I’ve never been much of a sports fans. While I can appreciate people being attached to their teams and cheering them on, the Super Bowl, World Series, NBA finals, and all the other big sporting events pass me by. That’s not to say I’m unable to get wrapped up in competition. The awards season for the year’s best work in [...]
Articles By: Nick Lohr
2011 has come and gone, leaving a stack of backlogged games and discarded Christmas trees in its wake. Despite our need to finally spend some quality time with Skyrim, there’s no stopping the video game release schedule. It seems like every year is purported by someone to be “the best ever” and we’re sure 2012 will be no exception. This [...]
I managed to play more games in 2011 than any year before it (38, in total). It’s nice to see just how good the large majority of those games were. As the industry moves forward, the standard of quality is going higher. Publishers seem like they’re getting more used to the idea of releasing games outside of the three-month holiday [...]
If you had plans to spend time with the family this holiday season, think again. Before you open a present, light a candle, bake a cookie, or spin a dreidel, Bioware and EA would like a word with you. You see, there’s this game. Nothing major, just an MMORPG nearly four years and $135 million in the making that stands [...]
The season for big video game releases has slowed to a crawl and the Christmas Day glut of Oscar bait is still two weeks away. In this middle-ground between great games and great movies, it can be tough to find a worthwhile geek release. If you’re anything like me, you’re a dashing brunette. But, if you’re like me in other [...]
There are many types of geeks. You got your Trekkies, your Star Wars fanboys, Nintendo faithful, design nerds, the list goes on and on. For a select bunch, the cult classic television series Twin Peaks is their obsession of choice.
The fallout from Thanksgiving has cleared. All that remains is a 1/4 of a turkey carcass and a refrigerator full of Saran-wrapped carbohydrates. For gamers, this is the time to enjoy the spoils of the holiday release schedule. Casting away the Thanksgiving Day regrets of overeating, arguing with that one conservative uncle, and stomping on that lady’s hand to get [...]
This week's geek release has been a long time coming. In many ways, it's a fitting tribute to the strategy employed by Nintendo for the last five years and, in other ways, it's a return to what made many fanboys and girls fall in love with the company. New entries in the Legend of Zelda series are an event for the Nintendo faithful.