Tag Archives: games

HappyFunTimes

Something like 3 years ago I made a game called PowPow that let a bunch of players use a browser to connect to a game and use their browser as the controller. Either a desktop or a smartphone browser could be used.

Back then I thought, “You know, I should really make a library out …

The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds

I just finished “The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds” for the Nintendo 3DS so here’s a few random thoughts.

The hype for this game led me to buy it. I actually sold my 3DS back in July, 8 months ago, and so I had to by a 3DS just to play.…

Feminist Frequency

If you haven’t watch Feminist Frequency you should. Depending on your background it might be a hard message to hear but trust me, if you listen with an open mind I think you’ll get something out of it. I know I did.…

The Legend of Zelda Skyward Sword – A Critique

If it’s not clear from my writing I’m a HUGE Zelda fan. I also consider it the best series of games hands down. As such I was hugely looking forward to Skyward Sword. From that alone you can probably already guess where this is headed.

Before you read this, while there are no spoilers, if …

The Zelda Test (or Why no Zelda Clones?)

It’s no secret, especially among my friends, that the Zelda series of console games is my favorite series of games period. They are beloved by a great many people and are some of the top ranked games of all time on all time top 100 lists and on places like Game Ranking and MetaCritic.

The …

Microtransactions: Good or Evil?

This is just a random brain fart but I was thinking this morning, aren’t micro-transactions in games kind of scammy?

You could argue if people are willing to pay it’s not scammy since no one is forcing them to pay. It’s more the issue of value for money. If I buy GTAIV for $60 I’m …