Sam Barsanti

Sam Barsanti


Sam Barsanti is a Wisconsin-based writer with an absurdly useful degree in Creative Writing. His work has appeared at Bitmob and GamesBeat, and he has helped the Literary Death Match encourage book-related violence worldwide. He hopes to someday become best friends with Optimus Prime.

By Sam Barsanti

  • Reggie Fils-Aime


    Fez II is dead, Star Wars: Battlefront isn’t coming anytime soon, and Nintendo fans turn to a man named Reggie.

  • Dive For Treasures

    In The Land Of Submarines

    Dive For Treasures turns piloting a submarine into a game of patience.

  • Ouya

    Never Gonna Give You Up

    The Ouya isn’t taking over the world, Denis Dyack won’t quit, and Microsoft keeps trying to make you like the Xbox One.

  • Halftime Report

    What is your favorite game of 2013 so far?

  • Miseria

    Stuck In Limbo

    Miseria is moody, but it’s a mood we’ve felt before.

  • Angry Birds Star Wars II teaser

    Scum And Villainy

    Angry Birds and Star Wars move on to the prequels, Firefly finally gets a video game, EA loses the NCAA in NCAA Football, and more.

  • A Player Obeys

    The much-derided final act of BioShock actually drives home one of its most important themes.

  • Major League Gaming broadcast desk

    This Isn’t SportsCenter

    Sony throws the PlayStation 3 a bone, the Xbox gets a new boss, and professional video game players take one step closer to becoming superstar athletes. Plus: Obsidian dreams of The Ultimate Video Game.

  • Broken Age


    Double Fine goes over budget, Microsoft tries to recover, and a PlayStation 2-era shooter returns from leave.

  • The Ouya console

    Stacking The Deck

    Forget the new consoles. This week is all about virtual trading cards and the Ouya.

  • Flip-flops

    Flip-Flop Weather

    Nintendo and Apple look to the future while Microsoft backtracks.

  • Xbox E3 2013 press conference

    Why Can’t We Be Friends?

    At E3 2013, everyone gangs up on Microsoft, everyone falls in love with Sony, and Nintendo is also there.

  • Metal Gear Solid V

    Kiefer Madness

    The voice of Solid Snake gets replaced, and the Xbox One gets more confusing.