Archive for March, 2013

  • Dyad

    Aural Histories: Shawn McGrath and David Kanaga, creators of Dyad

    The creators of Dyad talk about finding the meaningful realism in their synesthetic game.

  • The Button Affair

    No, Mr. Bond, I Expect You To Die

    In The Button Affair, death is a variation on a theme.

  • Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2

    One Shot, Four Kills

    War in space. War in the heavens. War in the jungle. Fist war. Wake me up when there’s a war on tacos.

  • God Of War: Ascension

    The Gods Have Abandoned Us

    Kratos returns in God Of War: Ascension, but it’s not the same Kratos anymore.

  • Depression Quest

    The Great Black Wave

    Depression Quest is a fight to maintain hope.

  • Tomb Raider

    Episode 11: The Generation Gap

    We read the early tea leaves on Sony’s “next-gen” console and debate the merits of a rebooted Tomb Raider.

  • SimCity

    The Death And Life Of Great Simulated Cities

    SimCity proves to be the best and worst of times.

  • Synchronicity

    Highlights from the week’s comment threads.

  • Plunger

    Taking The Plunge

    Plunger sucks, but in a good way.

  • June Diane Raphael on Burning Love

    June Diane Raphael, comedian

    The star of Burning Love won’t let a busted printer stand in the way of her daily crossword.

  • Puzzle Restorer

    A Touch Of Madness

    Puzzle Restorer draws a fine line between frustration and fun.

  • Little Nemo

    Dream Theater

    Even the nightmares on Little Nemo: The Dream Master’s soundtrack are warm and charming.

  • Assassin's Creed III: Liberation

    Not Again

    We’ve had enough of these tedious game design tropes.