Archive for January, 2013

  • Mega Man 3 and Ratchet & Clank

    Second In Command Line: Mega Man 3 and Ratchet & Clank

    Robot sidekicks make the future less lonely.

  • PlayStation 2

    In Memoriam

    Highlights from the week’s comments threads.

  • Ice Beak

    To Hell And Beak

    Clean up the inferno one snowball at a time in Ice Beak.

  • Thomas Middleditch

    Thomas Middleditch, comedian

    The Shakespearean improviser laments the overwhelming vastness of open worlds.

  • Knightly Adventures

    Knightly Adventure Is Awfully Repetitive

    Knightly Adventure is awfully repetitive.

  • Kid Icarus

    Flying High

    The Kid Icarus theme reaches piercing heights of sound.

  • PlayStation 2

    It Did One Thing Well

    A eulogy for the PlayStation 2, the last of the single-purpose gizmos.

  • Mindless

    Allegory Action

    In Mindless, no mind is an island.

  • Star Trek: The Next Generation

    Games Go To Hollywood: Star Trek: The Next Generation, “The Game”

    The sci-fi show’s frisbee-tuba orgasm game exposes our societal fears of addiction.

  • Hundreds

    Zero, My Hero

    Hundreds is a brain game for your fingers and vice versa.

  • The Sims 3: Monte Vista

    New Year, New Calzone

    Eat up the dregs of this year’s early releases.

  • Jekyll And Hyde

    Internal Affairs

    Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde presents two sides of the same awful coin.

  • Middle Manager Of Justice

    Humdrum Heroism

    Middle Manager Of Justice is as tedious as the world it satirizes.