Gua-Le-Ni Review: Flippin’ Blocks for Science!

Look out, it’s a Lob-Hog! Or is it a Wart-Ster? I’m not sure, but it’s all a part of Gua-Le-Ni, or: The Horrendous Parade, the inaugural game from Italian game developer Double Jungle. In this new puzzle game for the iPad the idea is to manipulate the order and orientation of a few “taxonomy cubes”… Continue reading

Gamer’s Journey: Robotic Operating Buddy

Ever since I was a child, I wanted to see the Robotic Operating Buddy for the NES, or R.O.B, in action. I’d seen about half of the pieces floating around my house growing up, but it always seemed like there wasn’t quite enough there to make it work. This thing looked like an awesome toy,… Continue reading

Pixels and Rocket Science: An Interview with The Last Rocket Creator, Shaun Inman

Being an interactive developer, I’ve been following Shaun Inman for quite a while. He fills that much coveted role of designer/developer/problem solver/creator of all great things very well, and in my industry, that’s the kind of person you want to pay attention to and learn from all you can. Recently he started talking more and… Continue reading

Baby Monkey (Going Backwards on a Pig) Review: All is Right in the World

Internet memes. They’re everywhere now, popping up by the second. One moment you see a turtle humping the crap out of a shoe, quickly followed by a man playing WoW and running to his death while screaming his name. The fact is, the mainstream media is saturated with them now as we have no less than… Continue reading

Just 5 More Minutes: Kirby’s Dream Land

I need to talk today about a moment that is important in the life of every young gamer. When we’re young, we have all sorts of influences on our gaming habits. We may have parents who play, older siblings we watch play, or even friends at school we play with. At some point later you… Continue reading