Games Unplugged: Eclipse Phase – Morph Recognition Guide Review

Games Unplugged: Eclipse Phase – Morph Recognition Guide Review

Jul 17, 2014

Durability. Security. Buyers remorse. These are the perils players face when selecting their new body in Eclipse Phase. The Morph Recognition Guide¬†will help you find the right body for the right job. The Set-up Eclipse Phase is a game with a lot of fine moving parts. I won’t go over the details again for the setting, but it’s worth noting the...

RPGs – Then and Now

RPGs – Then and Now

Jul 11, 2014

Back in my day, Console RPGs were simple, and goddammit we loved them! It’s a dangerous time. Walking outside of your home town means inviting the wilds to test you with vicious competition. You won’t have enough equipment, and your gear is mostly homespun. But your heart is pure. Your mission righteous. You will overcome. This was the world of the...

Retro Review: Monster Party

Retro Review: Monster Party

Jul 5, 2014

Ain’t no party like a Monster Party ’cause a Monster Party don’t stop Today, I’m going to start out with a disclaimer; I’m not even sure how to begin this review. I usually like to think of something clever or informative, but this game is so bizarre that it really doesn’t need anyone to speak on is behalf. Let’s just...

Nintendo: A Genre All Its Own

Nintendo: A Genre All Its Own

Jun 29, 2014

Familiarity is a term that often comes to mind when we think of Nintendo. Mario, Luigi, Bowser, and Peach are faces anybody, gamer or not, will recognize. From kart racing, to board games, to tennis and baseball and more, Nintendo’s brand can be seen doing almost anything, a modern-day virtual answer to Barbie dolls and their vast array of professions. The...

My Pixelated Heart: The Emotional Impact of Video Games

My Pixelated Heart: The Emotional Impact of Video Games

Jun 20, 2014

  Usually, when someone is asked to give an example of an exceptionally-made piece of media that they find to be emotional, the answers usually aren’t too hard to predict; Titanic, The Notebook, even Christmas Shoes are all relatively common answers. Coincidentally these answers, as well as the many others that one may hear when asking such a...

Into The Fog: A Retrospective

Into The Fog: A Retrospective

Jun 17, 2014

It is eerily silent. A chill runs through you as you navigate the darkened streets, illuminated only by the pocket flashlight that is clipped to your jacket. Beside it hangs a radio, near death, barely sputtering an ambient static. Thick fog is as far as the eye can see, and the temperature is unusually cold for this time of year. You make out a building ahead...