Debunking the top 10 Kobe / Lebron myths and exposing the double standard

Kobe Bryant. It’s hard to imagine a more polarizing player. Kobe is arguably the most popular player of all time (possibly even more than Jordan due to his exposure in China). He has a massive legion of incredibly devoted fans, and he was the most well marketed player of his generation (due to no small… Continue reading Debunking the top 10 Kobe / Lebron myths and exposing the double standard

Top 25 greatest NBA players by position + other NBA rankings

Now that the NBA season has ended (and what a season it was!) now comes to time to revisit the top 100 greatest players of all time, as well as the top NBA players by position. I’ve decided to discard my old post on this since that post was made back in 2013, and this… Continue reading Top 25 greatest NBA players by position + other NBA rankings

Which do you find better, Japanese-made video games or Western-made ones, and why?

Totally depends on the genres. I think Western companies and Japanese companies excel at different genres.   FPS – Western companies own this one. Western companies have made groundbreaking and influential FPS games such as Doom, Quake, Duke Nukem 3D, Goldeneye 007, Battlefield, Far Cry, Crysis,Perfect Dark, Halo, Call of Duty, Fortnite, Overwatch, Unreal Tournament, Half-Life… Continue reading Which do you find better, Japanese-made video games or Western-made ones, and why?

Why did Japanese games start declining in innovation and execution compared to Western games starting in the 2000s?

Complacency and conservatism. Mega man developer Keiji Inafune himself remarked upon the decline of the Japanese video game industry a lot beginning in the 2000s and he took a lot of inspiration from Western video game companies who he looked up to, to try and focus Japanese towards doing more risky, innovative things, but that… Continue reading Why did Japanese games start declining in innovation and execution compared to Western games starting in the 2000s?

If you could rank your top 10 favorite watch brands, what would they be and why?

I’m going to have divide this into two sections – watch brands that I admire (but cannot afford), and watch brands that are affordable to me, that I personally own (< $3k) that I like. Watch brands that I admire (but cannot afford) (1) A Lange & Sohne absolutely gorgeous design, beautifully decorated, very very… Continue reading If you could rank your top 10 favorite watch brands, what would they be and why?