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  • An Oldie, Not A Goodie

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    There is an old, old (biblical old) saying that there is nothing new under the sun. Unfortunately, Wizard’s Run provides a case in point. Wizard’s Run is a rehash of an old, familiar arcade mechanic similar to Space Invaders . Although the... More
  • Fun With Flash HUB POST

    This is the HUB to all those great articles about Flash games I have written in the "Fun With Flash" blog series! More
  • The Times Are Changing

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    Video games have always been considered a kind of niche hobby, something for nerds and people with acne who don’t leave their parents. This stereotype pisses me off. Sure, video games used to be composed of all nerds. These days? Not so much just... More
  • Robot in the Corner Podcast: Episode 34

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    Episode 34 is available now. This week, Dean kinda talks about Pirates of the Caribbean 4 (but doesn't say too much because Titus and Wes haven't seen it), and Wes gives his impressions of Dirt 3. Break audio taken from music by The Lonely Island... More
  • Legend of Zelda Timeline for Dummies

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    ALRIGHT! THIS IS IT! I'm not making any more Zelda blogs after this! My inbox is flooded with Majora's Mask perspectives or questions about the list or something. We'll I'm not going to answer any of those. Instead I'm going to do... More
  • Inside The Walls of Raven Software

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    Sometimes, the spark of something big gets ignited with a simple idea and a little willpower. In 1989, high school art teacher Brian Raffel wanted to make a video game based on his passion for Dungeons and Dragons. He didn’t have any programming... More
  • The News - 05.31.11 - The Parent's Guide to Video Games

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    Hello again, Parents and Gamers! Getting right into it, we have two things that we will be covering today; one big and one small. Starting off, we have a quick announcement from Sony for all of you waiting for the f ull-restoration of the PlayStation... More
  • Why the Hate? 2D Art Still Has a Place In Gaming!

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    You bet she is...*snerk* One of the things that I have always loved about 2D art, especially when it comes to styles that you see in such games as Disgaea, is exactly how well you can tell a funny and engaging story with beautiful 2D art. Now I understand... More
  • Overcast Ep. 14: Pre-E3 - The Calm Before The Storm

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    http://overcast-podcast.podomatic.com/entry/2011-05-29T23_31_51-07_00 This week on Overcast we're switchin' it up a bit. Instead of the usual order we did Cross Cut first, but nothing too major. You shouldn't be lost. But, as the name suggests... More
  • Developer Integrity and What it Means To Me

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    In a multi-billion dollar industry, it can sometimes be difficult to find examples of integrity. All too often, greedy executives will sacrifice the quality of their products for their own personal gain. Who could blame them, right? However, it is nice... More
  • Range: S3 Part 10

    “So did you really win a free copy of Shrapnel?” Alphonse turned around to see Jack, holding an apple. “No, but I’m picking up a copy soon, so they can still play it.” “You’re just lucky your friends don’t... More
  • Fairytale Fights, an Overlooked Game that's a Must Buy.

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    Journey to a world where mythical animals run freely in a lush greed forest and where all the people have a happy ending and live peacefully in a vivid town surrounded by other kind and loving neighbors. Or is it? At first glance this looks like a great... More