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Top 10 Greatest Side Scrollers

I'm bored so here's a stupid list! ... Okay, I should go more in depth. I'm exhausted with being critical of things. I personally enjoy reading and making top 10 lists. Why? Well because they revolve around people talking about th...


Shortblog: Epic Mickey: Accessible to nongamers?

A few of you might have read my Epic Mickey Review. Since I had already written it, I decided to post it on Amazon.com and the reception has been fairly good. However, one comment has thrown me for a loop. It goes: Great, great review....


Review: Disney Epic Mickey

Without a doubt, Epic Mickey is a game that is going to polarize people. A few might have read Holme's review and possibly my comments on it. At the same time, I both agree with and disagree with his review. This is possible the hardest...


Trying New Things: Being a PS3 Owner: Part 1

I have never owned a PlayStation Console before in my life.  I've played with them a bit at my brother's place and at friend's places, but I've never owned one or really played it too much aside from a few games every...


Stop Using Sand As a Death Trap!

Just look at all that instant death. Yay.... I think this just might be the most annoying pet peeve in video games. It's not a trend like Mascots with Attitude, or space themed FPS games with characters in Space Armor. It's been with us ...


Shortblog: New Game Overthinker Response to Ebert

I have to admit, I hate the "Are games art" debate. The only arguments in gaming that bother me more are console wars. Its basically an argument of semantics rather than games themselves. And lo and behold, as I was coming up with ideas t...


Top 10 Underrated Video Game Characters.

Don't you just love loving things you think are underrated? I know I do. There is something almost magical about stumbling onto something on the internet that you've never heard of, only to find out its absolutely amazing and inspiring yo...


Trying New Things: Red Steel 2 first impressions

Disclaimer: The following blog contains shitty cell phone pictures, editing, and plushies. You have been warned. I wasn't really a fan of westerns as a kid. Well, that is until my brother made me watch A Few Dollars More. After that I l...


Why I hate God of War

Disclaimer: The following is a repost of a comment I made, with a more fleshed out premise, as well as crappy photo editing. Its also going to upset a few people. Have a nice day. I've said it before and I'll say it again. God of War is...


Trying New Things: Bullet Hell

Warning: The following Blog contains crappy cell phone pics, editing, and plushies I'm going to admit that I'm pretty narrow minded about what I like. By and large if a game doesn't appeal to me aesthetically, and game playwise, I'm gener...


Is Sonic inherently flawed in 3D?

While this topic has been done to death over and over, with the announcement of Sonic the Hedgehog 4 the expected results have happened; Hardcore Sonic fans bitching about anything they can find, and other fans excited about a return to fo...


Greetings and Salutations!

Greetings and Salutations! My name is Mortrialus, you can call me Mort. Introductions aren't my thing, and to be quite frank, I'm not sure if you guys are too interested in it either. I suppose the best source of action will be to explain...


About Mortrialusone of us since 6:02 AM on 02.26.2010

Greetings and Salutations! My name is Mortrialus, you can call me Mort! If you're actually interested in me, go read my introduction blog. I play bass guitar, I like video games, music, as well as anime and manga.

Currently playing: Monster Hunter Tri, Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom, Grand Chase.

Things I like:


Jet Set Radio Future(XBox)
Sonic Adventure(Dreamcast)
Sonic 3 & Knuckles(Sega Genesis)
Legacy of Kain(PS1, Dreamcast, PS2, Xbox, PC)
Metal Storm(NES)
Super Mario Galaxy(Wii)
Rocket Knight Adventures(Sega Genesis)
Comix Zone(Sega Genesis)
No More Hereos(Wii)

Anime and Manga:

Welcome to the N.H.K.
BECK: Mongolian Chop Squad
Fooly Cooly
Fullmetal Alchemist
Ergo Proxy


Mr. Bungle
Tub Ring
Dog Fashion Disco
The Clash
World Under Blood
Victor Wooten