Halo: Shadows of Reach releases October 20th 2020, author Troy Denning’s fifth novel for the series – and quite undoubtedly his best!
Bridging the gap between Halo 5 and Halo Infinite, the Master Chief and Blue Team return to Reach to extract some vital assets from Doctor Halsey’s lab at CASTLE Base that will help turn the tide against the Created. But an army of Banished stand in their way.
343 was kind enough to provide me with an early copy of Shadows of Reach, so here’s my non-spoiler review of what’s easily become one of my top ten Halo books…
Read More SHADOWS OF REACH – a review of one of Halo’s best books yet (NON-SPOILER)
Today, Halo: Renegades – Kelly Gay’s sequel to her 2017 novella Halo: Smoke and Shadow – has finally released!
Let me distill the essence of everything I’m about to say into less than a dozen words…
This is the best Halo novel since Silentium.
Read More Halo: Renegades – Non-Spoiler Review
So, it has been some 4 years now since Bungie last released a game, and ever since the mention of a new IP being developed by one of the great titans of the industry, people have been eager to see what was in store. (Console-exclusive content! Pre-order bonuses! The firing of grizzled ancients!) The beta was […]
Read More Destiny – Dinklage Ex Machina
Eight months… It’s not a particularly long hiatus for a television show (ahem, hello Sherlock!), but I have to say that it was a particularly bloody painful one to endure. As far as New Who goes, the wait between Eccleston and Tennant was six months, the wait between Tennant and Smith was only four, and now […]
Read More Doctor Who, Deep Breath – Review & Analysis
Sorry about the delay, I went a while without an internet connection which messed up my plan to finish the top 5 list before Christmas Day, but hey-ho! The penultimate episode of the top 5 entries is another episode which I feel has gone grossly underrated. There’s no doubt that is was the ‘low budget’ […]
Read More Top 5 Matt Smith Episodes – (2) Amy’s Choice
“And now it’s time for one last bow, like all your other selves. Eleven’s hour is over now. The clock is striking Twelve’s.” Christmas has come around and closed the door on another era of Doctor Who. It’s the end of Matt Smith’s phenomenal run as the Doctor, as he bows out in spectacular style to […]
Read More The Time of the Doctor – Review
WARNING: THIS POST CONTAINS SPOILERS. Almost a month has passed and I’m on the road to recovery back to my ‘normal’ self, not that he’ll be around for long because in exactly 8 days from now I’ll be even more emotionally compromised as Matt Smith bows out with the Xmas special – The Time of the […]
Read More The Day of the Doctor – Review
To kick the blog off, and since summer is drawing to a close, I think it’s a good time to look back a bit on the last few months. At the start of summer, I gave myself a reading list.
Read More Summer Reading – The Road