Backlog Commandos #102 – The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds

Cole and Kenny are back to tackle A Link Between Worlds. Did Kenny’s prediction come true, or did Cole drop the ball? How many tangents related to other Zelda games can we take? Backlog Commandos – Playing through our growing stack of games, one game and one month at a time. Play along with us each month and… Continue reading

Gaming Lifestyle: A Healthy Anti-Gamecation

My interpretation of gamecation might be a little different from yours. Instead of taking time off of work to focus solely on a big release, sometimes you just need a break from games all together. Sometimes the amount of games you own becomes too daunting to overcome. Other times you just get burned out. Taking… Continue reading

Skyward Sword of the Gunstringer: The State of Motion Games – The Cursed Checkpoint #105

Motion games played their best hand yet in 2011 with The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword and The Gunstringer. Justin and Aaron relive the best and the worst of both games in order to determine where the genre goes from here. The Cursed Checkpoint is a topical video game podcast focused on discussions and interviews… Continue reading

Meanwhile… Gratuitous Choices

Meanwhile… we’ve actually been playing games. Each week we recap our recent gaming experiences and tell you what we’re looking forward to, so you can use your time more wisely than we have. With no major game releases to negotiate where will we turn? Aaron (BGRadio) I’ve started a couple of college classes, but that’s not… 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

Think of the Children: Fiscally Link(ed)

In a world of realistic portrayals of war-time violence, games often get overlooked as potential educational tools. Growing up with computer games like Oregon Trail, Where in the World is Carmen San Diego?, Geometric Golf, and Number Munchers totally elminates that notion in my mind. There are games that can be great educational tools but… 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

The 2011 Grimmys: Game of the Year

The definitive games of the year, but only one can win. The Nominees Bastion – Small teams aren’t supposed to be able to provide thought-provoking, polished game experiences. Bastion will be impossible to forget for action RPG fans while other gamers found themselves engrossed by the incredible story narration and beautiful visuals of a world… Continue reading