Top Lists of 2016: The List Resort

Top Lists of 2016: The List Resort

Jan 13, 2016

Everyone loves lists; I myself made a list for the Christmas period and January is inundated with lists of things to look at, forward to, over and out. But what you really need is a list of what lists are the best lists; so I’ve listed a few of these lists in a list for your convenience. LIIIIIIIIIISSSSSSSSSSTTTTTTTTTTSSSSSSSSSS!!!!!!!!!! 1. The ones to watch...

THAT Hotline Miami 2 scene: Brave or stupid?

THAT Hotline Miami 2 scene: Brave or stupid?

Mar 16, 2015

That scene in Hotline Miami 2. You know, that scene. The one that Dennaton Games, caught with their proverbial pants down when it was first seen long before release, assured everybody “it’s not what it looks like” about. I haven’t played the game yet, so am in no position to comment on how it is presented in context; but a great many people who...

You, Me, & DLC. Part four: Whose Game Is it Anyway?

You, Me, & DLC. Part four: Whose Game Is it Anyway?

May 18, 2012

As Mass Effect fans hold their collective breath waiting for BioWare’s extended Mass Effect 3 endings (many doubtless sharpening their knives as they watch the horizon), the issue of who has a right to what in videogames remains an issue for many. It’s an important topic that reaches far beyond one game or series, and one that will become more...

What on Mobius is up with Sonic 4?

What on Mobius is up with Sonic 4?

May 14, 2012

Sixteen years is a long time.1994 to 2010; that’s the kind of break we’re talking about with the original Sonic the Hedgehog series. In the realm of videogames, that’s long enough to go from Doom to Black Ops. The first three games (and echidna-powered expansion pack) were a distant memory at this point, but some held on to a simple truth: To...

Videogames are childish (and so they should be)

Videogames are childish (and so they should be)

Dec 16, 2011

A criticism often aimed at videogames is that they’re childish. This description is a ball of contempt flung at the industry as a whole by those who know little of it, and understand even less. It’s also a common criticism within certain areas of the videogames fanbase, with some games – Super Mario titles, for example – often dismissed with a...