We live in a world where nothing is sacred and nobody in Hollywood has an original idea. The brilliant Let The Right One In gets remade in America and has its name changed to Let Me In, presumably because we must all be too stupid to understand the former’s subtlety. Funny Games gets remade scene [...] . . . → Read More: The Perfect Blasphemous Movie Tie-in
There is a special art within the world of creating video games that doesn’t get enough respect. It is an art form even beyond me, something requiring so much craft and so much effort that it is almost too much for a simple video game journalist to tackle with only a column about making a perfect [...] . . . → Read More: The Perfect Overrated Game
The Perfect Game is a biweekly column in which Gavin Bard tries to achieve gaming perfection, including everything from the perfect zombie game to this week’s goal of the perfect Christmas game. The holiday season is upon us. To some, that statement is joyous and represents the love of their families and a cozy return home. [...] . . . → Read More: The Perfect Xmas Game: Twilight & Wii-pads?
Over the past few years, one media darling has risen up to conquer all in entertainment: the lovable zombie. Whether in books, comics, movies, televisions, or something the kids call ‘video games’, it’s fairly obvious reanimated corpses are a hot commodity. The zombie revival has been welcome by most, but been entirely annoying to those [...] . . . → Read More: The Perfect Zombie Game: WoW Meets The Sims?
Rating Preview Fun Factor 4.0 Visuals 4.0 Sound 3.5 Single Player 4.0 Controls 4.0 0.0 Darkest of Days is flat out offensive. This isn’t on account of the loads of enemies to slaughter; I’m not Native American, I don’t have any German in me, and I think all of my ancestors got out of [...] . . . → Read More: Darkest of Days Video Game Review
There are few things as classy as a good drink, or at least that’s what I’ve been told by countless hours of advertising and product placement. But what’s helped develop my positive view on drinking even more than every spot of pro-drinking marketing is actually a certain group of people, one that is much maligned [...] . . . → Read More: Video Games Through the Beer Glass20