The State of the Stars

Star Citizen is many things to many people. With a tremendous pile of cash, several complex parts built to eventually merge into one game, and one of the founding fathers of space dogfighting at the helm, it’s almost impossible to avoid the gravitational pull of its heft. It attracts dreamers and skeptics alike, firing at …

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Chess 2 is Coming to Steam and iPad

You may recall that Ben and I took a look at Chess 2 when it hit Ouya a while back. We were pretty big fans- it takes the classic strategy game played by kings and paupers alike, and turns it on its head with fresh new ideas that frankly just make the whole thing more interesting. …

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Skullgirls Fight Night: 2/28/14

We’re working on a brand-new series for Scanline Media, one that requires capturing a whole lot of footage from consoles dating back to the Nintendo 64. Now that I’m armed with the proper tools, Colin and I decided to give them a spin by flailing at each other in Skullgirls for 40 minutes, recording the …

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The Portable Console Mistake

I remember when the PSP came out, and Sony was shouting to all the world that it was a handheld that provided a console experience on the go. The veracity of the claim was pretty suspect to begin with- the awkward controls and sub-PS2 graphics were hardly the equal of console experiences of the time- …

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Buy Stock in StreetPass Rabbit

Well, goddamn. When Nintendo updated the 3DS to add a businessman rabbit that used classic sales tactics to fleece you of your hard-earned dough, I nodded in respect. Don’t pretend that you’re different from used car salesmen, embrace how creepy your hard sell is. A kind of honesty I appreciate. What I did not expect was …

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