Tag: Ratchet

From the Vaults: Transformers Animated

Transformers_Animated_AutobotsSo, as you all are sure aware, I am a huge fan of Transformers. The G1 series is intricate to my childhood and I still am nostalgic for it to this day.  While I do love it, I do admit that just about everything that was released of Transformers after the fact… Kind of sucks. Beast Wars was solid until it went back to Cybertron. But beyond the the best I can come up with is Transformers: Prime which is… Okay… Just okay. And don’t even get me started on the fucking Michael Bay movies… Well… Almost everything. There is one other show that I do love from the Transformers line that came up after the fact and that show is Transformers: Animated.

Yet strangely enough this is a series that is not looked upon fondly for some reason. Often considered to be too “kid friendly” and a little silly, Transformers: Animated doesn’t typically get brought up when you talk about the greatness of Transformers… Which is a shame considering the show is fucking solid! So today we are going to open up the vault to make a case for Transformers: Animated being an underrated gem. Continue reading “From the Vaults: Transformers Animated”

Tanner Reviews Ratchet and Clank (2016 Video Game)

Ratchet_and_Clank_coverThis has not been a good year for the Ratchet & Clank franchise. First, they watch as their movie bombs at the box office and with critics as well. To add insult to injury, their video game that was meant to reboot the franchise is nothing to write home to mother about as well. Of course, the thing is getting at least 8/10 for every video game outlet because most video game criticism sucks the dicks of producers and developers alike, but I cannot simply walk away saying anything positive about one of the most forgettable gaming experiences in recent history.

In this reboot of the classic series, Ratchet and his robot buddy Clank have to free the universe from a nefarious space captain. They travel from planet to planet, fighting baddies with a multitude of different goofy guns and collecting obscene amounts of omnipresent coins that fly at you at every second of the damn game. Continue reading “Tanner Reviews Ratchet and Clank (2016 Video Game)”