Buying Random — Games: Episode I

At some point in our lives, pretty much all of us develop a security blanket for something. In gaming, it’s when a gamer clings hard to specific franchises or genres afraid to try anything else out there.

How to Fix the Metroid Franchise

There are a few things to which I am a huge fan--dare I say, a fanboy.  The classic, original Twilight Zone TV series from the 60's.  Vintage EC horror comics--Tales from the Crypt, Vault of Horror, etc.  Maybe Star Trek.  Certainly the game Eternal Darkness: Sanity's Requiem.  The Contra and Resident Evil video game franchises. … Continue reading How to Fix the Metroid Franchise

Play Bad Games

At one point, I started chronicling some of my random video game purchases on a video game news site.  I do this to show how well it can work out and how many great experiences I’ve discovered merely by purchasing a game essentially blindly.  I am a big proponent of playing fair and credit where … Continue reading Play Bad Games