• Super Mario RPG

    Just For Show

    The ending of Super Mario RPG: The Legend Of The Seven Stars hints that the constant conflict of the Mushroom Kingdom is actually a happy equilibrium.

  • Drunk Marston

    Inebriated Olympics

    Highlights from the week’s comment threads.

  • Game That Tune: Silent Hill 3

    Fear Of Music

    A rock song from Silent Hill 3 betrays the game’s despondent atmosphere…or does it?

  • Scribblenauts Unlimited

    The Universe According To Scribblenauts

    Who is the strongest being of all time, real or imagined? It’s everything vs. everything in the ultimate Scribblenauts Unlimited battle royale.

  • Pokemon X

    Who’s The Real Monster?

    With a new installment on the horizon, Drew considers the morality of Pokémon-on-Pokémon violence.

  • Battlestar Galactica board game art


    It spices up the action when one board game player is working against the rest, but the result can be more stressful than fun.

  • Link

    The Missing Link

    Everything is getting a sequel, from Zelda and Mario (surprise) to Mega Man (kind of) and Half-Life (probably not)

  • Metroid Prime 2

    Feel The Pain

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

  • Birdo


    Highlights from the week’s comment threads.

  • Game That Tune: Bloody Tears, Castlevania series

    All You Need Is Blood

    A signature Castlevania track invites you to shake your booty while you vanquish evil.

  • Cactuar

    Why Can’t We Be Friends?

    What creatures do you wish you didn’t have to fight?

  • NBA 2K14

    Basketball Jones

    A few games try to keep their head above water in Grand Theft Auto V’s white and turbid wake.

  • Star Wars: Episode I Racer

    Jedi Outcast

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