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Black Friday: Blood Money

by Maggie Wilandon November 25, 2016
“Black Friday: Blood Money” is a sandbox open world RPG, where you play as Steven Lamb. Steven’s life hasn’t been going too great lately, especially since his wife has asked for a separation and took his beloved 6 year old daughter, Emilie, with her. When Steven discovers she’s seeing another man, he feels desperate to […]
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It’s All I Have

by Maggie Wilandon November 4, 2016
As far as hobbies go, collecting has to be one of the dumbest, and as a collector, I feel I can say that with some validity. I’ve collected multiple things over the years, ranging from comic books to movie posters to human hearts. So, for me, when achievements came out, it was an instant buy […]
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Click On Me, Senpai!

by Maggie Wilandon October 25, 2016
  A few years ago, I started getting into visual novels. Being someone who’s enjoyed reading my whole life (I know; a woman, reading?! What will they let us do next? Vote?! Operate them fancy motor vehicles?! The possibilities are endless!) it just seemed like the obvious move to combine both reading and video games […]

Don’t Tread Water On Me

by Maggie Wilandon December 10, 2015
I was reading up on the new Tomb Raider on wikipedia the other night, and one of the things I read was this statement: Lara can swim which will add to Lara’s mobility and combat tactics. Having just finally 100% the first one, I realized that while she CAN go into the water in the […]

We Wish Ewe A Merry Christmas

by Maggie Wilandon December 6, 2015
Games are being considered more and more like movies. With game adaptations of films, and cinematic games such as Mass Effect, Tomb Raider or Heavy Rain, there’s no doubt that gaming is trying to be more film like, but this leads to a few problems. The first of which I spoke about a few years […]

There’s A New Periph In Town

by Maggie Wilandon November 21, 2015
Imagine this scenario, children of the future: You’re a kid, in the mid-ninties, and you’re in the back of your parents car at night. Maybe you’re going on vacation, maybe you’re simply going home from seeing family, who knows. Maybe you have siblings, maybe you don’t, but either way you’re bored because siblings suck and […]

Leisure Suit Larry Doesn’t Live Here Anymore

by Maggie Wilandon November 16, 2015
There’s something inherently wrong with allowing sex to define hobbies. Case in point; women can’t know jack about cars, unless they’re butch lesbians, because apparently they’re “almost just guys”; an example used primarily by straight men, for the record, most of whom have probably never even met a butch lesbian. I’ve never really been one […]

The Candy-Assed Saga

by Maggie Wilandon November 4, 2015
Every once in a while, I’ll wake up in the morning, ask my girlfriend to make me some tea, and then sit down and think about the things that I want to get done that day. Perhaps, on this particular day of days, I’m feeling rather hopeful. I’m feeling like ‘ya know what, maybe I […]

Insert Token

by Maggie Wilandon September 3, 2015
Back in the early days or video games, arcade was king. You’d go with a few of your friends to wherever you could think of that had a few cabinets if you didn’t have a dedicated arcade around, and often it meant going to places like drug stores, pizzerias and the laundrymat. You’d collect your […]

Let’s Play “GotGame”

by Maggie Wilandon August 25, 2015
Every so often, I wind up somewhere online, a forum or something, where someone (or more than one person) is bemoaning the idea of let’s plays. They say they don’t understand the concept behind it, how you can find watching someone else play a video game through a video be fun and they really don’t […]

Uwe Boll’s “Pixels”

by Maggie Wilandon August 20, 2015
Since this is the internet, I’m going to make brash judgments and criticize something that hasn’t even come out yet even though I have nothing really to go on other than a short trailer. “Pixels” with Kevin James & Adam Sandler. Video game movies have never really gone over well, starting with Mario Bros. to […]