Cheap and Dirty Gamer: Abobo’s Big Adventure is a Beefcake Sandwich with a Side of Vengeance Fries

The interwebs have been exploding with previews, trailers and all around glee at the arrival of the NES love fest that is Abobo’s Big Adventure. Despite the NES being the system that helped launch my obsession with gaming, the gods of ethical journalism have warned me about simply following the hype and praising this game without any sort… Continue reading

Co-op Clash: Contra: Where Rivals Became Friends

Throughout history there have been partnerships that have saved the universe. Bruce Willis and Ben Affleck. Tango and Cash. Hulk Hogan and Macho Man. But none of these duos have ever reached the heights of fame as well as infamy as two guys who go by the code names of Mad Dog and Scorpion. However,… Continue reading

Veks and Silence Review: Shoot Some Indie Zombies

It’s a known fact that the gaming industry is becoming over saturated with zombies. They’re spreading into every genre about as fast as the T-virus infection which created them all in the first place. On the positive side, zombies usually seem to contain more blood inside of them than is humanly possible making them quite… Continue reading

Difficulty Settings Part 2: Current Gen

If you played any game from my golden age of video games (8-bit era) then you know that each game had its own unique level of  challenge. I am sure that there is a lot of revisionist history when it comes to nostalgic games, but any gamer that grew up around a NES knows what… Continue reading

Gaming Cynic: Video Games are Unrealistic

Gaming Cynic – I woke up on the wrong side of the bed this morning. My usually jovial self will be taking a mental health day. Instead, I’ll be looking at everything in my life through a half empty glass. I’ll get over it, but my pissy mood wants to burn some bridges first. After… Continue reading

Hook into Fallen Frontier

One of the main reasons I bought an Xbox 360 last June was so I could finally get the chance to play the solid downloadable games like Shadow Complex. That game didn’t disappoint and I was starved for more downloadable titles of that level of quality. Finally, a similar game has come along and I… Continue reading