Sunday, January 29 2012
This year was a year when something called Lesbian Spider-Queens of Mars could be celebrated alongside the latest Gears of War game. This was a year in which one of the most reviled games, Dragon Age II, was also one of the most revered.
Wednesday, April 16 2008
While video games will always adopt varying levels of verisimilitude, the Wii presents a novel challenge to the conventional consciousness, and that is an attack on realism.
Tuesday, May 27 2014
The Mario Kart series also isn't about getting the best time. It's about experiencing great moments.
Wednesday, March 5 2014
The original Donkey Kong is a difficult game. Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze is ruthlessly difficult.
Monday, August 20 2012
Rescuing the princess is an afterthought. New Super Mario Bros. 2 is about the sheer joy of playing a game.
Monday, June 27 2011
I just want to play a game, not perform activities. It feels like the games industry wants to build some sort of “activity machines” instead of game machines.
Thursday, April 21 2011
The 3DS hardware is successful in many ways, but with no killer app as yet, it's difficult to view the device as a must have.
Tuesday, November 25 2008
For all intents and purposes, Art Style: Rotohex is Tetris with triangles.