Podcast: The Matrix Online Revisited

Years ago, I was a player in the now-defunct MMO The Matrix Online (MxO for short), which was a continuation of the trilogy with some unique takes (for the time) on the genre and cinematic storytelling approach. It's no surprise that I'm a huge fan of the game and franchise. I have a lot of... Continue Reading →

Now Available: The Matrix Online Archives

Although it never moved beyond its small niche, The Matrix Online was a massive multiplayer online game that took place after The Matrix trilogy. With the blessing of the Wachowskis and storyline input from renowned comic book writer and illustrator Paul Chadwick, The Matrix Online (or MxO for short) looked to create an organic and dynamic virtual world. With a model built... Continue Reading →

[Review] Destiny: House of Wolves

Destiny launched in September 2014 after years of hype and anticipation. And when the dust settled, the game wound up becoming a financial, if not critical, success. While the game boasts some of the most satisfying gunplay mechanics in a first-person shooter (FPS), Destiny's strange identity crisis, incoherent story, and short, repetitive content continued to frustrate fans.... Continue Reading →

The MMO Shell Game

I still miss The Matrix Online, my favorite massive multiplayer online game ever. It wasn't perfect- it was far from it and suffered from serious mismanagement, hence why it was shuttered 2 years ago- but it was the type of online game that I enjoyed. First off, I'm a huge fan of The Matrix trilogy (yes, I am... Continue Reading →

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