Fuck 2014. [Read more…]
Here is the definitive Top 10 list for 2014, unless you have a different one, which is probably the actual definitive list. [Read more…]
You like games? I got your stinkin’ games. But here’s some other stuff first.
I get to make a game of the year list too! This was a pretty big year for me, and I’ve got a lot to talk about, so strap in! Please don’t hate my choices.
Hey, have you heard about Tomodachi Life? Maybe you have. It’s a quirky life simulator from Nintendo, headed to the 3DS later this year. Kinda like Animal Crossing, but with more user creation tools and agency. Yesterday, after some protestations, Nintendo explained that you wouldn’t be able to have a homosexual relationship in the game.
This is a problem.
The reasons that its a problem are, to me, obvious. The decision is needless and alienating. The statement in Nintendo’s press release is also one of the slimiest things I’ve ever seen emerge from a video game company. Thousands, if not millions of Nintendo fans will be poorly represented.
Here are five arguments I’ve seen in favor of Nintendo, and I’d like to address just why they’re all bullshit, one by one. Good? Good. [Read more…]
Everyone here really enjoyed the year of 2013 in games. There were some nice surprises along the way, great games that came out of nowhere, as well as some high-profile releases that lived up to, if not surpassed, our expectations. Games are great and we’re here to celebrate them. So, come with us on a little adventure…