Category Archives: Video Games

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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Jagged Alliance 3 Review

It has been over twenty four years since Jagged Alliance 2 released on PC which was the last major game in the series though a stand-alone expansion Jagged Alliance 2: Unfinished Business was released in 2000 — a few years … Continue reading

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Four Notable Australian Games

Australia isn’t well known for video game development but it has a respectable history in the industry despite being (population wise), quite small. I could point the curious to this list on Wikipedia but it would only cause confusion. Many … Continue reading

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Dashing Sky Pirates: A Short Anthology

Crimson Skies by Eric S. Nylund, Mike Lee, Nancy Berman & Eric S. Trautmann Del Rey, October 1st, 2002  Of late, I’ve been reading a number of swashbucklers and related media and I’ve become particularly interested in fictional sky pirates. … Continue reading

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Hideo Kojima and Michael Bay

This is something I’ve been meaning to write about for at least ten years but never did. This is mostly because I didn’t feel I had my thoughts together enough to get my point across — and I may yet … Continue reading

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