Toyko Mirage Sessions review Part 1

Toyko Mirage Sessions review Part 1

What a strange game. I've never really played anything quite like this but it's got a strange familiarity to it as well. Maybe it's like the first time you eat cotton candy ice cream, a dessert that's composed of all familiar tastes and textures but still jumps out to...

The (low-key) excellence of edu-gaming

The (low-key) excellence of edu-gaming

Last week I wrote about genre, but it occurred to me there's one niche that didn't really get covered: educational games. And it's a particularly heinous omission considering the impact these kinds of games have had on my life. It's-a me, your art teacher I'm not sure...

Happy (digital) holidays

Happy (digital) holidays

Happy Easter everyone! I won't drone on too long, we've all got eggs to hunt and pastel clothes to wear. And depending on the games you play, you may have noticed that it's Easter -- or some vaguely seasonal pastel-flavored, egg and bunny themed holiday -- in your...

Pokémon’s (grassy) Route to Success

Pokémon’s (grassy) Route to Success

When my mom took me to Walmart to purchase a copy of Pokémon Blue on release day in September of 1998 (I was 11) with money that I had saved up my allowance for months to purchase, there's no way she could have known that this little $40 game you played on a dual-tone...