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Of Withered Plants and Rotted Zombies

EA has announced another Plants Vs. Zombies title for mobile devices, and all I can do—is sigh. Again, this once great title is being...

Three Realistic Options for GameStop to Survive

For many years now, the writing has been on the wall for GameStop. Year after year there are ever dwindling profits, an industry shifting...

Pokemon Sword & Shield Brings a Much Needed Reset to an...

Pokemon as a franchise has prided itself over the years on asking its players to "catch 'em all." After eight generations of new Pokemon,...

Google Stadia Presentation Reaction

It's true.  I did call it.  Over a year ago in print on this site.  And Google Stadia is just one manifestation of what I...

Didn’t I Just Play This?

When it comes to game development, Japanese and Western games tend to have a few different design and product philosophies. Take for example how...

The Failure of Game Announcements as Shows

As E3 slowly loses its appeal to developers and Nintendo's method of delivering game news continues to gain traction, game companies have been experimenting...

Capcom Breathes Fire into Street Fighter V

Article after article, day after day, tweet after tweet, I have been practically screaming at the world that I love the Breath of Fire...

Where is Mouse and Keyboard Support for Consoles?

Months after Microsoft's release of mouse and keyboard support, there is still much to be done for consoles supporting these tried and true peripherals.

We Need Shorter AAA Games

As I have gotten older, my time to play games has greatly diminished. Once, where I could finish multiple games in a given week,...

Classic Can’t Sustain

Blizzard has finally announced World of Warcraft Classic. While the idea certainly satisfies the nostalgic want, it is doomed to fail if it stops there.