Scott Robertson

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Name: Scott Robertson
Date registered: 15 August, 2012
URL: http://www.hbhud.com
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Biography

Scott Robertson has been an avid gamer for well over a decade now, despite not being two decades old himself. Receiving an N64 when he was six led him down the road he walks today, as his infatuation with Mario Kart 64 soon turned into a deep passion for all video games. After discovering the perfect blend of game-playing and having a social life in high school, and leaving his WoW phase behind him, he spent his first year away from his Midwestern home going to college on the East Coast. Upon returning home, he began writing about games back in July of 2012, discovering he had a knack for them. His all-time favorites include Knights of the Old Republic, the Battlefront series, NBA 2K11, Fallout 3, the Backyard Sports series, and The Simpsons: Hit & Run. You can find Scott on Steam as Reverend Jones, on Xbox Live as Scotsman716, and on Twitter @srobertron.

Latest posts

  1. 4 Mobile Games That Need a Console Counterpart — 28 February, 2014
  2. The “What If?” Machine: Telltale and TT Games — 12 February, 2014
  3. Scott’s Most Anticipated Games of 2014 — 23 January, 2014
  4. Scott’s Top Ten of 2013 — 24 December, 2013
  5. What Battlefield 4 and CoD: Ghosts Mean For Gaming — 11 November, 2013

Most commented posts

  1. Top Five Star Wars Games So Far: What You Should Be Playing While Waiting for 1313. — 4 comments
  2. Games We Can Only Dream About — 3 comments
  3. Best of Steam’s Freebies: Part One — 2 comments
  4. Why NBA 2K13 Is More Of An RPG Than Most RPG’s — 1 comment
  5. EA and Star Wars: A New Hope? — 1 comment

Author's posts listings

Feb 28

4 Mobile Games That Need a Console Counterpart

Plants Vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare, a third person shooter fitted with the style of Popcap’s popular tower defense series, was a surprise entry on my most anticipated games list for 2014. I had played the original PvZ on my iPhone a little while ago, and while I did enjoy that game, I was initially highly …

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Feb 12

The “What If?” Machine: Telltale and TT Games

Telltale Games and TT Games are two studios who know what they do, and do it well. After developing video games based on Disney movies with the occasional Sonic title thrown in, TT Games found their niche in 2005 with the release of the first Lego Star Wars, the first Lego game for consoles since …

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Jan 23

Scott’s Most Anticipated Games of 2014

I was really pleased to see that Matthew and I did not have a single game on both of our most anticipated of 2014 lists. As the feature writers for this site, it’s important for us to have a collective wide range of interests when it comes to games, and having completely different lists means …

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Dec 24

Scott’s Top Ten of 2013

Our personal top tens continue with the picks of Scott Robertson, one of the feature writers here on HalfBeard’s HUD. His experience with certain platforms and genres was a little more limited this year than that of HalfBeard or Matthew but he brought an important and distinct perspective to these awards. He’s also the only …

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Nov 11

What Battlefield 4 and CoD: Ghosts Mean For Gaming

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The early weeks of November have always been the most exciting when it comes to video games. With Christmas right around the corner, this month always features some prime releases that will be featured in some game of the year deliberations at the end of the year, ours included. But this year, the world of …

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Oct 29

4 Batman Villains That Deserve an Arkham Game

Two trilogies have played huge roles in the revival of the Batman franchise: Christopher Nolan’s film trilogy and the Arkham series from Rocksteady and Warner Bros. Montreal. The Batman has benefited also from some animated series and short films, but it was these two trilogies that saved the Dark Knight from a dim reputation involving …

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Oct 15

The 3 Best and 3 Worst Uses of Famous Actors in Video Games

I’m going to be real with you all. Early on in high school I had a huge crush on Ellen Page. This was a strange time for me, as I was first realizing I was becoming one of the kids who thought indie things were cool. I started listening to the Decemberists. I started wearing …

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Oct 04

Beyond The Glory: The Sports Game Ceiling: Part Two

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Woah, woah, slow down, have you read part one of this article yet? If the answer is yes, proceed onward. If the answer is no, well, go read it then. Now, based on the pre-release review scores of 2K14 seen around the Internet, the common opinion of 2K’s newest release is that while it is still …

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Sep 20

4 Potential Places and Protagonists of the Next GTA

It’s here. It’s finally here. Grand Theft Auto V is upon us at last, and it looks like Rockstar has made their biggest and best GTA yet. Three brand new protagonists have been given to us to cause chaos, explore, and dare I say it, occasionally complete missions. And as if we needed even more …

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Sep 16

Beyond The Glory: The Sports Game Ceiling: Part One.

It’s a dark day for a professional athlete when the analysts and professionals of sports media say that he or she has hit their ceiling. Now, most professional athletes who are paid great sums of money to do what they love for a living in front of adoring fans rarely have dark days, unless their …

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