Articles tagged minigames

2 Nov 2008 // 10:00 PM

Animal Paradise

The relationship between player and animal is very disingenuous because the player is not really concerned with the animal beyond its basic aesthetic cuteness.

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13 Jul 2008 // 10:00 PM

Deca Sports

There's a psychological advantage to a game that allows you to play as yourself, or at least as someone created by yourself, as opposed to one that simply offers someone who looks a little like you.

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Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games

Seeing Sonic and Mario alongside each other in the same game is still a synapse fryer along the lines of seeing Mickey Mouse guest star as a cadaver on CSI. Something about it just...ain't...right.

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When Wii Sports was released 17 months ago, it set the standard for minigames, one that countless compilations since have never even approached. Can Hudson's latest attempt stand next to greatness?

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15 Jan 2008 // 10:00 PM

Rayman Raving Rabbids 2

Rayman Raving Rabbids 2 really shines in the multiplayer mode, as is to be expected with this sort of game.

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1 Jan 2008 // 10:00 PM

Hot Pixel

The concept of the core gameplay is meant to center on quick, fun, frantic minigames. The problem is, none of the games are quick, fun, or frantic.

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16 Dec 2007 // 10:00 PM

Viva Piñata: Party Animals

"Sometimes I like the minigames. I especially like Drink, Shake, and Burp. I only like the ones where you burp in them. BUUUUUURRRRP! Everybody's like brrrp, burrrrp, BUUUUUURRRRP!"

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//Mixed media

Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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