Mar 1, 2013
Video Games Make You Complicit in Their Characters’ Actions, and That’s a Good Thing
Mature games may increasingly become truly “mature” in the sense that they challenge the player to grow up and think long and hard about the ramifications of their actions.
May 2, 2012
Let Balki Help You Chase Your Dreams In “Perfect Strangers: The Video Game”
The Perfect Strangers-inspired video game that you’ve always dreamed about is finally a reality.
Apr 2, 2012
BrowserQuest Lets You Relive the Days of Classic Video Games via HTML5 Goodness
16-bit nostalgia as well as more proof that Flash is becoming increasingly irrelevant and unnecessary in today’s web environment.
Mar 22, 2012
Thoughts on Mass Effect 3
Put simply, the more I reflect on my Mass Effect 3 experience, the more disappointed and underwhelmed I become.
Aug 24, 2011
A Couple of Excellent Portal Shorts
These two shorts explore the “Portal” universe is two very different ways, but they’re both awesome.
Jul 2, 2011
Why Parents (and Everyone Else) Should Be Glad SCOTUS Ruled in Favor of Violent Video Games
Apr 6, 2011
How Dragon Age 2 Undermines Its Own Narrative
Dragon Age 2 aims to tell an epic, involving storyline, but thanks to unreliable narration and poor plotting, it consistently prevents you from experiencing one.
Mar 1, 2010
Thoughts on Mass Effect 2
While Mass Effect 2 has topnotch graphics and voice acting, its biggest selling point remains the thorny, thought-provoking moral dilemmas that it places before the player.
Feb 24, 2010
My Gaming Setup
When you’ve got a newborn, and you want to play video games, you do what you need to do.
Jan 28, 2008
The Mass Effect “Controversy”
Fox News and Cooper Lawrence provide a perfect example of how to derail any sort of thoughtful discussion concerning sex, nudity, and violence in video games.