Tag Archives: video games

Bioshock: The Aftermath

WARNING:  THIS BLOG POST WILL CONTAIN GIANT GIANT SPOILERS ABOUT PLOT POINTS IN THE FIRST BIOSHOCK GAME.  PROCEED AT YOUR OWN RISK. I realize that at this point I am probably one of the few people in the world who still cares/cared about avoiding spoilers for Bioshock, but I feel the need to put that [...]

Growing Up Gamer: In The Beginning

It’s Christmas.  I can’t even remember how old I am,* or what I got for Christmas this year, but my brothers have unwrapped something that they’re extremely excited about.  I can’t remember–I didn’t recognize what they’d unwrapped, but they were so excited I knew it had to be something amazing, so I was excited too. [...]

HOLY SHIT HOUDINI SPLICER AAAAAGH!

Ice Plasmid!  Electrobolt!  Machine gun!  Anything!  ANYTHING!  KILL IT KILL IT KILL IT WITH FIRE!!! … Ahem.  I’m playing Bioshock right now.  The first one.  Yes, I know the second one came out already.  Yes, I know I mentioned that I got it for Christmas and now it’s May.  Yes, I know I’m chronically behind [...]

To the person who stole my debit card numbers:

May the fleas of a thousand camels infest your armpits! May your every sexual arousal be followed by the runs! May every piece of food you eat for the rest of your life be slightly overcooked! Ahem. So I’ve been playing quite a bit of Mass Effect lately.  (Yes, another shooter!  In addition to Bioshock!  [...]

Mac and Cheese Gaming.

Every once in a while, the gaming review community gets the idea that video games need to be innovative.  If they’re not innovative, then they’re bad games that shouldn’t be made.  Only innovative games should be creative!  Games will get praised for their innovation!  Games that are not innovative are horrible wastes of megabytes!  Etc. [...]