TUESDAY, JAN. 12, 2016
Tue., Jan. 12, 2016
There's no way to "win" this game that's releasing today from indie developers/parents Ryan and Amy Green. And that's the point.
Continue reading this post » MONDAY, JAN. 11, 2016
Mon., Jan. 11, 2016
If you weren't cool enough to own a console in 1994, you couldn't get in on the Sonic v. Mario battle. But you could play Jazz Jackrabbit, this week's free game, on your PC.
Continue reading this post » TUESDAY, JAN. 5, 2016
Tue., Jan. 5, 2016
Are you a gamer? According to the Pew Research Center, about 10 percent of Americans identify with that term, though half the population plays video games.
Continue reading this post » MONDAY, JAN. 4, 2016
Mon., Jan. 4, 2016
Gottlieb's classic game featuring an aardvark-like protagonist is available to play for free from the Internet Archive.
Continue reading this post » TUESDAY, DEC. 29, 2015
Tue., Dec. 29, 2015
A handful of gaming experiences from 2015 that I'll always remember, some of them from new releases and others from titles I should have explored years ago.
Continue reading this post » MONDAY, DEC. 28, 2015
Mon., Dec. 28, 2015
Skate or Die! was a 1988 hit for Konami and Electronic Arts on the Nintendo Entertainment System. The follow-up, "Ski or Die!" took the action to the slopes.
Continue reading this post » WEDNESDAY, DEC. 23, 2015
Wed., Dec. 23, 2015
Karen G. won our Tech Deck game for the holiday contest, selecting Wolf Among Us for the Xbox One. Thanks everyone for playing!
Continue reading this post » MONDAY, DEC. 21, 2015
Mon., Dec. 21, 2015
id Software's young dream team of John Carmac and John Romero cracked the side-scrolling code on DOS systems and produced a cutesy romp that belied their future work on DOOM.
Continue reading this post » THURSDAY, DEC. 17, 2015
Thu., Dec. 17, 2015
Every DM has those games they did not prep as much as they wanted, if at all. This is a guide to help you prep better and faster. It also includes some tips on some places to prep first if very strapped for time.
Continue reading this post » MONDAY, DEC. 14, 2015
Mon., Dec. 14, 2015
The 1980s were the heyday of both coin-op arcades and WWF Superstars like Hulk Hogan and "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan. Enjoy the wonderful cocktail both provide with this week's free game.
Continue reading this post » TUESDAY, DEC. 8, 2015
Tue., Dec. 8, 2015
Naughty Dog has released a bite-sized sample of multiplayer gameplay from the upcoming fourth entry in its wildly popular "Uncharted" series for Playstation consoles. What does the package have to offer?
Continue reading this post » MONDAY, DEC. 7, 2015
Mon., Dec. 7, 2015
Venerable RPG developer Bioware's take on the kung-fu genre is free through Electronic Arts' "On the House" promotion this month.
Continue reading this post » MONDAY, NOV. 30, 2015
Mon., Nov. 30, 2015
MONDAY, NOV. 23, 2015
Mon., Nov. 23, 2015
Being without power is rough, you can’t watch TV, there’s no internet, lights don’t work, no heat, etc… That doesn’t mean you can’t have fun. Here’s a quick blog on how to pass the time while you wait for the power to hopefully come on.
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Mon., Nov. 23, 2015
No, you won't be shagging flies from Derek Jeter or gulping down slices of thin crust pizza. This game is all about saving the Statue of Liberty from space invaders.
Continue reading this post » TUESDAY, NOV. 17, 2015
Tue., Nov. 17, 2015
While hitting the franchise's high notes and introducing some interesting new mechanics to the series' power armor, "Fallout 4" stands as more of a tiptoe, than a leap, forward.
Continue reading this post » MONDAY, NOV. 16, 2015
Mon., Nov. 16, 2015
Rube Goldberg meets the barnyard in this zany 1984 arcade game from Bally, free to play in your browser from the folks at the Internet Archive.
Continue reading this post » WEDNESDAY, NOV. 11, 2015
Wed., Nov. 11, 2015
Super Meat Boy! is both an homage to the classic platformer and a game that turns the conventions of the genre on their head.
Continue reading this post » MONDAY, NOV. 9, 2015
Mon., Nov. 9, 2015
What once was vaporware has become a free-to-play reality, as the follow-up to 1993's platformer "Jetpack" is available to play for free, in your browser!
Continue reading this post » THURSDAY, NOV. 5, 2015
Thu., Nov. 5, 2015
Saw this image floating around on Reddit, and it's spooky. The thoughts and possibilities that open up your mind: What if Abe Lincoln WAS an alien? I mean, LOOK at this guy:
Continue reading this post » TUESDAY, NOV. 3, 2015
Tue., Nov. 3, 2015
MONDAY, NOV. 2, 2015
Mon., Nov. 2, 2015
The franchise may be dead (for now), but Mega Man was king in the 1980s and '90s with a series of non-linear action platformers that were fiendishly difficult. The Internet Archive gives you a bite-sized taste of the action with the 1995 handheld port, free in your browser!
Continue reading this post » FRIDAY, OCT. 30, 2015
Fri., Oct. 30, 2015
In the early days, video games and consoles arrived at stores when distributors got around to it. Then Sonic 2sDay changed all that. Now, with the digital release of hot titles, is the celebration of a blockbuster launch a thing of the past?
Continue reading this post » TUESDAY, OCT. 27, 2015
Tue., Oct. 27, 2015
Greetings loyal readers, this week I’m treating you with a second blog post. I’ll show you the tips and tricks that I’ve learned throughout my years and offer some suggestions on spooky-fun games.
Continue reading this post » MONDAY, OCT. 26, 2015
Mon., Oct. 26, 2015
Everyone comes from somewhere. Your characters are no different. Though sometimes you might have difficulty coming up with ideas on where they came from. This blog post contains the table of 100 backgrounds.
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