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

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 the senses … 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

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

Eric Chahi’s From Dust

Eric Chahi is the genius who single-handedly created 1991’s Out of this World (Also known as Another World if you’re some kinda European commie), one of the greatest games in history. But what’s he been up to lately? From Dust … Continue reading

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

Penny Arcade: An Analysis

I wrote this article for the intent of creating worthwhile criticism of what is probably the most popular webcomic in existence–gaming or otherwise. I realize that gamers already know everything I’m about to say and non-gamers probably won’t care. People … Continue reading

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

Ten Overrated Games That Everyone Says Are Underrated

This deserves a bit of explanation. Throughout the internet you can see top 10 lists of anything, and–a particularly popular subject–lists of video games. A common theme is lists of underrated games: those that are undeservedly overlooked or looked down … Continue reading

Fantasy/Sci-Fi, Fighting Games, RPG or thereabouts, This isn't just a video game this is ART you wouldn't understand it you plebian filth, Video Gaming

I’m ambivalent about Xenogears.

I am quite ambivalent about Square’s 1998 video game Xenogears. There are times when I think it’s the most beautiful and profound thing on the planet. At others, I find it an infuriating mess of ill-conceived plot twists that insults … Continue reading

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