Chris Compendio

Chris is a writer, a filmmaker, content creator, and gamer. One day, he hopes to be a funny person as well. He is a Nintendo fanboy, but he also plays his PlayStation 4 often, while his Xbox One gathers dust. He is not a professional Smash Bros. player, but he has lost to several of them. You can read his thoughts on movies, television, and pop culture in general on his website, Bad Haircut Productions.
  • Far Cry 5 is Another Cautionary Tale of American Extremism

    The “Far Cry” series has taken players to a different location in every game. Even so, the games in the series have something in common – their depiction of violence juxtaposed with beautiful exotic landscapes. And in recent “Far Cry” entries, violence stems from zealotry. “Far Cry 3” prominently...
  • The Promise of the Nintendo Switch, Nearly Three Months Later

    After a major misstep with the Wii U, Nintendo had to excite and win back core gamers. Nothing was immediately forthcoming. The fanbase was greeted with 19 months of silence before the whispers of the Nintendo Switch appeared. What was the mysterious “NX” console? Nintendo was keeping the concept...