TUESDAY, AUG. 26, 2014
MONDAY, AUG. 25, 2014
Mon., Aug. 25, 2014, 6 a.m.
Title: FEZ Genre: Puzzle/platformer Platform reviewed on: Playstation 4 Developer: Polytron Corporation Publisher: Polytron Corporation/Trapdoor Release date (original): April 13, 2012 A little taste of the superb level design in 'FEZ.' The resurgence of the platform genre can be attributed to the rise of the...
FRIDAY, AUG. 22, 2014
Fri., Aug. 22, 2014, 7:37 p.m.
Welcome to the new feature I'm adding to the Tech Deck called "Dan Gayle's Tabs for the Week," where I'll share the best of all the Firefox tabs I have open by the end of the week. A lot of the links shamelessly come from...
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 20, 2014
Wed., Aug. 20, 2014, 8:13 a.m.
Do you remember those long nights in grade/secondary/high school spent gripping a sweat-drenched Nintendo 64 controller, peppering your buddies with paintballs of death while screaming at their selection of 'Oddjob'? If so, this video of Jimmy Fallon from 'The Tonight Show' schooling Pierce Brosnan, AKA...
MONDAY, AUG. 18, 2014
Mon., Aug. 18, 2014, 1:47 p.m.
Thanks to Fox News, there is mass hysteria about the Facebook Messenger app being the Worst Thing Ever™, which is silly. The ruckus is all about how the app asks for all sorts of permissions to use the camera on your phone or access your...
Mon., Aug. 18, 2014, 6 a.m.
Title: Battlefield 4 Genre: First-person shooter Platform reviewed on: Playstation 4 Developer: EA Digital Illusions CE (DICE) Publisher: Electronic Arts Release Date: October 29, 2013 Watch Kip play (miserably) a portion of 'Battlefield 4.' If the “Fallout” series teaches us that war never changes, the...
MONDAY, AUG. 11, 2014
Mon., Aug. 11, 2014, 6 a.m.
Title: Charlie Murder Genre: Beat ‘em up Platform reviewed on: Xbox 360 Developer: Ska Studios Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios Release Date: August 14, 2013 My education in the side-scrolling beat ‘em up began, as most children of the ‘90s, with the spritely “Final Fight” for...
THURSDAY, AUG. 7, 2014
Thu., Aug. 7, 2014, noon
An unlikely hero, robbed of his parents and an identity, rises from obscurity to lead an intergalactic band of misfits to save the universe. Wise-cracking sidekicks, inspired by money, fame and revenge, join our reluctant hero against seemingly insurmountable odds. All of this occurs to...
MONDAY, AUG. 4, 2014
Mon., Aug. 4, 2014, 6 a.m.
Title: 'Dead Island' Platform reviewed on: Xbox 360 Developer: Techland Publisher: Deep Silver Release Date: September 6, 2011 It's a truism of post-apocalyptic zombie lore: Stay in a group, or your brain will be eaten. That same can be said when playing Techland's action-adventure role...
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