Tag: Steve Blum

Button Mashers: God of War Ascension

Button Mashers: God of War Ascension

The prequel to the entire God of War series of video games for the PlayStation systems, God of War Ascension (2013) shows the true beginning of conflict. After accidentally murdering his wife and daughter, Kratos (T.C. Carson) wanted to break his bond from Ares (Steve Blum). Since that incident, he became known as the Ghost … Continue reading Button Mashers: God of War Ascension

Button Mashers: God of War (2005)

Button Mashers: God of War (2005)

While combining hack-and-slash and puzzle video game genres and Greek mythology, God of War (2005) is one of many cornerstones of video games made for the PlayStation 2. Kratos (T.C. Carson) is a lonely Spartan who grew tired for working with the gods of Olympus, especially his master Ares (Steve Blum). He was assisted by … Continue reading Button Mashers: God of War (2005)

Roster Analysis: Sub-Zero

Roster Analysis: Sub-Zero

Since the Injustice games consisted of DC comics characters battling each other, the first game had a guest fighter from the Mortal Kombat games: Scorpion. In Injustice 2 (2017), Ed Boon decided to have Scorpion's rival Sub-Zero (Steve Blum) be the guest. Millions of DC fans were thinking "Please, no! No! No! NOOOOOOOO!" because they … Continue reading Roster Analysis: Sub-Zero

Button Mashers: Crash Nitro Kart

Button Mashers: Crash Nitro Kart

Crash Nitro Kart (2003) is an indirect sequel to the hit video game Crash Team Racing (1999) while adding in some extra features and characters. Crash (Steve Blum) and his friends and enemies were abducted by Emperor Velo the 27th, who challenged them to race or Earth will be destroyed by Velo. As in the … Continue reading Button Mashers: Crash Nitro Kart

Terrific Television: TOM’s Toonami 2.0

Terrific Television: TOM’s Toonami 2.0

Many people since 2009 thought Toonami is dead as a doornail but a 2012 April Fool's joke made people watching television relive Toonami, which made them instantly use Twitter and type in the hashtag #BringBackToonami, and it worked a month later. While T.O.M. (Steve Blum) stays as the host, a new version of S.A.R.A. (Dana … Continue reading Terrific Television: TOM’s Toonami 2.0

Terrific Television: TOM’s Toonami 1.0

Terrific Television: TOM’s Toonami 1.0

Even though Moltar (C. Martin Croker) left the hosting duties of the iconic programming block Toonami, T.O.M. (Sonny Strait/Steve Blum) seemed like a bad replacement at first but helped bring in another golden age of Toonami programming from 1999 to 2007. The era also brought in co-host S.A.R.A. (Sally Timms) for commentary with T.O.M. As … Continue reading Terrific Television: TOM’s Toonami 1.0

Terrific Television: My Life As A Teenage Robot

Terrific Television: My Life As A Teenage Robot

My Life As A Teenage Robot (2003-2009) began as a 1999 pilot by Rob Renzetti called My Neighbor Was A Teenage Robot (1999) which showed a female robot who acts like a human teenage while her creator instructs her to also take care of extraterrestrial threats. Jenny (Janice Kawaye) is kind to many people she … Continue reading Terrific Television: My Life As A Teenage Robot