Category Archive: Scott’s Articles

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 27

Behind the Beard: HalfBeard’s HUD 2013 GOTY Debates

I’ll warn you all up front, this video is long and occasionally incoherent, be prepared.

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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