The IGN Top 100, Properly Edited
The IGN Top 100 Video Games List, condensed to the essentials, with all the flavor and volume of the full list.
STGs: Where to Start
For some reason, you find yourself wanting to play STGs. Maybe you’ve seen Ikaruga mentioned so much that you feel like you should play it. Maybe you just want to try once of the “classic” or “retro” genres. Maybe you just feel too confident in yourself and need a videogame to humble you down. Whatever…
Things I’ve noticed as a Japanese Resident while playing Elden Ring
I’ve lived here in Japan for a decent while. I can’t say I’ve read a novel but I have watched enough prime time TV and visited (2) museums. Here are some things that stood out to me as a semi-fluent payer attentioner.
Chris’s Sweet 20 of 2019
I’m not good at keeping lists of what media I experience as Rudie is, so if you want full accuracy, maybe check out his post. I try writing these things down in the Hobonichi Techo that I keep every year, but I don’t always remember to do that. But I do it enough that I…
Tamagotchi, But I Am an Adult
In the year 2018, as the world seemd to regularly get more Hellworld on a daily basis, I decided to buy a Tamagotchi. I can admit that I decided to do it long before then, particularly in 2017, when this article showed up on the Ringer, but in 2018 I finally did it. Maybe I…
A few years ago, I annoyed my friends by threatening to talk about the visual novel adventure game Steins;Gate. No one wanted to hear me do this. Least of all me. It was a joke born out of wasting my time on a curiosity. I had been looking at hell-maw Twitter. I had two people…
Nier: Automata, Thoughts in Progress
The following is just chock full o’ SPOILERS, because I don’t really feel like you should bother writing about a game if you aren’t willing to venture into the entirety of the game, or at least as much as you know about. So consider yourself warned. Before it gets there though, here is the Official Hinge…
R.I.P. Kenji Eno, May 5, 1970 – February 20, 2013
Kenji Eno, subject of episode 7 here at Hinge Problems, passed away yesterday of heart failure at the age of 42.