Category: Reviews

Journey

This post is filled with spoilers for Journey, so if you care about that sort of thing, finish the game before you read it. It’s perhaps a testament to thatgamecompany‘s minimalistic and purposefully artistic design that a player can read Journey in different ways. Journey succeeds admirably as both a fun game and and as a deeper, thought-provoking experience. It…

Official Madonna App for iPad

This week, Madonna released a new album, MDNA. The marketing push for the album has involved traditional advertising as well as social media events, and an official iPad app. The iPad app includes all the basics, like a section devoted to highlighting notable songs in Madonna’s career, the latest news from her official website, a photo gallery, a number of…

UNCHARTED 3: Drake’s Deception

UNCHARTED 3: Drake’s Deception is a fun follow-up to UNCHARTED 2: Among Thieves. Gamers who enjoy cinematic action narratives and UNCHARTED fans will probably enjoy it. The plot in UNCHARTED 3 is not as intriguing as the previous two installments, the action is mostly familiar, but it still delivers solidly awesome game play and an entertaining cinema-like game experience. General…

Cat Fishing

This is going to be an unusual review for a couple of reasons. The first is that I am not the target market for this game, and the second is that because I am not part of that target market, I am writing about this based upon observation of the entity that actually played this game. Last weekend, I was…

Game Dev Story

Game Dev Story is a simulation game by Kairosoft in which the player manages a game development studio. The graphics are cute, 2D anime-style, and presented in an isometric view. You start off with a couple of employees in your game development studio, and you gradually build capital, take on contracts, and make games in hopes that you’ll create hit games…