October 23, 2013
In preparation for The Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt, I am reimmersing myself in the rich, detailed world that CD Projekt Red has created. How has it held up over the years? The answer should not surprise you.
October 12, 2012
A methodical and meditative puzzle game, Zen Bound 2 presents a new direction for the genre.
August 6, 2009
Total Recall is loosely based on the movie of the same name. If you haven’t seen it yet, do yourself a favor and rent it now. It’s B-Movie Sci-Fi schlock at it’s finest.
July 30, 2009
Save Earth from the threat of an alien species… yada, yada, yada – same old plot, but what does Crystal Dynamics do to make Total Eclipse interesting?
July 23, 2009
Batman Returns the video game roughly follows the plot of the Tim Burton movie of the same name. Batman battles waves of villains, culminating with a fight to save Gotham from The Penguin’s reign of terror. Oh yeah, Catwoman is around too to spice things up.
July 16, 2009
Gex, originally for the 3do, is a side scrolling masterpiece full of television-culture satire and humor. Set in five different genres of television and movies, Gex must wander through each level and each world seeking out TV remotes to allow him to advance to the next stage.
July 9, 2009
The planet of Gunstar 9 is in peril. An evil bastard has stolen 4 gems and is going to use them to destroy the planet unless we stop him. I think. It’s really not important. We don’t play side- scrolling shooters for the plot.
June 25, 2009
Donald is browsing Uncle Scrooge’s library when he stumbles on a treasure map. In an effort to impress his lady, he throws on some Indiana Jones garb and hops a plane with Huey, Dewey, and Louie to find it. Little does he know, Big Bad Pete is on his trail.
June 19, 2009
The game picks up two years after the events of Ghostbusters II. The museum is about to unveil a new Gozer exhibit, (really? Gozer? the museum curator should be fired) when a wave of paranormal energy is unleashed, causing mayhem throughout New York.
June 11, 2009
David Crane, creator of the legendary Pitfall!, brings us the unique game about a boy and his faithful pet. A shape-shifting, jellybean eating, alien blob. Who didn’t have one of those as a kid? It seems there’s trouble on Blobert’s home planet and it’s up to our titular duo to stop it.
June 4, 2009
Kung Fu is one of those games that every gamer must own. It is a crucial part of the library, much as scotch is for a connoisseur of fine liquors. Although the story may be simple and the game is quick, the effect is everlasting.
May 28, 2009
Road Rash is one of those games that will forever be beloved by everyone as a true gem of its day. The perfect blend of racing and violence, Road Rash pushed the proverbial envelope for what a racing game can offer. Set in the grunge days of the early-mid 90′s, this game reflects counterculture, subculture, and the periods’ unwillingness to conform.
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