Blast Corps
 

Blast Corps

T-t-t-t-time to get moving!

 
Monopoly (N64)
 

Monopoly (N64)

Advance to GO.

 
Legend of the Mystical Ninja
 

Legend of the Mystical Ninja

Ninjas. Cats. Japan. Awesome.

 

Sentient

Sentient is an interesting, albeit quirky game released for the PC and Playstation. It’s certainly a high-concept title – its developer has taken a huge risk by centralizing the gameplay around a system that has never been thoroughly tried before. In this case, the game features character-driven gameplay, and an extensive dialogue structure, which allows […]

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Friday the 13th

I like to consider myself a film buff, or at least a film buff in training. When I was first beginning my education in the ways of cinema, I avoided movies that were either obviously crap or just didn’t hold my interest. Recently, however, I’ve found it useful to take a “quantity over quality” approach […]

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Myst 

Myst

The game that changed adventures, for better or for worse.

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System Shock

System Shock didn’t receive much public or critical notice when it was released, probably because it came right on the heels of Doom’s stranglehold on the market. Its choice of using a first-person interface had critics drawing unfair comparisons to Doom, and its complexity prevented gamers from the same pick-up-and-play enjoyment of its demon-blasting competition. […]

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Star Wars: Rebel Assault

It had to happen eventually. The only thing LucasArts loved more than pimping out its Star Wars franchise, was staying on the cutting edge of technology. So when FMV became the new buzzword, you could have bet dollars to doughnuts that you’d be seeing an FMV Star Wars game. This is that game. In Rebel […]

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X-COM: UFO Defense

This game and I have a long and adversarial history. I owned the Playstation port, and thought it to be the most difficult, though strangely enjoyable, game in history. For whatever reason, I couldn’t best those damn aliens – though perhaps it had to do with the fact that I was only in middle school […]

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