Archive for May, 2013

  • The Xbox One looks like an old VCR

    Unlike Sony—the company that held a PS4 unveiling at which they did not unveil the PS4—Microsoft was eager to give players a look at the new “Xbox One” hardware during their otherwise substance-free media event today. As you can see in this suspiciously perfect “photograph,” the console itself looks like a high-end VCR circa 1986. […]

  • Zoombies

    Zombie Zoology

    The zombie apocalypse meets Wild Kingdom in Zoombies: Animales De La Muerte.

  • Xbox logo

    Liveblog: Microsoft Unveils The Xbox 7000

    Or whatever they decide to call it.

  • Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D

    Banana Republic

    Donkey Kong fights back against rapacious tiki capitalists, leading a rash of cynical sequels promulgated this week by rapacious human capitalists.

  • Guacamelee!

    Games Of April 2013: Guacamelee!

    The title’s punctuation alone tells you this is going to be good.

  • Grand Theft Auto V

    From The Onion: Grand Theft Auto V Missions To Focus Largely On Tutoring, Community Outreach

    NEW YORK—Confirming months of speculation, developers at Rockstar Games revealed today that the missions in the upcoming Grand Theft Auto V video game will largely revolve around the player serving as a tutor and volunteering for various community outreach programs.

  • Bonsai Worlds

    Hurry Up And Relax

    Bonsai Worlds demands you do nothing, and fast.

  • Blod Dragon

    The goofy machismo of Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon is now available in sleek GIF form

    We here at The Gameological Society, like most people who spend too much time on the internet, are big fans of GIFs. We’re also fans of the positively silly Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon. Now, with the awesome power of Gameological Short Post technology, we have combined these two passions! Not every game lends itself […]

  • Grumpy Batman

    Warner Bros. releases a new trailer for Batman: Arkham Origins, and here is our in-depth analysis

    The publisher of Batman: Arkham Origins released the game’s first full-length trailer today. It’s a five-minute glimpse of the highly anticipated follow-up to Batman: Arkham Asylum and Arkham City, two generally excellent works that broke a long streak of crummy Batman games. Now, any rube can simply watch the video above and see that there […]

  • Adventure Time

    Keep Games Weird

    Pac-Man, Sonic, Luigi, and Adventure Time are getting new games. But who cares about that when a new Incredible Machine is in the works?

  • Left: Rob Landeros and Graeme Devine in 1994. Right: Rob Landeros in 2010

    Rob Landeros, co-creator of The 7th Guest

    A pioneer of 1990s CD-ROM games plots a comeback for his beloved haunted-mansion games.

  • Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon

    Games Of April 2013: Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon

    Just when you think ’80s nostalgia has reached its peak, a work of retro genius like Blood Dragon comes along.

  • Google partners with electronic music legend Giorgio Moroder for new game that requires only five smartphones

    This week, Google launched its latest game experiment, RACER, a minimalist slot car-style racing game for two to five players. You may remember the company’s last attempt at this sort of thing, a suite of browser games that used smartphones and tablets as controllers. RACER is a little different. Instead of using your mobile device […]