Tamagotchi 2014 Review: My Pocket Friend Left Me Before I Could Kill Him

Remember Tamagotchis? Of course you do. They taught you about responsibility. They taught you about friendship. But most importantly, they taught you that friends don't leave friends in rooms filled with their own feces. Now, it's time to reopen those old, grief-stricken wounds. The Tamagotchi is back—and it is still… » 9/09/14 5:50am 9/09/14 5:50am

Ignore Those Early Negative Ouya Reviews. It Wasn't Ready.

While the Android-powered Ouya isn't hitting retail until early June, early backers have received their preview units, and some of them don't have very positive things to say about the great open source console hope. That's to be expected as, according to the console maker, the system isn't review-ready yet. » 4/09/13 11:45pm 4/09/13 11:45pm

Taking a Stand Against Sites That Charge for iPhone App Reviews

With dozens of new iPhone and iPad apps popping up on a daily basis, developers are finding it increasingly difficult to get coverage for their latest games. It's a situation so desperate that several websites selling "expedited" app reviews, a practice mobile developer co-op AppyNation's Andrew J. Smith is not… » 8/30/12 3:30pm 8/30/12 3:30pm

Watch This Woman Sing a Video Game Review

Some video game assessments break down the graphics, sound and music of a new release. Functional, maybe, but a little soulless. Other reviews—like the ones that run on GamePeople—use the different forms of sketch comedy, songwriting and radio plays to get at the heart of what makes a game worth caring about. Now,… » 4/02/12 11:00am 4/02/12 11:00am

Metacritic Calls on Writers to Review More Shitty Games

Metacritic's founder made a little bit of a stir earlier in the week when he went on the A Jumps B Shoots podcast to discuss a wide variety of topics, one of them being that game reviewers were obligated to "review all the shit," not just good games or those expected to sell well. GamePro followed up for a… » 7/16/11 11:00am 7/16/11 11:00am