For Our Consideration

  • Steamboat Willie

    Night At The Museum

    Nintendo would do well to learn from Disney Animation’s rise and fall.

  • Metroid Prime 2

    Feel The Pain

    “Bad” design can make for a more interesting game.

  • Star Wars: Episode I Racer

    Jedi Outcast

    A Star Wars racing game makes the case that The Phantom Menace wasn’t all bad

  • DuckTales Remastered

    You’ve Seen Everything

    DuckTales Remastered breaks the magic of the original by forcing you to see it all.

  • Pathfinder RPG

    A Monster Of Their Own Making

    Wizards Of The Coast tried for mass appeal when it released the fourth edition of Dungeons & Dragons. What the publisher got instead was a powerful new rival.

  • Mighty No. 9 promo image

    The Measure Of A Mega Man

    Video game characters deserve more respect than they’re getting from Keiji Inafune’s Mighty No. 9 campaign.

  • Misfits

    The Cure Is In The Cause

    An episode of the British TV show Misfits turns anti-game arguments around on themselves when video games are used to stop a game-inspired killer.

  • Sound Shapes

    Turn Me Right Round

    How Sound Shapes’ virtual turntable bridges the gap between pop music new and old

  • Chasing The Dragon

    Chasing The Dragon

    There will never be a “Roger Ebert of video games.” That’s a good thing.

  • Dishonored

    Stopping Short

    Too many video games overstay their welcome. Dishonored shows the value of letting go.

  • Resident Evil

    Use Your Illusion

    The goal for developers shouldn’t be the most detailed game world but rather the one that’s most convincingly alive.

  • Armikrog

    The Worm Turns

    The creator of Earthworm Jim is running a Kickstarter campaign for a new game, but his anti-gay comments make it tough to separate the art from the artist.

  • E3 2013 PlayStation press conference

    Once More Unto The Breach

    Sony makes a reasonable argument for one last gaming console.