Archive for June, 2013

  • Welcome To The Goomba Squad

    Highlights from the week’s comment threads.

  • Limbo

    We’re giving away three copies of Limbo for the PlayStation Vita

    Limbo, everyone’s favorite monochromatic kid-killing platformer, has just made its way to the PlayStation Vita, and we’ve got three copies to give away. Just read the trivia question below, fire up your preferred electronic mail application, and send the answer to swagbag [at] gameological [dot] com before tonight at midnight, Eastern time. We’ll pick three […]

  • 8-Bit Pale Ale

    Tasting the retrogaming themed microbrew, 8-Bit Pale Ale

    Traditionally, I’ve paired classic games with the cheap macrobrews of the midwest. Nothing accentuates a mustachioed plumber from Brooklyn or rough-and-tumble twin brothers from the inner city like a Pabst Blue Ribbon or a Miller High-Life—urine-colored brews with the flavor of watered-down gasoline offset by a slight hint of aluminum. Both are tolerable when served […]

  • Alpaca Run

    Domesticated Bliss

    Alpaca Run is a game for the self-esteem generation.

  • Game & Wario

    Just What U Needed

    Game & Wario would have served the Wii U well seven months ago.

  • Rob Delaney

    Rob Delaney, comedian

    The prolific tweeter prefers to put the phone down when it’s time to play.

  • Mushroom Cloud

    Target Demo

    Mushroom Cloud offers a veritable menu of bombs, but the end result is the same.

  • Call Of Juarez: Gunslinger

    Here’s the lineup for next week’s edition of The Digest

    This month’s Digest was delayed by all the E3 festivities, but don’t worry, the chat-’n’-chew tradition continues. Here’s the lineup if you’d like to play along. First up, Drew Toal comes by to talk about Call Of Juarez: Gunslinger (pictured above), a cool downloadable spinoff to the Call Of Juarez western series. Next, Samantha Nelson […]

  • Monster Bash

    Slightly Frightening

    The Monster Bash theme hits a semi-scary sweet spot.

  • Rob Delaney's War Of Words

    140 Shades Of Gray

    Rob Delaney’s War Of Words is a strange retooling of Delaney’s profane, hypersexual Twitter feed.

  • Microsoft executive announces that players can sell all the goddamn used Xbox One games in the world, for all he cares

    Microsoft executive Don Mattrick published a missive on the official Xbox site today that walks back many of the restrictions that the Xbox One was going to place on used game disc sales and offline play. “We’ve listened to your feedback and made changes” is the stated message. “Fine, you can unplug your goddamn internet […]

  • Peter Molyneux Farts

    Respected game designer Peter Molyneux reviews iPhone fart apps for Game Informer

    Peter Molyneux is a game design icon. With his former studios Bullfrog and Lionhead, he invented and refined the God-game genre with works like Populous and Black And White. He also shepherded the Fable series through its ups and downs. Lately, in addition to running a new development house, 22 Cans, he’s become something of […]

  • Room Of 1000 Snakes

    Biting Humor

    Your impending doom is a punchline in Room Of 1000 Snakes.