Currently writing essays on the games and game consoles often referred to as "The Worst of All Time." Rather than just explaining what makes them bad though, I try to explore the context of their creation and the circumstances that lead to their infamy.
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“Girls Gone Guy Game (Going Gonzo).” A peak under the covers at a game that would bill itself as “the most controversial” ever released. We get to the bottom of where that controversy stems from, and whether or not there’s any merit to the actual game itself.
“See I’m a 21st Century Virtual Boy.” A look back at Nintendo’s notorious flop console of the mid-1990s, attempting to put the whole mess into perspective. Examines the history and hardware, a selection of games, and the sad reality of the market for “virtual reality” in 1995.
“The Spy Games Who Loved Me.” Can a spiritual successor to Elevator Action successfully bring the arcade action to the Nintendo Wii? Y’know, we could’ve probably pretty safely assumed that’d be a “no.”
In returning from our hiatus (after our previous webhost was shut down without warning) there are still elements of the new website that are under [re]construction. There will be articles in need of rewrites, design elements in need of tweaking, …
“I Am the Master of My Own Teräs Käsi.” Can the art of Teräs Käsi truly be mastered by a fighting games padawan? Does this Star Wars title maintain balance in the Force, or does it plunge players into darkness?
“Indigo Prophecy 451°.” A deep dive into the mind of David Cage, and an exploration of his studio’s sophomore effort. Was Indigo Prophecy a work of art worthy of its praise, or has the hype been overblown from the very beginning?