• Fabricated News: Sonic the Hedgehog 4

    Wow, for a guy who has never played a Sonic the Hedgehog game in his life, I sure write a lot of articles about the series! Anyway, I have received breaking news on the latest Sonic game, which was r

  • Fabricated News: Sonic the Hedgehog on iTunes

    I have some weird news today, folks.  The people at Archie Comics were so impressed by my columns about Josie and the Pussycats that they added "Fabricated News" to their list of official media out

  • X-Men Origins: Wolverine (X360)

    If ever there was a movie-to-videogame adaption I'd wish done superbly, it would be any of the X-Men movies. Why? Because of Wolverine. Any X-Men game exists solely to be a vehicle for Wolverine. He i

  • Sonic CD (SCD)

    "Sonic CD really is as great as you've heard people say on the Internet." - UK Resistance, 2005. I'm not too fond of the Sonic-bashing that tends to go on nowadays (just as much as I am not fond of En

  • Attack of the Clones: Sonic the Hedgehog (Part 2)

    Following last month's look at some of the more mediocre Sonic clones, let's take a look at the better ones. While the Sonic-esque elements are getting a little thinner on the ground, these games

  • Attack of the Clones: Sonic the Hedgehog (Part 1)

    It's no secret that the success of the Sonic formula opened the floodgates to a host of imitators, with mascot-based platformers almost threatening to drown console owners in the nineties. Many of th

  • Mid-Boss: Why Bad Series Stay Bad

    Recently, Mid-Boss visited a game store in town and encountered an ex-girlfriend of his. Pleasant greetings were exchanged and things ran smoothly—until it emerged that the reason she had entered the establishment in the first place was to pre-order Nintendo’s new DSi handheld.

  • Versus Mode: Review Ratings, Sonic, the GameCube, and More

    Former GC writer Christian Porter and current GC writer Eric Regan discuss review ratings, the fall of Sonic, online gaming, and more.

  • Virtual Console Review (August 2008)

    Those GOD DAMN hedgehogs are always eating my turnips. Ooooh, if I catch one, I will make you a hedgey sandwich. Or maybe a hog pie.

  • Are You Game?: Virtual Console

    Well, I figured it was time to write this article. With WiiWare and Virtual Console titles growing in number every week, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to keep everything you want on your Wii menu. Even though Wii hard drive space is only an issue for geeks and otaku, I figured it was time to do them a service and point out which titles should be ready to play without re-downloading them.