Friday, November 4, 2011

Who Killed Video Games?

This is a typically long (and engaging) article from Tim Rogers about social gaming, and worth the time to read. I have been "playing" Adventure World recently, and his sharp critiques are right on the money. No pun intended. Read it at Insert Credit.

EDIT: And if you can manage to get through it (challenging), Rogers also posted his review of The Sims Social on

Thursday, September 8, 2011

Another Test Video

Hello, neglected blog. What do you think of this video?

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Whoops, There Goes June

Well I missed my one post/month quota for June. SIGH. This blog is dying.

Here is a list of existing and upcoming XBLA games that I am interested in buying. Because, you know, I'm so totally going to play the 7 or 8 games that I bought during the Steam Summer Sale to completion and I will need more stuff to play soon.*

Scott Pilgrim
Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet
Fruit Ninja Kinect
Islands of Wakfu
Rock of Ages
Marvel Pinball
Costume Quest
Zeno Clash UE
Burnout Crash
Retro City Rampage
Guardian Heroes

*will not play until children go to college

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Devs Speak Up

A fantastic collection of quotes from game industry notables appears on The Escapist today. I especially liked to see what these folks had to say about the industry's mistakes and missteps, but everything included in this feature is a good read.

Friday, April 29, 2011

Finish Him!!

I played Mortal Kombat for a little bit last night. Fun! But the tutorial? I couldn't finish it...I felt like such a noob! Then I looked on the web this morning and learned that I'm not the only one having this problem. Power Kombo fail? I need to get the timing right, I guess.

Monday, April 25, 2011

One Post Per Month

I shared this on Facebook, but it's so nice, I need to post it twice.