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Feeling like an ADHD gamer?

I was recently clicking around the web and came across a video article that posed the question “Are we on the verge of a second video-game crash?”.  Not being one to watch video reviews on a regular basis (I prefer print), I didn’t spend much time with it.  The article focused mainly on the increasingly … Continue reading

Super Mario Galaxy 2 (Wii)

The game has been out for more than a year, but I’m finally getting around to playing it.  Given the stature and importance of this title, I wanted to register my enthusiastic endorsement. I’m gonna keep my thoughts brief and to the point, given my tendency to run on and on and on and on……… … Continue reading

Off Book: Video Games (PBS Arts)

Here is a neat 7 min. video providing a slick, enthusiastic summary of some of the bullet points one might use in a debate as to “why exactly are video games important to society”. http://youtu.be/w0ERL20lr1U Thanks to A. Black for the forward.  

Survey: Do you finish games?

List of Arcades . . . around the world

This post is essentially a list of information and links on arcades around the country.  Please feel free to send me recommendations and comments on these items via comments below.  I’m ALWAYS open to new information on locations, availability, new openings and closures, game lists….the works. FUNSPOT (NH): http://www.funspotnh.com/ Ground Kontrol (Portland, OR): http://groundkontrol.com/arcade/index.php

Muramasa: The Demon Blade (Wii)

A really good game that too few people talk about (because you’re all a bunch of lazy f&^ks) This game could be the poster child for the reasons gamers need to do their homework.  We all know that a ton of Wii systems belong to cooler-than-average grandmas and impulsive parents, all of whom used the … Continue reading

An awesome piece of art for your wall or phone

I really liked this piece of art, which can be purchased in various forms for your viewing pleasure. Buy it here: http://society6.com/igo2cairo/Haunted-House_Print

Goldeneye 007 (Wii)

Goldeneye 007 (Wii) I just can’t stop playing. Or I couldn’t, anyway.  Lately, I’ve had to give it up for many reasons; a severe, pervasive case of WiiWrist (tendonitis resulting from excessive use of the Wiimote), a backlog of awesome games demanding my attention, and the regrettable need to have a life outside of video … Continue reading