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Thursday, October 11 2007

Stranglehold

Stranglehold resembles Hard Boiled in that it, like the film, seems largely a series of very pretty, very stylish action sequences unified by only the thinnest veneer of a plot and motivations for characters.


Thursday, February 23 2006

Xbox Live Arcade

When American 'entrepreneurs' steal game designs from foreign countries, they usually repackage it with stupid names like Snood.


Thursday, November 4 2004

Mortal Kombat: Deception

At first, the violence ruffled feathers, but with time the uproar over violence began to focus on other games, and Mortal Kombat became increasingly irrelevant.


Wednesday, July 14 2004

Psi-Ops: The Mindgate Conspiracy

This sort of tired and hackneyed plotting and game play is exactly why the B-movie comparison must be made.


Tuesday, June 29 2004

NBA Ballers

Its erasure of racism, its fetishization of an imagined black cultural aesthetic, its glorification of excessive materialism, its celebration/demonization of black athletes as focused solely on bling-bling, and its treatment of women as sexual objects of possible acquisition, are all troubling.


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