25 Hour Game-a-thon for Children's Hospital Can gaming help those in need? The answer is a resounding YES! Each year the Extra Life organization puts on a game-a-thon where gamers, like you and me, play games for 24 hours to raise money for their local children's hospital. All of the proceeds from the event go... Continue Reading →
Who doesn't play video games? While you're rescuing princess, flinging birds, and shooting bad guys how much attention do you pay to the music in the game? We highlight 5 amazing video game albums that you must get. 5 Amazing Video Game Albums #5 Video Games Live Level 2 by the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra... Continue Reading →
In the Simpsons Reverend Lovejoy's wife Helen is known for saying "What about the children?! Won't somebody please think of the children!?" This is exactly what Ben Gerber, Scott Lazzari, and I did on October 20, 2012. We participated in the Extra Life 24 Hour Game-a-thon to raise money for children who need medical help.... Continue Reading →
This past week I downloaded Red Dead Redemption for my Xbox 360. Each hour spent tapping X, Y, A, and B taught lessons, which great wargames should emulate. In my brief time with riding through the wild west gathering flowers, killing outlaws, and playing poker I glimpsed behind the game design curtain. Some of the... Continue Reading →
...try, try again. And again. And again. And again.
So, how does it stack up? Sadly, not as well as I'd have liked but one has to remember that this is a $15 game not a $60 full-fledged release. That said, there are things that are severely irksome about the game. The bottom line is that while, yes it is definitely a flawed game, it's still a fun game.
Ever thought about buying yourself a tropical island? Well now you can. Playstation Home offers your very own Loco Island complete with lots of little Locos to be your friends and amuse you. Read on to discover paradise...
My all time favorite game for the DS is just about to get a new installment. Scribblenauts was one of the few games that ate up more than three or four hours on my DS and actually caused a bit of ire between my wife and I as we made desperate run/jumps for it after the kids went to bed.