• Are Videogames Art?

    According to The Smithsonian Institute, the answer is a resounding YES!Hello, this is Mark Freedman, reporting live above Washington D.C. aboard News Chopper 64. A new exhibit is coming to the Smithso

  • Quantum Geek: Episode 20 – In Which a Banana Pun Is Very Carefully Avoided

    Rick was aghast, though not for reasons one would think. Yes, he was extremely worried about his friends stuck in his creation and could do nothing but watch as his they struggled through the games, but that seemed like a distant memory now. Tom was waltzing his way through The Secret of Monkey Island, completely ignoring all of the puzzles, and it was working. As a child Rick had spent days trying to figure out where to use every item and clicking on each and every object on screen just in case it might be important, whereas Tom just reacted as he would in the real world (or at least, a completely fictional real world). Need a ship but Stan the Salesman is in the way? Knock him off the dock and steal it. Need a crew? Promise anyone who comes along they can have the ship when you’re done. Don’t know where you’re going? Just follow the obviously glowing outline of the ghost ship. At this moment, Rick both admired and hated Tom for his ingenuity.

  • Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (X360)

    If there's a platformer to get your laughing gear around, it's Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs. Proof that the simplest of dishes can result in the most refined dining experiences, Chance of Meatbal

  • Quantum Geek: Episode 19 – X Marks the Plot

    Tom attempts to discover the secret of Monkey Island...or at least, the secret of what he's doing IN Monkey Island.

  • Hector: Badge of Carnage, Episode 1: We Negotiate With Terrorists (iPhone)

    Hector: Badge of Carnage is shaping up to be a fine series indeed. The first episode, We Negotiate With Terrorists, is a hilarious parody of traditional point-and-click adventure games such as The Sec

  • Quantum Geek: Episode 18 – Actually, She’s Completely Optional in the First Game

    The Quantum Leap meets Captain N story of a gamer literally sucked into videogames.

  • The Secret of Monkey Island (PC)

    "Hi! My name's Guybrush Threepwood, and I want to be a pirate!" And with that, a legend was born. Well, actually, if you ask me, the legend was born when that simply amazing theme tune kicks in when y

  • Your Top 10 Favorite Games: Jeremy Stock

    Jeremy Stock's top 10 favorite videogames.