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    Music You Should Be Listening To

    Video game music has come a long way since the days of the Atari 2600 and NES, but if you're like me then you still hold a nostalgic place in your heart for those old-school video game tunes. If you'r

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    Good News and Bad News at EB Games

    I graduated yesterday (yay!), and I got a bunch of money, so the first thing I did was go to EB Games to buy some video games. Good news: EB Games has finally started giving reasonable prices to their

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    GC Alum: Neal Iannone’s Blue Furry Monster

    Former GameCola writer Neal Iannone (of Loafy Carl and Neal is Awesomer Than You fame) sent me this video of an art exhibit he put together at the SEED Gallery in Newark, NJ. Is it art, or is it a 

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    Rock Band vs. Guitar Hero: World Tour (The Reckoning)

    Recently, a lot of attention has been paid to Guitar Hero 4, to which a lot of people have to say "Rock Band's better". To these people, I offer a suggestion: Don't fight it. Just take it, nice and sl

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    Customers Suck

    So I frequent this blog that posts retail horror stories, and I figured, hey, why not share the awesome. Here's a story I saw a few days ago by a GameStop clerk (source).I manage a video game store. N

  • Casey’s Top Picks for 2006

    2005 was a good year for games. Still, while Shadow of the Colossus and Civilization 4 will undoubtedly keep me busy for a while, I can't help but look forward to the next big game. Fortunately for al

  • WarioWare: Mega Micro Reviews

    Ask a developer to create a game and they'd be more than happy to dig out design documents, market research reports and little notecards summarizing their pitch to potential publishers. Ask them to de

  • Philly Classic 5 Report

    When was the last time you dusted off your ol' NES for a round of Duck Hunt?  How long has it been since you last partook in some Warlords for the Atari 2600?  Have you ever even played a game for C

  • Christmas: UNLEASHED

    The lights have been taken down, and stored in a cardboard box in the dank, musty basement, not to be seen again for another eleven months.  The tree, now brown with death, is in the backyard, with a

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    Birth of a New Forum

    The following is The g50's account of the events which, directly or indirectly, led to the creations of the Chrono Trigger social board at gamefaqs.com. It all began years ago when a young lad by the