The best puzzle games often embody a design philosophy of “easy to learn, hard to master”. Part of the success of Tetris is the fact that almost anyone can understand how to play in seconds, ...Read More »
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The Playstation store is rapidly becoming a requisite part of the PS3 experience. Releases such as Everyday Shooter, Flow, and the PixelJunk titles have offered Sony owners engaging, bite-sized experiences that gamers can experience without ...Read More »
Although I can’t recall if I read Electronic Gaming Monthly from its inception, the magazine launched when I was ten years old- right when my reading and gaming skills were being honed. I do remember ...Read More »
As a ‘mature’ reviewer, there are only a handful of titles that I recall my initial hands-on experience with. As a child I remember being too a bit short to adequately reach the five buttons ...Read More »
This weeks biggest release centers around a crash-test dummy with large aspirations. Not only is Cid the Dummy being released on four platforms this week, he is also looking to reinvigorate the two dimensional platfomer. ...Read More »
In a perfect world, there would be more publishing houses like XSeed. The Torrance based company has brought a plethora of unique Japanese titles to our shores- from KORG DS-10, the DS synthesizer simulation, to ...Read More »
One of the best perks of writing for tech-gaming is the industry shows. Being able to attend launch parties, expositions, and conventions puts me in contact with some truly amazing and talented people. Last month, ...Read More »
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Caution: Too much Blue Star tequila will make your eyes do that. Wii owners craving a minigame compilation have a myriad of choices. Whether the environment is ...Read More »
Nintendo DS and Gameboy Advance owners ought to be familiar with Shin’en. The German developers are responsible for some of the best 3D programming on those two portable platforms. From the GBA launch title Iridion, ...Read More »