Archive for May, 2013

  • The Night Of The Rabbit

    The Me Amigos

    In this week’s new releases, aid comes from not just your friends but also your replicant self, a giant terrifying bunny aristocrat, and off-brand Teletubbies.

  • Fuse

    Things That Make You Go Boom

    Fuse strikes a G.I. Joe pose but forgets to pack a personality with the guns.

  • Super Mario Bros. 3

    Super Mario Bros. 3 (1988): Level 5-3

    The other shoe never drops.

  • Star Command

    Space Madness

    Star Command proves that running a spaceship isn’t as easy as it looks.

  • We want your questions about Capcom’s latest game, Remember Me

    Every once in a while we like to do a little something extra with our game reviews, something we like to call a “Review Check-In.” And we want to do them more often. Here’s how it works: We ask you what you’d like to know about an upcoming game, we pick our favorite questions, and […]

  • Final Fantasy IX

    Player discovers a new Final Fantasy IX side quest, 13 years later, after bothering to read the strategy guide

    Thirteen years after the role-playing game Final Fantasy IX was released on the PlayStation, an astute fan has discovered a side quest that appears to have gone unnoticed by players outside Japan. The quest revolves around an unusual family whose members keep getting lost when they go looking for the other members of the family […]

  • Xbox One


    Microsoft made a mess of the Xbox One reveal last week. Now that the dust has settled, here’s what we know (and what we don’t).

  • Susan O'Connor

    Susan O’Connor, game writer

    The industry veteran and writers’ advocate has looked into the future of video games, and her frustrations are at a breaking point.

  • The Gameological button

    We’re taking the day off, but enjoy this leftover Digest silliness

    As you’ve probably noticed by now, Gameological is off today in observance of Memorial Day. For real, we are observing the hell out of this day right now. We’ll be back tomorrow, starting with an interview you won’t want to miss. In the meantime, here are some odds and ends left over from last week’s […]

  • Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon

    Superhorsing Around

    Highlight from the week’s comment threads.

  • Shelter

    Judging by this new trailer for Shelter, it might end up being the best badger-based game ever

    The Sweden-based boutique studio Might And Delight released a trailer this week for their upcoming work, Shelter. It’s a game about woodland varmints that looks promising. Even in this unfinished state, the game has an alluring sense of motion to it. From the first moments of the clip above, I was drawn in by the […]

  • Pressing The Issue

    ButtonX20 is all about push-button simplicity—except it’s not that simple.

  • Comment Cat

    Chiptunes Explained

    Did you know musicians use old game-console sound chips to make new music? Chalkdust et al. explain it all in the comments.