Archive for February, 2006

The Ethics of Farming part I

Saturday, February 11th, 2006 by billy

As someone who once used to rent the old school NES “cheats” videos (it’s how I learned to beat Castlevainia 2) I am not sure if I am the right person to talk about what is ethical in the gaming world. I will anyway though, so take that!

Review – Gladius

Friday, February 10th, 2006 by pat and jay

Gladius
Developed by Lucas Arts
Published by Lucas Arts
Released 10.28.03
Welcome to our highly experimental and likely to fail review of Gladius. The concept came to me after having a discussion about interactive reviews with my friend Robert. This …

Review – Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay

Thursday, February 9th, 2006 by jay

Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay
Developed by Starbreeze
Published by VU Games
Released 6.1.04

Diablo Musings

Wednesday, February 8th, 2006 by billy

For the most part Diablo fans figured the series was dead, considering that the talent behind it had left for greener pastures.
Then BAM!

Idol Worship: Bo and Ippo

Tuesday, February 7th, 2006 by jay

An extension of the Best Game Ever column, this new space allows me to not just love and fondle my favorite games, but caress and manhandle some of the people who made my favorite games. An obvious first choice would be someone like Shigeru Miyamoto, Yuji Naka, Sid Meier, or Will Wright, but that …

Dear Brady Fiechter

Monday, February 6th, 2006 by jay

Review – Baten Kaitos

Sunday, February 5th, 2006 by jay

Baten Kaitos
Developed by Monolith Soft
Published by Namco…

Bad Design 2

Saturday, February 4th, 2006 by jay

Last time I wrote one of these I said this entry would look at design flaws from Gladius, Second Sight and Kingdom Hearts. I hate to let down the droves of Second Sight fans, but this will have to wait until the third entry. Today I’ll be following in the strong tradition of …

Best Game Ever – Shining Force

Friday, February 3rd, 2006 by jay

Developed by Camelot with the help of Climax
Published by Sega for the Sega Genesis
Released 1992

Sexy, sexy gameplay.

Before my affair with Shining Force, …

Review – Weird Worlds

Thursday, February 2nd, 2006 by golden jew

Weird Worlds: Return to Infinite Space
Developed by Digital Eel
Published by Shrapnel Games
Released 11.4.05