NORTH Developer: Outlands Publisher: Sometimes You Reviewed on: Nintendo Switch Release date: March 6, 2018 Price: $2.99 USD ($1.99 on Steam, "pay what you want" on itch.io) Bite-sized Reviews differ from our more traditional, full-length reviews in that they’re restricted to smaller titles and, as the name implies, trims the fat in favor of getting straight … Continue reading [BITE-SIZED REVIEW] ‘NORTH’ Goes South Rather Quickly
Cheap Boss Attack’s 2013 Game of the Year Awards!
Another year has almost passed us by, and what better way to celebrate than by throwing my "best of" list in the piles of posts and videos that you're probably sick of by now. Still, even if I'm late to the game, I still like to share my lists each year. In 2012, I was … Continue reading Cheap Boss Attack’s 2013 Game of the Year Awards!
REVIEW: Gone Home
If you're an adult and you've ever lived on your own before, you probably know that feeling you get when you come back to visit your family and see that life has moved along without you. Your siblings have grown up, your parents' relationship may be different, or maybe things just aren't how you remember them. I moved … Continue reading REVIEW: Gone Home
REVIEW – Tomb Raider (PS3/Xbox 360)
Version played: PS3 Played for: 12 hours, finishing the campaign at 79% collectables. No multiplayer. With many of the official gaming sites and bloggers setting up their Game of the Year 2013 lists, one game seemed to be on their lists that I still had yet to play through until recently - the reboot of … Continue reading REVIEW – Tomb Raider (PS3/Xbox 360)
REVIEW: Limbo – A strong argument for video games as an art form, or hipster indie garbage?
Played on: Xbox 360 Played for: About 4 or 5 hours to finish up the storyline and nab a few hidden eggs. Limbo is the first game released by Danish developer Playdead and made its debut on the Xbox 360 back in July of 2010. It's now three years later and I finally decided to … Continue reading REVIEW: Limbo – A strong argument for video games as an art form, or hipster indie garbage?
Terraria Moment # 5 – Demon altars, torches and NyQuil do not mix.
I'm just getting over a cold and chugged a bit of NyQuil last night to.. let it do whatever it is that NyQuil does. Five minutes later I discovered a Demon Altar barely 10 feet from our house, so I decide to excavate a bit to make a clearer path. 20 more minutes later the … Continue reading Terraria Moment # 5 – Demon altars, torches and NyQuil do not mix.
Excuse the hippy rant, but this is something I feel strongly about. My mission statement, if you will. Gamers unite.
Gaming is a medium that transcends race and religion, breaks down cultural walls and language barriers and brings people together from all over the world to enjoy it in unison. It doesn’t matter if you grew up poor, were bullied in school, suffered from a disease or dealt with bigotry and racism outside of your … Continue reading Excuse the hippy rant, but this is something I feel strongly about. My mission statement, if you will. Gamers unite.
The summer drought continues with Halo 3! Time to work the back catalog!
Summer is always a slow time for new releases, so I usually spend it catching up on my back catalog rather than picking up whatever comes out. This works out perfectly for obvious reasons as the end of the year not only brings a massive amount of new games, but this year will present the … Continue reading The summer drought continues with Halo 3! Time to work the back catalog!
REVIEW – SONIC & ALL-STARS RACING: TRANSFORMED (Bonus Edition, Wii U)
Played on: Wii U Genre: Arcade-style kart racing For fans of: Other kart racing series, multiplayer party games or Sega in general. Average price: $29 on Amazon Over the years, kart racing has become a predictable genre. With every new Nintendo console comes a new iteration of Mario Kart, and this is something we've all … Continue reading REVIEW – SONIC & ALL-STARS RACING: TRANSFORMED (Bonus Edition, Wii U)
Interested in some 8 or 16-bit sprites? Let me know!
My girlfriend had a good amount of success selling her Megaman E-tank can koozies through her Etsy account and has started making 8-bit and 16-bit Perler bead sprites. You can choose whichever sprite you want from the 8 or 16-bit era for $8 (see the Megaman and Frog pic below for the size). Double-sized sprites … Continue reading Interested in some 8 or 16-bit sprites? Let me know!