Tried It: The Binding of Isaac

Indie games have not really been a part of my gaming repertoire due to various reasons: most of them being couch-lazy. I prefer the console, and I spend many nights in the dark with my cocktails playing online with my friends on Xbox LIVE. Out of the Horrible Night staff I am probably one of… Continue reading

I Learned Something Today: Alan Wake

Don’t you hate it when you question yourself? When you can’t trust your own eyes? When you can’t even recognize your own words that you’ve written? Can you even trust the lessons of Alan Wake? The Lessons of Alan Wake Lose it locally, not while traveling Always carry a flashlight Don’t buy coffee Don’t be… Continue reading

Cheap and Dirty Gamer: The Several Journeys of Reemus or Medieval Extermination Adventures

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Point and click adventure games have a special place in my heart being that my introduction to PC gaming was the result of getting King’s Quest IV for Christmas back in the days before girls were more interesting than Legos. Unfortunately, the genre tends to get overlooked by the fiery-blooded youth of today’s gaming world…. Continue reading

Assassin’s Creed: Revelations Review: These Old Bones

The latest installment of the Assassin’s Creed franchise takes you on a journey in which Ezio Auditore’s story is ending. He’s much older and somewhat “retired.” Yet, in Assassin’s Creed: Revelations, he will find himself in one more adventure and a race against time. What about Desmond Miles? He’s been the “puppet master” in the Animus as… Continue reading

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword Review: Learning To Fly

The Wii is fading, no question. In a generation that revolves around online play and high-definition graphics, the Wii has become more of a party system for casual gamers. It just wasn’t putting out the memorable gaming experiences that made Nintendo such a household name in the first place. That’s what makes The Legend of… Continue reading

Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception Review: Meet Drake at the Oasis

Indiana Jones is a classic movie icon and it’s no surprise this character has inspired so many others to trot around the globe looking for lost treasures and civilizations. Naughty Dog’s Uncharted series really plays like the PlayStation 3’s version of Jones. Nathan Drake oozes charm and humor in similar ways, except the signature whip… Continue reading

I Learned Something Today: Ninja Gaiden II (2008)

Being a social worker, I’m beginning to get a bit nervous about the proposed cuts being lobbied for in the budget reform bill. While helping those less fortunate is an occupation respected by most, that admiration goes out the window once it comes down to cost. The fact of the matter is, I may need… Continue reading

L.A. Noire Review: Sauntering Deliciously Towards Perdition

You’re a soldier, told by your motherland that you’re defending it from the forces of evil. Despite the horrors of what you must do, you persevere in your belief that you’re fighting for Right; that belief is reinforced at every turn by the society you fight for. You emerge victorious and you come home. You’re… Continue reading