• Read Only Memories (PC)

    Neo-San Francisco, 2064. Everyone is gay or a robot.

  • [NSFW] GC Podcasts #21-23 on YouTube: Zach’s Lost YouTube Grab Bag

    So many topics! Almost none of which are teased in this post.

  • [NSFW] Have You Ever Played: Chulip

    "The love of your life rejected you. Now go around town kissing citizens and improving your reputation to win her affections."

  • Gamer Girlfriend: The Mass Effect Series (According to Mike)

    Those of you who have had the pleasure of meeting my husband Mike, either in person or via one of GameCola's famous podcasts, have probably figured out by now that he is a bit of a talker. These days,

  • Gamer Girlfriend: Candy Corn Games

    Try to recall the last time you found yourself playing a new game that—for whatever reason—just wasn't all that great. It shouldn't take you too long to think of one. It's happened to all of us. P

  • Gamer Girlfriend: Love, Jealousy, and Farming

    As husbands go, Mike isn't the overly possessive type. I'm proud to say that we built our relationship on a foundation of mutual trust, and neither of us is particularly controlling about the other's

  • Why the Phoenix Wright Characters Will Die Alone

    A look at why the three main Phoenix Wright characters will be forever dateless.

  • Gamer Girlfriend: A-Puzzling We Will Go

    It's a well-known truism in gaming (in other words, it is a broad-scale generalization that I totally just made up) that no two gamers will have the exact same taste in videogames. This is the reason

  • Gamer Girlfriend: Thoughts for a Rainy Afternoon

    It’s weird how things change. I was recently looking back over the archives of "Gamer Girlfriend," which date back to early 2008, and I was surprised to notice a gradual but distinct progression in the way my column has evolved over the years. Originally, it was about the crazy antics and wacky misadventures of Mike, my own dear “Gamer in Residence,” and the trials and tribulations that came from first dating, and then living with him. After a while, it was about my own tentative forays in the gaming world. “Reflections on Grand Theft Auto IV” was followed with a cute story about how I acquired my pink DS and very first game cartridges (Animal Crossing and Cooking Mama). Then came Kingdom Hearts, the first “real” game I ever played by myself. From then on, my column became increasingly focused on the games I was playing, and somewhat less on the games Mike was into.

  • Gamer Girlfriend: Lessons in Gaming

    OK, I’ll come out and say this right up front: I realize that it’s been a while. Thus far, our bearded taskmaster has been generous (or maybe just forgetful) enough to overlook the fact that I haven’t contributed a new column since last June.