife has always said that his role in this movie is what I may very well end up like. I’m cool with that.

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Friday Funnies

Posted on 08 Feb 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

So on Monday I go under the knife for the first time in my life. No, it’s nothing serious like having my spleen removed or getting a baboon’s heart. No, I’m getting my wisdom teeth pulled. All four of the suckers. They figured, well, we have to take two of them, so the others might […]

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My Inner Animal

Posted on 07 Feb 2013 in Uncategorized | 1 comment

I normally don’t care much for online polls that do silly things like give you a fake mobster names or what kind of cocktail you are based on meaningless questions. But the other day my boss gave me a quiz from the World Wildlife Foundation, and I’m always on board with doing something that comes […]

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Game On: Week of Feb. 1

Posted on 05 Feb 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

My recent column reviewing The Cave. Thanks to the Detroit News for publishing.

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