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Small big improvements

Thursday, December 22nd, 2005 by jay

There are a number of small and debatably inconsequential flaws that reoccur in game after game. Always ready to take up unnecessary arms, I have outlined a few of these problems. Each genre has its own issues, but I’ll be looking at things that can generally be found in RPGs. Immersion is …

Am I a jerk?

Wednesday, December 21st, 2005 by jay

Am I a jerk for not being excited by the new XBox?
Am I no fun because I’m waiting for more than a game I want to play before spending $400?

Review – Wario Ware, Inc.

Thursday, December 15th, 2005 by jay

Wario Ware, Inc.
Developed by Nintendo and Intelligent Systems
Published by …

Testers Wanted

Wednesday, December 14th, 2005 by jay

Working Designs meets their Designer

Tuesday, December 13th, 2005 by jay

"First of all, sorry for being incommunicado for such a long time. It’s been a busy time, as you’ll see.
There’s no easy way to say it, so I just will. Working Designs is gone. All the staff has been laid off and the office is closed and has been for some time. …

Review – Fire Emblem: Sacred Stones

Monday, December 12th, 2005 by jay

Fire Emblem: Sacred Stones
Developed by Intelligent Systems
Published by Nintendo
Released 5.23.05

Media Station 363

Tuesday, November 15th, 2005 by jay

Tech Guinea

Saturday, November 5th, 2005 by jay

Review – Ys 6: Ark of Napishtim

Sunday, October 30th, 2005 by jay

Ys 6: The Ark of Napishtim
Developed by Falcom Corporation
Published by Konami
Released 2.22.05

What are your gaming politics?

Friday, October 28th, 2005 by jay

Only plays Wisdom Tree titles.

Video games are a lot like politics. There are gamers who cry every time someone makes money, those who wouldn’t mind if Electronic Arts bought their …