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Do You Care for Quick Time Events?

I love Quick Time Events. There, I said it. Don't worry; I'm aware that bad QTEs exist. After all, gamers often state categorically that they "love video games" knowing full well that bad games exist. Similarly, I'm fond of Quick Time Events despite the fact that many examples are quite awful. Quite a lot of them… » 8/14/14 7:20am 8/14/14 7:20am

7 Strangest Bathroom Scenes in Gaming

Strange stuff happens in bathrooms, both in real life and in games. Bowels are a reminder that we are organic machines that need fuel, processing, and excretion. While games are full of strange foods, there aren't as many bathrooms and I've always wondered why so few RPGs have bathrooms when they're trying to… » 7/17/14 10:00am 7/17/14 10:00am

The Moment That Defined E3 For Me

There's a PlayStation mural outside of E3. It features PS mainstays in boats, a parody of this George Washington painting. I was picking out who was who with a friend. "It's Infamous guy! It's Claire from Resident Evil! It's... a basketball player!" Then a security guard walked up. "I only recognize one of those… » 6/12/14 9:37pm 6/12/14 9:37pm