Editorial: Nothing Is New Under The Sun… Or The Monitor

By Lane
Nagrand:  Home of Orcs, Ogres, and A Weird Crystal Ship

Lane gets the grump out of his system by picking off low-hanging space fruit, and throws down the gauntlet with Lusipurr. As the challenged, Lusipurr gets to pick the weapons, however. Just to make it interesting.

Editorial: The Random Way My Brain Works

By Ginia

It is spring, which means a few things. I can wear my cute shoes again, the First of May is mere days away, and it is time for spring cleaning. As part of Cleaning Ginia’s Goddamn House 2010, I have spent a considerable amount of time re-assembling my scattered video game library. As I sorted more »

Review: Splinter Cell: Conviction

By Bup

Ubisoft concludes Sam Fisher’s tale of espionage and betrayal with its recent release of Splinter Cell: Conviction. The first thing the player will notice is how Conviction plays a bit different than previous titles in  the series.  While still focusing on sneaking around enemies instead of attacking them head-on, Conviction adds a couple gameplay elements more »

MAP Episode 62: Video Games Are Art

By Lusipurr
The Megaphones Ahoy! Podcast

Produced 2010.04.25 Lusipurr has ruled that Video Games Are Art, and hence the summary judgement upon Roger Ebert is, “off with his head!” When the decapitation is complete, this week’s panel (Lusi and the Tits) manages to discuss some of the week’s more interesting news.

News: Blame the Interbutts

By Biggs

Drop Your Pants and Grab Your iPhone Fans of the anime series Gurren Lagann and Evangelion will be thrilled to know that now you can take your 2d dream girls with you wherever you go.  On Wednesday, a new application was offered not only to Japanese users, but those in the U.S. as well, allowing more »

Editorial: Them Thar Vidja Games ‘n Art

By Lane
You can literally hear the suck from a silent picture

Are video games art? Roger Ebert, cantankerous old man, sly philosopher, and part-time movie critic, says no, quite famously. Video gamers and developers have been trying ever since. Ebert’s rebuttal has some gaming eggheads in a tizzy. As a fellow egghead (BA in Philosophy from the University of Texas, represent!) I must find myself respectfully more »

Editorial: Voice Acting

By Ginia

Happy Sausages-With-Maple-Syrup Day, Lusipurrites. I had intended to write a review of Aion or Legend of Dragoon, purely to spite Lusipurr. Then I remembered that he knows where I live, so I decided to write this rubbish instead. If you enjoy Aion or LoD, though, please feel free to spam the comments with your thoughts more »

Review: Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth

By Bup

Capcom continues its Phoenix Wright courtroom drama with the recent release of Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth. Investigations plays much like a point-and-click adventure game, with the player controller Edgeworth in a third-person view.  The addition of the third-person view adds a new dynamic to the series, as players are actually shown when a character more »

MAP Episode 61: Vanity Fair

By Lusipurr
Clearly, being the President has its advantages.

Produced 2010.04.18 Want to acquire more vanity items in World of Warcraft and PlayStation Home? Neither do the panelists, who cover that and so much more. Pokemon Generation V, Nintendo being sued, and the U.S. Government’s next big game round out their topics!