While ostensibly a review of Torchlight 2, I can’t write about this game without addressing the elephant Diablo 3, so I might as well start with that. But I can’t start with that without starting with Diablo 1.
Albums Tied To Games #1: I Get Wet and Black
Every once in awhile, an album or band becomes so closely connected to a specific game that the two are almost inseparable for me. This series will hopefully document some of these entirely personal connections.
Blue Stinger (Dreamcast)
Blue Stinger is known for really getting the shaft. It was a western launch title for the Dreamcast that every review ended with, “Wait for Resident Evil: Code Veronica.” To be fair the western Dreamcast launch was a pile of quality titles and set something of an high standard. Now there are 10+ years of…
Final Fantasy XIII Almost Works…Almost
God help me, I think I almost liked Final Fantasy XIII. Almost. I finished it, which is more than I can say for any other Final Fantasy game with a number in the title.
No More Heroes: Heroes Paradise and The Empty Feeling
Killer 7 is stylish. It has so much style that style becomes its substance. It was polarizing.
Fukubukuro 2010 #1 Deathsmiles GOTY 2010
PREFACE Way back in October , I had plans to write my own Fukubukuro, because I would read one if one existed regardless of who wrote it. Life and Laziness intervened and now it is May 2011.
Fukubukuro 2010 #5 DOG DAYS
Author’s Note: Every year internet games journalism outcast Tim Rogers released a Fukubukuro of articles about his year with video games. Eventually he stopped writing them. I enjoyed them a lot.
Castlevania II: Simon’s Quest Needs To Be Hidden From Sight
My parents didn’t buy me a lot of videogames. This is no slight against them at all, since I know they both would have loved to be able to.
Gran Turismo Is a Tool to Deal with Being Alone
This isn’t a review at all. If anything, it’s probably a long explanation of why reviewing Gran Tursimo games separate from my own history might just be impossible.