Archive for January, 2013

  • Press [X] To Give Up

    Aging Bull

    Press [X] To Give Up is a Lynchian struggle against a relentless bull—and against yourself.

  • Bastion

    Go West, Young Man

    Bastion’s soundtrack blends Western twang with industrial whizz-bang.

  • Ni No Kuni

    Your head, your head, your head is on fire: 12 inconvenient body modifications in games

    Piercings, prosthetics, and other corporeal experiments that go too far.

  • Dungelot

    Fat Chance

    In Dungelot, it’s better to be lucky than good.

  • Magic The Gathering Appraisal

    Do You Believe In Magic?

    A lifelong collection of Magic: The Gathering cards offers few treasures.

  • Joe Danger Touch

    One Step Ahead

    Live out your Evel Kneivel fantasy with Joe Danger Touch.

  • Omerta

    Done To Death

    You want someone (or something) dead? This week’s games have you covered.

  • Black Ops

    Call Of Duty: Black Ops—“Nuketown”

    The beloved multiplayer stage has a bizarre origin story.

  • Corrypt

    Sticky Fingers

    Sokoban meets Fraggle Rock in the devilish Corrypt.

  • Ni No Kuni

    The Hand That Feeds

    Ni No Kuni: Wrath Of The White Witch offers up a magical, satisfying treat.

  • Shadowrun

    Cyberhack The Gibson

    Highlights from the week’s comment threads.

  • Temple Run 2

    Idol Pleasures

    Temple Run 2 puts your primate-fleeing cardio to the test.

  • Rachel Bloom

    Rachel Bloom, comedian

    The star of “Fuck Me, Ray Bradbury” has a way with words—just don’t ask her to draw you a picture.