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Learn How To Conform In We Happy Few

Learn How To Conform In We Happy Few

Somebody shouting obscenities in public probably isn’t as offensive in the UK like it is in the USA. I’m not saying the UK is better at saying words than the US -- I just really want to be able to...

August 22, 2016 Fabian Funez

Flat Shot: A Highly Distilled SHMUP Experience With a Razor Focus on Visual Communication

Flat Shot: A Highly Distilled SHMUP Experience With a Razor Focus on Visual Communication

There are certain genres that are plagued with endless derivative variations on a theme –- I can’t remember the last time I saw a “roguelike” title that felt or looked new. A lot of times, this phenomenon is driven by...

August 19, 2016 Tyson O'Ham

Wise rabbits and laser guns exist in the bizarre world of Furi

Wise rabbits and laser guns exist in the bizarre world of Furi

I’ve long been awaiting the release of Furi since I first saw its stunning announcement trailer back in 2015. While admittedly stoned, its lights, colors, and pieces of music were right up my alley. My issue, as we all know...

August 17, 2016 Jay Warr

Innovative Modern Indie Shooters that didn’t get a fair shake

Innovative Modern Indie Shooters that didn’t get a fair shake

The more casual followers of gaming news may think it’s a bad time for shooters. It certainly is for AAA titles, whether it’s the backlash from EA’s “DLC-ifying” the entirety of Battlefield and Star Wars Battlefront, or the massive outcry...

August 16, 2016 Tyson O'Ham

A Real Life X-Ray Attack Has Pushed Me Into an MK Competition

A Real Life X-Ray Attack Has Pushed Me Into an MK Competition

Street Fighter is alright. I am always filled with dissatisfaction when I can’t murder my opponent in a fighting game. Just KOing my opponent isn’t enough for me and it never will be. Street Fighter is cool but I don’t...

August 15, 2016 Fabian Funez

420 Character Reviews: I Get This Call Every Day (9.4)

420 Character Reviews: I Get This Call Every Day (9.4)

This game has done a great job of capturing the nature of a mundane cubicle job and its impact on your spirit. Working in a call center, you try to guide the caller through security questions to verify the account...

August 14, 2016 Fabian Funez

SUPER HIGH SCORE: 'Mushrooms on E3' is Out NOW

SUPER HIGH SCORE: 'Mushrooms on E3' is Out NOW

Kids don't try this at home -- unless you have an undying urge to lose your mind at the world's largest video game convention. I'm not saying don't try psilocybe cubensis mushrooms. By all means try it. In fact, I encourage...

August 4, 2016 Zeus Tipado

Sheer Terror and Irresponsible Mothering in Through The Woods

Sheer Terror and Irresponsible Mothering in Through The Woods

It’s August, and Halloween is ever so close. We need to take Halloween back to the old days when mothers and fathers would hide their children in the attic to shield them from the demons roaming through the village. Currently...

August 1, 2016 Fabian Funez

WRAP UP of TSG #11 Qualifying Tournament held 07/23 at Compassesh

WRAP UP of TSG #11 Qualifying Tournament held 07/23 at Compassesh

If any of you follow planet Earth and the local environmental happenings in California, then you were probably aware of the seasonal brush fires that seem to turn into roaring blazes overnight, destroying entire communities located in the hills and...

July 29, 2016 Zeus Tipado

WRAP UP of TSG #10 Qualifying Tournament held 07/17 at Blacklist Sesh

WRAP UP of TSG #10 Qualifying Tournament held 07/17 at Blacklist Sesh

The heat in Los Angeles this Summer has crossed the threshold of whether global warming 'maybe' is happening. Folks, we are in the middle of global warming. It's not going to happen -- it is happening. Put a frog in...

July 28, 2016 Zeus Tipado

My Cat’s Weight Issues Are Glorified in Cat on a Diet

My Cat’s Weight Issues Are Glorified in Cat on a Diet

Our cat's name is Bobbi Grey because we got her around the time that Bobbi Kristina Brown died and we decided to make a sort of mock in memoriam. Her made sure her last name was Grey instead of Brown...

July 28, 2016 Fabian Funez

Simulate your very own fantasy universe: Looking at a decade of Dwarf Fortress

Simulate your very own fantasy universe: Looking at a decade of Dwarf Fortress

Dwarf Fortress is one of the most ambitious and non-traditional games being developed in the modern era. It’s essentially the closest you can get to a 'free will' simulator when interacting with a computer. On the surface, it looks like...

July 26, 2016 Tyson O'Ham

420 Character Reviews: Human: Fall Flat (9.3)

420 Character Reviews: Human: Fall Flat (9.3)

Grab physics by its complicated hand and guide yourself to solve the puzzles found only in your dreams. Human: Fall Flat is an amusing game with puzzles that aren’t too hard and it still manages to maintain a great level...

July 25, 2016 Fabian Funez

Phantasmal: Evolving Terror and Mental Instability

Phantasmal: Evolving Terror and Mental Instability

We were gifted a trash bag full of books when I was around 9 years old by some nice people who had no clue of the value in books. In it there was a Spanish book of ghost stories. I...

July 22, 2016 Fabian Funez

Games To Play Coming Down From Your Favorite Psychotropic Substance

Games To Play Coming Down From Your Favorite Psychotropic Substance

There's not a insignificant amount of time after any encounter with the more powerful plant teachers, when you’re filled with nervous energy, but the other, more desirable effects have all but left you. Whether you value entheogens for their recreational...

July 19, 2016 Tyson O'Ham

The System Shock Linux Demo Has Restored My Faith in Kickstarter and Cyberpunk

The System Shock Linux Demo Has Restored My Faith in Kickstarter and Cyberpunk

I’m vocally skeptical of anything that gets put into Kickstarter and belched out with successful funding, and especially so with games. For every Pillars of Eternity, Wasteland 2, and Planescape: Torment, it seems like we get ten Ouyas, Mighty No...

July 18, 2016 Tyson O'Ham

Discover who you are with Absolver's 3-on-3 online melee action

Discover who you are with Absolver's 3-on-3 online melee action

You wouldn’t believe the amount of impetuous climate I’ve been dealing with here in Clearlake, Texas. It was like that one Married With Children episode where the English town is in eternal darkness until all the male Bundy’s are slain...

July 16, 2016 Fabian Funez

Stress test your rig in the most psychedelic way imaginable

Stress test your rig in the most psychedelic way imaginable

Overclocking goes hand in hand with building a PC these days, and a big part of that is verifying that your CPU will run out-of-factory spec properly after doing so. It’ll save you a lot of hassle later on if...

July 16, 2016 Tyson O'Ham

SUPER HIGH SCORE: Stoned Pokemon Episode is Out NOW

SUPER HIGH SCORE: Stoned Pokemon Episode is Out NOW

Most of you remember The Art of Getting Stoned And Staying Awake For a 24-Hour Pokemon Tournament in which I got entirely too high and tried to navigate through the social labyrinth of Pokemon and its trainers. Well that article...

July 15, 2016 Zeus Tipado

Vice's Motherboard Is Making Us All Look Bad

Vice's Motherboard Is Making Us All Look Bad

The opinion that more traditional game journalism is on the way out is a very popular one with YouTube influencers and the younger people involved in the hobby. I can’t say I agree with it for a number of reasons...

July 15, 2016 Tyson O'Ham

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