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I think it's pretty common knowledge that I love playing games in various forms and on various platforms. Consoles, PCs, mobile devices, and even board games.
While browsing through the App Store, I noticed a new game that seems pretty awesome. Virtual multiplayer jousting! Being obsessed with things like Game of Thrones and other medieval high fantasy genres, this is something that should be an immediate download for me.
Of course, I click it and see that it's free.... Read more →
Biggest on the slate was something we all knew was coming -- Nintendo's NFC figurines, known as "amiibo." Amiibo are very similar to Skylanders and Disney Infinity, though right now they look to be more of an add-on to compatible games than the center... Read more →
Tetris just hit a milestone and joined the "30" club. It's not a bad place to be, I begrudgingly joined it myself a few weeks ago. But enough about age and our progression towards receiving those tasteful AARP cards in the mail, let's talk blocks.
As Daniel Cooper reported today (http://www.engadget.com/2014/06/06/happy-30th-bir... the relatively simple (but also challenging) game was born out... Read more →
So the other day I was walking through an Urban Outfitters (I know, I know, ugh) and I spotted Tony Mott's 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die (published in 2010) on a table. I've seen this book before and I've always been a bit curious, especially in tallying which games on the list I've played. Now, I'm not going to buy a book just to satisfy a minor flash of curiosity, and my local library system doesn't seem to have it (I might... Read more →
So anyway, it's time for the latest update on my quest
Six months down and still doing this! If this was a New Year's resolution, it would be the most successful attempt I've ever made. Which might be why I didn't make it a resolution, because I actually wanted to stick with it.... Read more →
*tap tap* Hey, is this thing on?
Whenever I talk about Nintendo, it sounds like the audience gets smaller and smaller. We know this, Nintendo knows this, and despite this, they keep on keeping on.
No matter though, Nintendo recently released Mario Kart 8 for the Wii U! Those of us who grew up playing the original Super Mario Kart on the Super NES have very fond memories of the game. So, how does Mario Kart 8 compare to that classic game of the past?
If you've purchased... Read more →