Tuesday, February 24 2009
While plenty of games have been very clearly inspired by Super Mario 64, SPRay might be the first that's drawn so directly from the underrated Super Mario Sunshine.
Sunday, February 8 2009
For all the innovation in Mushroom Men, it is not applied in a way that suitably overcomes the inherent problems of the genre.
Sunday, November 23 2008
LittleBigPlanet: Gaming for a Web 2.0 world.
Sunday, November 9 2008
All of the platforming in Crash: Mind Over Mutant takes place in one continuously-generated world, with every area eventually accessible from every other area in that world.
Sunday, October 12 2008
Wario Land: Shake It! may be the best post-modern video game ever.
Thursday, August 28 2008
The organic, malleable gameplay that Braid offers is refreshing in the context of a game that superficially looks to be a platformer.
Sunday, June 22 2008
It's quite bizarre to see a game which in the concept sounds incredible -- playing as the dead, awakening to feed -- when the ultimate experience is so the opposite.
Monday, February 4 2008
Tools of Destruction excels in squeezing personality not just from ancillary characters, but from the levels and environments themselves.
Tuesday, December 18 2007
The charm that once made the original fun and interesting has worn thin now that the second and third sequels have come around.
Sunday, November 25 2007
Super Mario Galaxy might be the first time old-school gamers have to accept that, y'know, maybe gamers these days do have it better than they did.