Archive for November, 2012

  • Knightmare

    “Spellcasting: C-O-M-M-E-N-T C-A-T”

    Highlights from the week’s comment threads.

  • Casanova

    Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me

    Casanova is the world’s finest giraffe-kissing simulator.

  • Wyatt Cenac

    Wyatt Cenac, comedian

    The Daily Show correspondent is big into Hitman: Absolution ever since he accidentally killed George Washington.

  • Goblin Catcher

    Gotta Catch ’Em All

    Goblin Catcher, a sort of primordial Zelda, shows how simple an engaging game can be.


    Drum And Space

    VVVVVV’s soundtrack is an excursion into the danciest corners of the retro galaxy.

  • Dragon Vale

    In Praise Of Un-Addictive Games

    In a free-to-play world, addiction has become a banal commodity.

  • Randobot

    Good Luck With That

    Randobot leaves too much to chance.

  • Hitman: Absolution

    You’ve Got Options

    The branching possibilities of Hitman: Absolution recall the days of text-only games.

  • The Stuff Of Knightmare

    The Stuff Of Knightmare

    The strange TV show-video game hybrid that defined a moment in British kids’ television.

  • Mutant Alien Assault

    It’s The Bot That Counts

    In Mutant Alien Assault, one tin man stands in the way of space-alien chaos.

  • Ratchet And Crank: Full Frontal

    We’re Full

    Our post-Thanksgiving return to the gaming world brings out our inner sloth.

  • Adventure Time

    Members Only

    Adventure Time: Hey Ice King! is a game for those in the know.

  • Pendleton Ward

    Pendleton Ward, cartoonist

    The creator of Adventure Time says that games are best when they play with our expectations.