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Kinect's Potential

Kinect is doing some sort of marketing strategy aimed at small children and grandmothers, which really is a bad idea because any small children and grandmothers who play games already have a Wii. Unfortunately all this does is give the impr...

 
 
 
 

Spike VGA is ... BIAS?

So I was voting my way through the Spike Video Game Awards, voting based on personal experience or from what I've heard (Plants vs Zombies beat out Dragon Age: Origins only because my laptop can play one and not the other). Then I came upo...

 
 
 

Aquaria Soundtrack release

I don't know about you guys, but I really liked Aquaria. It had a really great atmosphere, and also some pretty great music. The official soundtrack has been officially released. It's official. It's sleek. It looks awesome, and will probab...

 
 
 
 
 

Video Game Healthcare - What We Could Learn

My brother is a medical mystery. Between the ages of 0 and 6, he managed to fracture his skull a total of three (3) times. Last year he had surgery for scoliosis, a condition where the spine bends sideways into an S shape. Just today he was...

 
 
 

The Five Senses

Immersion is something everyone strives for. It's the reason why graphics have moved from Pac-Man to Crysis, why there's the whole 3D movement. It's why games support surround sound and subwoofers. The visual and audio senses are pretty muc...

 
 
 

I, the Author: A sense of impending doom

"Shh, did you hear something?" Smacky the Terrorist was jumpy. He had been smuggled across the border of the United Statesby a bunch of Mexican Coyotes, had helped terrorize Las Vegas, and was now holed up in a lounge somewhere in the Vert...

 
 

About AfroWalrusone of us since 9:29 PM on 07.23.2009

Hello, I am a walrus with an afro. Pleased to meet you.
I'm a cheapo gamer. I won't buy a game unless I'm absolutely sure that I'll get my money's worth, or it's free. My laptop is terrible for gaming, and I'm hoping to one day own a super-gaming computer that will take over the world unless I'm playing video games on it.

Consoles: PS2, Xbox 360, laptop

Games I Enjoy:
Shadow of the Colossus
Half-Life 2
Jedi Outcast
Metal Gear Solid 1+2+3=6(?)
Halos
Rainbow 6 Vegas
World of Gooooo
Final Fantasy 6/3
Kingdom Hearts
Fallout 3
ICO
KOTOR
Team Fortress 2
Psychonauts
Portal
Okami
Aquaria
Eternal Silence
Braid