What Makes a Good Achievement?

Few things have changed the landscape of gaming quite as significantly as achievements. Pushed into the mainstream beginning with the Xbox 360, the concept has been adopted by pretty much every major publisher and platform (except for those stubborn blokes at Nintendo). They add replay value to games by challenging the player to complete various […]

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The 10 Best Gaming Easter Eggs

Video games are pretty cool, right? They offer a way to experience epic stories, fun challenges, gorgeous visuals, and plenty more. When you look at a game, you know—or at least have a pretty good idea of—what kind of game it’s going to be. The theme. The mood. The art style. You get the picture. […]

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E3 2019: One Excited Prick

E3 is almost upon us, my friends! It’s the time of year when we more or less spend a few days finding out which leaks were legit and which ones were fake. That doesn’t mean the event is any less exciting, though. I’m still making my pants tight thinking about the games that I know […]

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Shortlist: Horrifyingly Good Games

I wrote this post yesterday and apparently it never actually published. I have added parenthesis to the opening to account for this. Happy (belated) Halloween, nerds! It’s the (day after the) time of year when we take immense pleasure in scaring the shit out of ourselves, so I figured I would share a list of […]

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Res-Erect: Dead Space

Welcome to the first of a series in which I talk about my personal beloved franchises that haven’t seen the light of day in quite some time. Chances are most of these series will stay that way, but that’s not stopping me from begging. In this entry, I’ll be performing this ritual in the middle […]

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