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Resident Evil 5 Rumored Release, Miyamoto Saves the Games Industry with Wii Fit

May 27, 2008

Hope you had a good memorial day weekend.  Since we were last together I’ve: Turned 27 Played a show with my band that went really well Thrown out my back (it’s getting better, thanks for asking) Finished Penny Arcade Adventures Episode 1 Gotten back into Oblivion for the 3rd time I also forgot to mention […]

Bioshock 2 Announced

March 12, 2008

No one’s surprised, but Take Two has officially announced Bioshock 2.  Fall 09 is their target release date, and Ken Levine will be involved. It’s to be expected, but it’s still good news.  Bioshock was one of the best games of last year, hands down.  I can’t wait to return to Rapture. Check out the […]


December 19, 2007

As we’re sitting in the last 15 days of 2007, it’s only natural that we look back at the year that was, and ahead to the year that will be.  2007 was an amazing year for video games, especially in the last half of the year–Halo 3, CoD4, the Orange Box, Assassin’s Creed, Bioshock, Super […]

Why Do You Play Games?

December 4, 2007

  There are times that I browse the internet and realize that some of the things that people are writing about games are so insightful and so relevant that I wonder why I even bother.  Both Tycho and Gabe’s posts on why they play games, and the discussion about how we all differ in what […]

What’s Wrong With Our Boss Fights?

October 8, 2007

  Level Up is a blog written by N’Gai Croal for the publication Newsweek.  Together with MTV’s Steven Totilo, he engages is thoughtful discussion about everything game mechanic related.  This week, they spoke quite a bit about the evolution of Boss fights in games, and what needs to happen for the industry to move forward. […]

Big Daddy Is Going Down…Wrench Style!

September 14, 2007

For those of you who have played Bioshock, you know the fear of taking on a Big Daddy.  When that light switches from yellow to red, it’s time to get serious.  Personally, my favorite tactic is to unload six heat seeking RPG’s at that freak of nature–I don’t mess around.  But check out this guy, who […]