The Need For More LGBTQ+ Creators In Media (Pride Month 2019)

It is Pride Month! A month to celebrate the accomplishments and the continued struggle the LGBTQ community have had to and still face in the pursuit of equal rights and treatment. The struggle of this community is finally being acknowledged on a much more broad level. While this is the case there is still an … Continue reading The Need For More LGBTQ+ Creators In Media (Pride Month 2019)

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REVIEW: ‘Pokémon: Detective Pikachu’

Pokémon is one of the most popular franchises in all of entertainment and it has proven time and time again that it can have long lasting power to grab hold of popular culture. The revival of Pokémon is in part due to the popularity of Pokémon Go, which grabbed hold of the public consciousness in … Continue reading REVIEW: ‘Pokémon: Detective Pikachu’

Why Pokémon Has Maintained Its Relevancy & Popularity

I think one thing that can be truly incredible about popular culture is that it can sweep so many people off their feet simultaneously. If there is some big franchise or individual work of art that catches on you will see that thing everywhere and in every store and household. It will become ubiquitous. This … Continue reading Why Pokémon Has Maintained Its Relevancy & Popularity

Rockstar Games & The Theme Of Masculinity

Rockstar Games is one of the largest high profile publishers in all of Gaming. Their video games have single handedly sold the most out of any form of entertainment to date. They are an incredibly impressive and powerful company that have been changing the face of gaming for more than 25 years. Their games have … Continue reading Rockstar Games & The Theme Of Masculinity

Why Video Games Are Still A Looked Down Upon Art Form

Gaming is a staple is modern life with it becoming more and more prevalent in the 40 years since its arrival in the 1970s. There constantly is new changes being made to the medium and technology is rapidly improving giving gamers more to choose from in terms of video games and the way that they … Continue reading Why Video Games Are Still A Looked Down Upon Art Form

What Makes A Great Horror Game

The Halloween Season continues to bring about it’s scares, it’s fun, and its celebration of allowing a safe way to unleash the creepiness in all of us. It’s a fun time of the year that has become something of a big deal to myself as I take all of October to celebrate and in doing … Continue reading What Makes A Great Horror Game

‘Metal Gear Solid’: Traits, Themes, & My Experiences

I began my time here at Up Your Geek with a lot of hopes and a lot of goals. I wanted to explore new territories as a writer and I wanted to do work that would be engaging not only from a place of having fun, but also a place of smart analysis of popular … Continue reading ‘Metal Gear Solid’: Traits, Themes, & My Experiences