Inventory Check! Nice Day on the Mario Kart Bonus Beach with Benjamin Briggs

The last time I heard from Benjamin Briggs, he had me chilling out to some smooth Animal Crossing beats. His latest album though, not only tugs at the nostalgic strings of my gaming memories, but it will make you long for a nice ride on the beach. Mario Kart: Bonus Beach – “A Tropical Party Mix”… Continue reading

Just Ask: The Season for a 3DS Upgrade

Question: My 5 year-old son and I enjoy spending time together playing his DS. He really enjoys the classic Super Mario World and The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks. I also really enjoy that there are a lot of used games for the DS to choose from. We are not ready for the family to… Continue reading

REPLY TO ALL: Awkward Gaming Conversations

The holidays can introduce some interesting conversations and awkward moments between family and friends. What types of awkward video game conversations have you been caught up in non-gaming family members or friends? Want in on the weekly conversation? Every Wednesday we pose a question on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+. You can answer from Wednesdays through Mondays… Continue reading

REPLY TO ALL: Reality Kills

Maybe we are taking this a bit too seriously lately. But let’s face it, when things get real, gamers are better prepared for extreme situation than any subculture. When aliens with time controlling power-ups attack we will be right there on the frontlines, behind Ethan. So let’s face our fears and throw out the game… Continue reading

REPLY TO ALL: Are You A Completionist?

We’ve talked a lot about achievement whoring, but I want to talk to your inner-completionist. Tell me about the games that you beat time and time again and discovered every last glitchy corner of. JDevL There’s a definitive moment when you decide to complete a game instead of merely finishing it. The first time I… Continue reading