YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #159

Up this week: Fe (Switch, 2018) – journey with us through this beautiful, meditative adventure game where secrets abound and songs serve as communication. Not Zangief (multiple consoles) – our occasional series that’s all about having fun with fighting games. Yoshi’s Island (SNES, 1995) – it’s up to Yoshi to reunite two young, and famous,…

YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #158

Up this week: Fe (Switch, 2018) – journey with us through this beautiful, meditative adventure game where secrets abound and songs serve as communication. Not Zangief (multiple consoles) – our occasional series that’s all about having fun with fighting games. Yoshi’s Island (SNES, 1995) – it’s up to Yoshi to reunite two young, and famous,…

First (and Second) Impressions of The Talos Principle

After putting in a solid dozen or so hours into The Talos Principle, I can safely say that I remain both delighted and intimidated by puzzle games of this sort. I’m not sure what this might say about my gaming tendencies generally, only that my recent years in gaming have shown that I’m super cautious…

YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #157

Up this week: Not Zangief (multiple consoles) – our occasional series that’s all about having fun with fighting games. GRIS (various, 2018-2020) – in a game quite like no other, we take an evocative trip through the manifestations of painful emotions as experienced by a girl names Gris. [FINAL] Yoshi’s Island (SNES, 1995) – it’s…

YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #156

Up this week: Not Zangief (multiple consoles) – our occasional series that’s all about having fun with fighting games. GRIS (various, 2018-2020) – in a game quite like no other, we take an evocative trip through the manifestations of painful emotions as experienced by a girl names Gris. Yoshi’s Island (SNES, 1995) – it’s up…

Summer Games Done Quick Goes Online This Year

Continued concerns over COVID-19 have prompted the producers of Summer Games Done Quick to cancel its physical event and go online. This year, for one week in August, GDQ fans will be able to virtually watch various gaming sessions featuring their favorite speedrunners speedrunning from the comfort and safety of their own homes. As is…

YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #155

Up this week: Not Zangief (multiple consoles) – our occasional series that’s all about having fun with fighting games. GRIS (various, 2018-2020) – in a game quite like no other, we take an evocative trip through the manifestations of painful emotions as experienced by a girl names Gris. Yoshi’s Island (SNES, 1995) – it’s up…

The Sims 4: Love and Loss

This is an ongoing series about my experience playing The Sims 4 for the first time. For other previous posts in the series, click here (part 1), here (part 2), and here (part 3). If Peeps seemed to be something of a mild, computer-addicted introvert in her twenty-somethings, middle-aged Peeps is proving to be something…

YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #154

Up this week: Not Zangief (multiple consoles) – our occasional series that’s all about having fun with fighting games. GRIS (various, 2018-2020) – in a game quite like no other, we take an evocative trip through the manifestations of painful emotions as experienced by a girl names Gris. Yoshi’s Island (SNES, 1995) – it’s up…