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12 July 2017

Tetris: the Games People Play by Box Brown

By // Books

Tetris for me will always be the first game I can remember an adult playing. As a kid, one of my earliest friends’ mom loved Tetris; I was astounded that …

07 May 2016

Tales from the Borderlands

By // Games

Tales from the Borderlands is a welcome return to form from the episodic player-influenced storyteller Telltale, providing a unique genre-twisting take on Gearbox’s Borderlands universe in a funny, enjoyable and …

08 December 2015

Fallout 4: A (Rough) Diamond in the Wastes

By // Games

*Minor spoilers ahead, but only for the first hour or so. Playing any Fallout game is an unusually strange and charming experience. Set in a future post-apocalyptic Boston, but in …

02 June 2015

Natsume Announces Harvest Moon: Seeds of Memories

By // Games

Natsume has just announced a new entry in the Harvest Moon series, “Seeds of Memories,” for Wii U, iOS, Android, and PC, set to show at E3 this month. Various …

13 October 2014

From PC and Consoles to the Palm of Your Hand

By // Games

Have you recently fallen into the vast world of the CCG known as Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft? Well, if you have become a victim of Blizzard’s amazing card game, you …

01 June 2013

Talisman

By // Games

Dear Nine year old Leeman, shut up, put down those Battle Beasts for five minutes and heed my tidings from the future.  No, I’m not here to give you stock …

06 April 2013

XCOM: Enemy Unknown

By // Games

I have a confession to make:  I killed Neil Gaiman.  Well, technically a robot killed Neil Gaiman with a giant laser but I still feel largely responsible.  The whole affair …

30 January 2013

Kentucky Route Zero, an experience like none other

By // Games

It’s a muggy summer night in Kentucky. The darkened farmhouse on the hill recedes into the blackness, and while hurrying down the gravel path to the road below, the sounds of singing …

22 September 2012

Gotham City Impostors

By // Games

If you have a Steam account there is a good chance you may have noticed an odd, unbidden addition to your library in the cowled and grinning guise of Gotham …

30 August 2012

The Power of Choice

By // Games

As a rule, video games don’t age well. The mechanics become clunky when compared to modern titles, graphics start to look muddy, and budget voice actors sound even cheesier. All …

02 May 2012

Minecraft: Legos for Twenty-somethings

By // Games

I took a while off from Minecraft to play Skyrim, so of course I had to revisit the game to remember why I love it so much. The problem is, …

15 February 2012

Double Fine’s Kickstarter

By // Games

Something happened to me the other day that I…I feel I have to share or else it might haunt me the rest of my life.  I was just perusing the …

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