Category Archives: This isn’t just a video game this is ART you wouldn’t understand it you plebian filth

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance What’s with the name of this game? Revenge and vengeance mean the same thing, so why make a portmanteau that doesn’t carry any new significance? Kojima probably just thought it sounded cool. The Metal Gear Solid … Continue reading

Animu, Beat-Em-Up, Fantasy/Sci-Fi, Stealth, Third-Person, This isn't just a video game this is ART you wouldn't understand it you plebian filth, Video Gaming

Pyrr Ranks ALL 84 Year 1 VGCW Wrestlers

Guest novel article by pyrrhickong. Originally posted on the VGCW Forums , though I added my own comments and images. Used with permission. ———- So now that End Game 5 has finally finished, I just want to say this: I … Continue reading

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BioShock Infinite is Badly-Designed and Badly-Written Prolefeed

BioShock Infinite is Badly-Designed and Badly-Written Prolefeed BioShock Infinite is being praised for its tight gameplay and brilliant story. I found it to be a poor man’s Dishonored and lacking in both combat and plot. I’ll address each separately. The … Continue reading

Fantasy/Sci-Fi, First-Person, Politics, This isn't just a video game this is ART you wouldn't understand it you plebian filth, Video Gaming

The 2012 Vidya Gaem Awards

4chan is a gigantic website for nerds posting nerdly things, including video games. Thanks to 4chan’s anonymity there are some cool things featured on it like vaguely reasonable debates with no pretension or fear of censorship, scans of old magazines … Continue reading

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Frog Fractions and Multi-Genre Games

Frog Fractions and Multi-Genre Games Frog Fractions is a browser-based flash game that initially appears to be about completing simple actions (a frog eating bugs) to teach players about fractions and mathematics. However, this premise is quickly revealed to be … Continue reading

Adventure, Comedy, Shmups, This isn't just a video game this is ART you wouldn't understand it you plebian filth, Video Gaming

Jonathan Blow is the Most Pretentious Man on Earth

Jonathan Blow is the Most Pretentious Man on Earth I kind of liked Braid . It didn’t deserve all the ridiculous hyperbole surrounding it but it was not bad. It had some cool puzzle mechanics and the art was interesting. … Continue reading

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Your Video Game List Does in Fact Blow

It’s odd of me to write a response to something without babbling about how the original author is an idiot. But occasionally I see something like this , something which makes me agree entirely with its conclusion. Michael Lowell’s need … Continue reading

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10 Pieces of Literature that I Attempt to Create Game Proposals For

There were Frankenstein , Dr Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, and Tom Sawyer games for the NES. Parasite Eve for the PlayStation was based on a novel. Someone relatively recently made a NES-like game out of The Great Gatsby . So … Continue reading

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10 More "Underrated" Games That Are Actually Overrated

This is the sequel to my first article about games that are improperly labeled as underrated. Behold: Rez (Dreamcast, Playstation 2, Xbox 360, 2001) Whenever someone reviews Rez , they invariably write some nonsense about synesthesia , a disorder of … Continue reading

Animu, Beat-Em-Up, Fantasy/Sci-Fi, Horror, RPG or thereabouts, Shmups, This isn't just a video game this is ART you wouldn't understand it you plebian filth, Video Gaming

A Review of the Indie Royale "June Bug Bundle"

Indie Royale is a collection of indie games offered for a low price. That low price goes up the more people purchase it but goes down for others if you donate more than the minimum. If that sounds like a copy … Continue reading

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