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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Random odds-and-ends on Eric J’s mind.