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Fevered Dreams of Video Games

Thursday, March 2nd, 2006 by jay

the ultimate lasers…
…black and white…all rotating, is one superior? lasers everywhere…
white and black two way… four options but with homing blast, but which is the most true?
This is a rough transcript of my thoughts during a recent fever induced delirium. They may not make much sense to you, but I had …

Untapped Talent

Thursday, February 23rd, 2006 by jay

First a confession. Last night I watched Project Runway. Girlfriends often force you into doing things you wouldn’t normally do (like shower) and this was no exception. I don’t like fashion and it doesn’t like me so we stay 50 yards apart at all times. I could go on and on about the lush tapestries …

Capitalism in the video game market

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2006 by jay

MTV’s sole contribution to the arts.

Recently I read a letter to a magazine that said a games quality can be determined by how well it sells. If we are to accept the generally …

SOS from Japan!

Tuesday, February 21st, 2006 by jay

The following is an email I received yesterday in my shiny new lamer mailbox.

Review – Shining Tears

Friday, February 17th, 2006 by jay

Shining Tears
Developed by Amusement Vision
Published by Sega

Games as Art I

Tuesday, February 14th, 2006 by jay

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

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…