Blog: Games, Again! – 09/04/19

Every year we wait for that time at the end of August when John Madden bestows his latest sports simulation on us, marking the beginning of video game season. This year the harvest has been bountiful and immediate. What I'm saying is that a lot of games came out recently and I'd like to talk about what I've been playing.

Blog: You Can’t Go Home Again – 08/28/19

It would be generous to say that I have any experience with World of Warcraft considering I've only played it for about a week almost a decade ago. But while the fervor around the 15 year-old game has waned in popularity from time to time, it hasn't stopped people from losing their minds over the release of World of Warcraft Classic.

Blog: Actual Human Physics – 08/21/19

On numerous occasions I've mentioned my particular fondness for physics-based wackiness, but looking through the history of this site I don't think I've actually talked about one of my favorite examples of that. If you haven't heard of it, allow me to put Human Fall Flat on your radar, because it's damn good fun.

Blog: Everyone Needs to Calm Down – 08/14/19

Late last year the Epic Games Launcher was released to much cynicism and side eyeing from the gaming audience. I won't lie, I was also incredibly skeptical of the product and for the most part I still am, but I am glad to see that there's some real competition in the PC games marketplace for once. Unfortunately, some people aren't...

Building a New Splinter Cell

if Hitman and Metal Gear could reboot themselves so successfully, Splinter Cell should be able to as well. While it's easy to say that Splinter Cell should just do the same thing those games did, it can't. There are fundamental differences in the way those games play that just don't translate perfectly. But if we were to cherry pick elements from either of those games to slot into a new Splinter Cell, I bet you'd come back with something pretty good...

Blog: A Hike I Like – 08/07/19

Last week, a delightful little game was released on Steam called A Short Hike. It's about your character, an anthropomorphic bird lady, who decided to get away from it all and head out to the mountains with her aunt. Your goal is simple: make your way to the top of the tallest mountain...