Category Archives: Video Games

We Wuz Samurai

Recently Ubisoft announced Assassin’s Creed Shadows, the next title in their overly-long-running series. This would normally attract little to no attention from me as I don’t particularly like the series and never have. The only two I played through to … Continue reading

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Doom Guy: Life in First Person Review

Doom Guy: Life in First Person by John Romero, Abrams Press, August 23rd, 2023 One of the better known books about video games is Masters of Doom by David Kushner which was published back in 2003 and which I read … Continue reading

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Moviebob’s Book: Blob by Blob

  Super Mario Bros. 3: Brick by Brick by Bob Chipman, Fangamer, 1st July, 2013 Why would I review a book that is not only out of print but seems to be one the author would mostly want to forget? … Continue reading

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Fable Reconsidered

Quite a while back now, I wrote a review of the original Fable, mostly based on the Anniversary version which released around the same time. I had also meant to review both Fable II and Fable III but never got … Continue reading

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The Games of 2023

The Games of 2022 were so mediocre that I found it necessary to write about two older games I played that year so I could fill out the post. One might point out that I didn’t play many new games … Continue reading

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Pikmin 4 Review

Pikmin 4 was officially announced late last year and released on July 21st which was almost a decade to the day after the release of Pikmin 3 in 2013. In between these two releases there was the mediocre spinoff for … Continue reading

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Do the Game Awards even know their categories?

This will be three video game related posts in a row but there hasn’t been much else to write about lately and this blog did start out with games as a focus. I hope to resume varied content again soon. … Continue reading

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The End of Zero Punctuation

The recent news that at The Escapist had layoffs followed by resignations of a number of other staff members, most notably Ben “Yahtzee” Croshaw means the end of Zero Punctuation, the game review video series he had been producing for … Continue reading

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A Decade without Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell

2013 was a notable year in gaming for quite a number of reasons. It saw the announcement and launch of both the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles following the unusually long seventh console generation. It was the last year … Continue reading

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The Baffling Design of Sonic Frontiers

Sonic the Hedgehog didn’t have the successful transition into 3D that the Super Mario Bros. series did. While Super Mario 64 set the standard and remains a fun and engaging game to this day, the same can not be said … Continue reading

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