October 2021
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Broken Promises And Exceeded Expectations

I received my copy of SimCity from Amazon on Monday.  If this had been a console game, I would have been happy that I got to play it a day early.  But as it was, I knew that… Continue reading

Foreclosure Of A Dream

Darksiders II

On Wednesday, January 23rd THQ auctioned off most of its studios and assets.  For all intents and purposes, that was the day they ceased to exist.  I’m sure you will see the name pop… Continue reading

Top 10 JRPGs

The JRPG (Japanese Role Playing Game, for the uninitiated) has been my favorite genre for many years.  Unfortunately it’s a genre that has been mostly neglected on the current generation of consoles, but there have still been some great… Continue reading

The Collapse of the House of Lies

This past weekend, I bought a Wii-U.

Those of you who don’t know me very well probably don’t think much of that.  Those that do are probably pointing & laughing right about now, because I’ve been saying since the… Continue reading

Top 10 Games of 2012

…that I’ve played.  There’s only one of me, and there’s only so many hours in the day, so a lot of games that released this year I just haven’t been able to get around to.  On that note,… Continue reading

2012 Video Game Underdog Awards

This year is starting to wind down, so I’m going to be using my posts to call out games I think deserve special mention for either good or bad, ending with my overall top 10 games of 2012.  This… Continue reading

Siren’s Call

Gadgets are funny things.  You can’t eat them, you can’t wear them, and although technically possible it’s not really feasible to build a home out of them.  Yet many of us claim we can’t function without them.  … Continue reading

The One(s) That Got Away

My newfound focus on retro gaming lately has left me pining for some of the games and consoles I once owned but decided to let go of at some point.  Some of those I don’t really miss that much… Continue reading

Unicorns, Yeti and Unbiased Reviewers

Stargate SG-1 – the best sci-fi television series ever, and that’s a fact!

I am biased.  I prefer Coke to Pepsi.  I think the Stargate series is far better than either Star Wars OR Star Trek.  And… Continue reading

Retro Redux

This past weekend, we learned a very painful lesson in emulation – sometimes, it just plain doesn’t work.  My wife had been wanting to play Silent Hill 2.   We had looked into the recently released HD collection, but… Continue reading