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

1. Kingdom Hearts An unprecedented collision of cultural importance! We don’t know what planets had to align to make this crossover happen, but sometimes we have to go back and check to make sure it actually did. And if you think America’s response to a game featuring the characters from Final Fantasy and Disney was […]

Marvel vs DC

Round 1                                                                                                           […]


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 Knight

GTA V could learn a thing or two from Batman: Arkham Knight. 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 open-world […]

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

1. Telltale’s The Walking Dead 2. Telltale’s The Wolf Among Us 3. Sam & Max: The Devil’s Playhouse 4. Tales from The Borderlands 5. Day of The Tentacle 6. Grim Fandango 7. Life is Strange 8. Tales From Monkey Island 9. Minecraft 10. To The Moon