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What makes you play a game even after you beat it?

August 27, 2010

I recently thought to myself, what compels someone to play a game numerous times? My roommates both have played two completely different games an incredible amount of times. He has played Super Mario All Stars on the Super Nintendo and beaten Super Mario Bros. 3 at least 30 times. I have even played and beaten [...]

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Why UFC Undisputed and EA Sports MMA need each other to succeed

August 24, 2010

With the world of MMA branching out to many aspects of pop culture, the UFC Undisputed series of video games has planted the flag for MMA in the video game culture. While there have been previous MMA games including the UFC and Pride fighting organizations, UFC Undisputed was both a critical and sales darling.

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Another year of Madden, another year of no competition.

August 20, 2010

It’s that time of the year sports game fans, the annual release of football’s Madden. The release of Madden is always a joyous occasion for football fans and gamers. However, with each release of Madden I can’t help but think that the series is just spinning its wheels with each new release. I have nothing [...]

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A question for the readers: Have you ever beat the impossible game?

August 13, 2010

Having played video games for the majority of my life, I never actually beat that many of them. I would play many games for hours, but I only beat the games that I truly loved playing. However two games that I loved I never was able to beat them. These games were Super Mario Bros. [...]

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Why the world needs a sequel to Earth Defense Force 2017

July 30, 2010

The world of video games is a vast and wonderful place. There can be countless sequels of a game and there can be games that can be considered masterpieces even though barely anyone has played that game. Earth Defense Force 2017 by first impression would probably not be considered a masterpiece, but it definitely lives [...]

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BARF! Why I love Side-Scrolling Beat-Em-Up Games

July 19, 2010

The current era of video games is unmatched in creativity and technology. The current gen systems have games of all types which cater to gamers with varied tastes. As a lifelong fan of video games, I love all types of games. One genre of games that I have always had an appreciation for is the [...]

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Welcome to Die: X-Men The Arcade Game should be available on XBLA and PSN

July 9, 2010

When I think of the games of my youth, I think of my Nintendo and Super Nintendo games. However, I also remember arcade games like Konami’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and The Simpson’s Game. Another Konami arcade game stood out more than any other though, the X-Men Arcade Game.

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When will the remakes end?

July 9, 2010

As both a fan of film and video games, the synergy between them is understandable. While film is now churning out remake after remake, the world of video games is doing the same. There have been rumors swirling that Sony will do HD remakes of their classic games ICO and Shadow of the Collosus. With [...]

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Dear Aki, please make WWE wrestling games again.

July 2, 2010

Dear Aki (syn Sophia, Inc.) As a lifelong fan of both video games and wrestling, I would like to ask that you make WWE or even TNA wrestling games again. While a fan of Yukes and the Smackdown series, it’s clear that the level of quality established in your previous titles will not be surpassed. [...]

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Why aren’t there more free-roaming comic book games?

June 21, 2010

After playing the brilliant and absolutely fun Batman: Arkham Asylum, a thought came over me, why aren’t there more free-roaming comic book games?  While Arkham Asylum was finally the Batman game that fans were waiting for, I still felt it wasn’t what captured the moment of being Batman.  Batman trapped in Arkham Asylum in a [...]

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