Archive | November 2016

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Video Games and Books

Imagine an alternate world identical to ours except for one big change: video games came first. Pretend they were invented and popularized before books. In this parallel universe, kids have been playing games for centuries – and then these book objects  came along and suddenly they’re all the rage. What would teachers, parents, and the authorities have to […]

Best Disney Games

5. Disney Infinity This is a game where you get to create your own world and then interact with it. A creative concept by Disney and very fun for kids. 4. DuckTales Remastered DuckTales Remastered is an HD upgrade done right. No shortcuts have been taken – every level has been given new backgrounds and […]

Marvel vs DC

The Battle of the Superheros shall be broken down into 4 Rounds…  Round 1                                                                                   […]

Things That AMC’s THE WALKING DEAD Could Learn From TELLTALE’s THE WALKING DEAD

I have a love/hate relationship with AMC’s The Walking Dead. The network recently announced plans for a spinoff series from their gory horror comic book adaptation, and if the original series’ ratings are any indication… it will be a hit. I remember the day when the series was first announced. My excitement was CRAZY, and I […]

GTA V: What Rockstar could learn from Batman Arkham City

GTA V could learn a thing or two from Batman: Arkham City. While the talented team at Rockstar Games sparked the open world phenomenon that defined the last generation of consoles, refinements made by other development studios provide GTA’s creators with the opportunity to perfect open-world gaming.   Substance over Size A common criticism of […]

The Wolf Among Us: It’s Like The Walking Dead, Except You Haven’t Played It

Earlier this month, Telltale Games released the first episode of their adventure game The Wolf Among Us. I get the feeling most of you haven’t played it. That’s a shame because, Wolf is just as good as Telltale’s The Walking Dead game. The Wolf Among Us is based on Bill Willingham’s comic book series Fables. […]

Best Adventure Games

13. Heavy Rain For its ambition and genuinely exciting moments of tension, Heavy Rain is a game worth trying. It had enough tools to be something truly spectacular, but its developers were unfortunately not up to the task. There is disposable fun to be had with the game, and that’s not without value – it’s just a shame […]