• Retro ≠ Good: River City Ransom

    ...nostalgia-filled memories are able to cloud our judgment in a way politics can only dream about. River City Ransom reminds me a lot of good things about videogame history, and...

  • Q&AmeCola: Games That Kickstarter Should Resurrect

    ...you and me, and not a race of evolutionarily advanced superhumans. To help bridge this divide between staff and reader, we’ve set up this column so you can get a...

  • Q&AmeCola: A Non-Videogame Lifestyle

    ...these words. But what if you didn’t? What if whatever amount of time you spent playing and reading about videogames was used elsewhere? Would you be more devoted to your...

  • Got $20? Get Over 150 Games!

    ...a pretty decent selection. You may recognize a few major titles, like Gone Home and Read Only Memories. It’s not just games, either; there’s a few music downloads, a font...

  • Carbonated News (November 2003)

    ...— Chain of Memories“. This one starts immediately after the first game’s ending, and features a quirky, trading-card centered battle-system. We can only hope that Nemo somehow squirms his cute...

  • Exile trilogy (PC)

    ...as a monthly e-zine could only guarantee like 20 minutes of attention from a reader. Once you’d read the latest pixilated Mary Worth by Jeddy, or indulged in the inch...

  • Too Old For This S@$t: Console and PC Wars

    ...fall release. I try to keep up with the news, if only to have something to talk about, but whenever I read anything on the Internet I invariably make the...

  • Paper Mario (N64)

    ...can’t just set yourself on an A-button tapping autopilot and read a book or check your e-mail while fighting pointless battles. That isn’t the only obnoxious part about battle controls,...

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    The Gates of Life: Episode 18 – An Intimidating Structure

    Chapter Eighteen: An Intimidating Structure Large Stone Wall: Whooooooooooooo aaaaaaaaaaaaaaam IIIIIIIIIIII? Whyyyyyyy aaaaaaaaaaaam IIIIIIIIIIIIII aaaaaaaaaaaaa waaaaaaaaaaaaall? Narrator Past: The first memories Large Stone Wall has are foggy, at best. There...

  • Q&AmeCola: Favourite Game-within-a-Game

    ...and dinosaurs – always a winning combination! MEGA PHOBETOR FROM 2064: READ ONLY MEMORIES! So when I first played the game over a year ago, I went for every achievement....