Penny Arcade Adventures: On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness – Episode 3 Review: So Slick

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The latest Penny Arcade game plays like a greatest comedic hits, smashing mimes, hobos, and fruit-loving robots between toasted slices of bread and then punching that sandwich until you can’t even tell what it used to be anymore. Zeboyd Games further continues the adventures of Tycho and Gabe after Hothead Games’s last entry, albeit with a different… Continue reading

Shiniest Objects: We Were Heard

Last week was historical. The internet, including plenty of gaming websites, banded together in protest of SOPA and PIPA and by weeks end both bills were put on hold indefinitely. The war isn’t over, but that was a pretty impressive victory. Locally, we debuted our latest podcast show as well as two additional episodes to… Continue reading

Shiniest Objects: Bad Last Year Pun

News kept right on happening as our crew took the week off, but not before announcing our Games of the Year winners! Every day we are on the look out for the most interesting news items in the gaming industry. Some make it on the site as headlines, and the articles that just miss the… Continue reading

Gamers Care to the Sum of $2 Million for Child’s Play Charity in 2010

Last year was another record breaking year for Child’s Play, the annual toy drive charity founded by Penny Arcade. Gamers helped raise $2,294,317 in donations to the charity. Child’s Play works with children’s hospitals around the country and through a partnership with Amazon, donations are able to be delivered directly to the children’s hospital of… Continue reading

Poker Night at the Inventory Review: Cheaper and Funnier Than Vegas

We’ve had a lot of debates this year about the value of your gaming dollar. I can’t say for sure that the game behind Poker Night at the Inventory is technically worth charging for when other games include it within their larger game for free. I can say if you have no interest in poker… Continue reading