People tell stories and, as we've evolved both as lifeforms and as a culture, our methods of telling stories have evolved as well. The latest incarnation of our storytelling technology is the video game which, despite the bad press it has gotten form certain sources, is a thing that I believe is ultimately a benefit . . . → Read More: Videogames: The Future of Storytelling
I've always been a big believer in the idea that games should do more then just exercise your hands, and that's why I've always been a big fan of tower defense games. These have often been a simple yet challenging formula that keep me diverted for hours and that's why I was excited to have . . . → Read More: Shad’O Review – Otherworldly Tower Defense
I was playing Yager Entertainment's Spec Ops: The Line when I came up for the idea for this article, and what prompted me to sit down and type this all out was the fact that the game wasn't, strictly speaking, fun. Was it a pretty game? Absolutely. Were the characters people I felt . . . → Read More: The Perils Of Being Ordinary
There's a group of people out there…a shrinking group, but still very vocal, that maintains that games are a empty art form, if they are considered an art form at all. On the surface, it's hard to disagree, especially when you see games like Dead Space. I'm as big a fan of that game as . . . → Read More: Play And Learn In Your Spare Time
There's something attractive about the end of the world. Don't believe me? Go take a look at the shelves of your favorite video game retailer, and count how many games there have their characters living in a world that is either teetering on the edge of some imminent catastrophe, or either . . . → Read More: Taking a Vacation in the Apocalypse
Check out what’s being released and what the TGR staff members are playing this month.
Summer is at last upon us with it’s bountiful bounty of sunshine, storms, flowering plants, and the pollen they send coursing through the greenery. If any of these factors bother you overtly then there is an easy solution; . . . → Read More: The Playlist: June 2010