20 Years Later: Final Fantasy VI

Monday, October 20 2014 marks the 20th anniversary of the US release of Final Fantasy VI (rebranded as ) for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System. I’m going to go ahead and say it. I regard Final Fantasy VI as my favorite game of all time. The reasons are numerous. The characters, the themes, the setting, more »


Kingdom Hearts’ keyblade isn’t really a blade

I’m certain I’m not the only person who’s pointed this out. I’m probably not even the only person who’s pointed this out this week. Still, with Kingdom Hearts 3 on the horizon, I feel as though I must bring it up again. Because some things are important enough to state multiple times. The isn’t a more »

Glasnost This: Reagan Gorbachev is a new Ouya game

Ouya is a platform designed to let creators make any game they choose with no restrictions. It has yielded some gems, including Fist Puncher, a love letter to 80s brawlers. Team 2Bit, the minds behind Fist Puncher, have another crazy 80s throwback of a game coming. Reagan Gorbachev is a co-op stealth game set in the more »

Skyrim has amusing, amazing collision glitches

As you may have suspected from the plethora of articles I’ve written about it, I play a great deal of Skyrim. It’s a wonderful game, with beautiful graphics and amazing gameplay. But sometimes, things don’t exactly work the way the programmer planned it. People wind up in the air, or inside of things that they’re more »

My video game prowess used to earn me girlfriends

When I was much younger, the hardest video game in my library was Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles for the . To this day, some people claim it was impossible to beat, but I know better. I know it wasn’t impossible because I was at an age where beating it meant I had a girlfriend. I’m more »

I play Skyrim in weird ways

Skyrim is a sandbox game in the truest sense of the word. It gives you a big play area, and allows you to run around and play in it however and where ever you’d like. As such, it’s hard to find a way to play Skyrim incorrectly. If you want to steal from everyone, you more »

Slamba Yetu is the greatest thing that shouldn’t exist

Do you know what Civilization IV and Space Jam have in common? No, not nothing. They have ! Okay, you need to stop laughing at my intro. If this relationship is going to work, you have to just accept that sometimes, I have to use a really stupid intro in order to get to the more »

Pokemon strategy videos rock, but actually battling sucks

I watch more than my fair share of Youtube videos involving gaming. One of my favorite series is called The Dex, which brings you interesting trivia and battle strategies for different Pokemon. It’s amazing amounts of fun, and I eagerly anticipate every new episode. There’s just one problem. I suck at Pokemon battles. We can more »

Meet Tomodachi Life’s most delicate, precious flower

If there’s one thing Tomodachi Life is known for, it’s spitting out abominations. Have you had any characters hook up in your game yet? I assure you, the kids that get popped out as a result can be horrifying. Usually, I ship off the ones that are less-than-desirable to travel the world, but there’s one more »


My Skyrim daughter’s bunny now resides in Sovengarde

It’s with a heavy heart that I come to inform you that my Skyrim daughter’s bunny is no more. This doesn’t make me happy to report, mind you. I’m not telling you because I think it’s a great comedic thing, talking about a dead bunny rabbit. It was my daughter’s pet, and it died a more »

Disney Infinity 2.0 photo diary: Groot and Rocket meet Miku

Want to know one of the best parts about games that require various figures to play? Getting ahold of those figures for the first time and posing them with other ones you own! Which is exactly what I did the second the Disney Infinity 2.0 Groot and Rocket Raccoon NFC figures were within my grasp. more »

There are new, transparent 2DS models thanks to Pokemon

We all know about Pokemon Alpha Sapphire, and Omega Ruby right? We’re all on the same page there? We also know that Nintendo has gone crazy with special 2DS releases right? So it doesn’t seem too farfetched that they are releasing, yet again, a special 2DS. This one specifically for the release of the new more »