As the Wii U game drought of 2013 continues, you may have noticed a shiny new downloadable title available in the Wii U eShop. But what is Toki Tori 2, … Read More
Over the past few months I’ve slowly been reentering the world of PC gaming, thanks to the new gaming computer I bought to replace the depressingly out-of-date laptop that was … Read More
Its always a strange feeling diving into a series that has already established itself, especially if you had no knowledge of it beforehand. Sword of the Stars was a series … Read More
Crystal Dynamic’s reboot to the popular Tomb Raider series has been long in the making, but the wait is finally over and Lara Croft is back. Was it … Read More
Something about top-down games has always grabbed my interest. Some of my most fondly-remembered games from my childhood are games like Grand Theft Auto (and its sequel), Alien Breed, Chaos … Read More
While a lot of people may complain about Call of Duty for being the shooter equivalent of Madden, I have to give it some respect for essentially revolutionizing first-person shooter … Read More
I press my back up against the doorway to the next room. Three men on the other side. One is standing with his back to the door, another facing him. … Read More
Ever since I was little and I used to secretly play the Grand Theft Auto demo hidden on a PC Gamer demo disc when my parents weren’t looking, I always … Read More
Kickstarter has done some wonderful things for the world of video games recently. From Tim Schafer’s newest project to the return of the Infinity Engine RPG (I’M SO EXCITED), Kickstarter … Read More
One of us used to play Counter-Strike at LAN parties, the other had never played it before. What did we think of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (aka CS:GO)?
Kate: You have … Read More
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“Don’t judge a book by its cover,” the saying goes.
This age-old idiom originally meant you shouldn’t judge a person by their shabby clothing. But in a literal sense, I … Read More
Super Mario, Pac-Man, and Sonic The Hedgehog are three of the most recognizable icons in gaming, and their careers contain some interesting parallels.
They also happen to perfectly represent … Read More
Long before Carmen Sandiego or The Oregon Trail…
…there was The Sumerian Game. Designed for grade schoolers in 1964, it was as innovative as it is forgotten.
I discovered … Read More
I’m certain that Where In The World Is Carmen Sandiego? is the most confusing series in the history of video games. Different versions of a game might have the same … Read More
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