Did Jak & Daxter Really Have Sequels?

A sequel is supposed to be an improvement upon the original. It’s supposed to take what was good in the first game, expand it and refine it. Jak & Daxter: The Precursor Legacy was an adventure-platformer with a charming world and fun characters. It’s successors, Jak 2 & Jak 3, were adventure-shooter games with grim…

Jak and Daxter: I Miss the Simple Days

I didn’t already write a post about this, right? I don’t think I did….  Anyway, some time ago, I wrote a post comparing the “Jak and Daxter” and “Ratchet & Clank” series, and I thought it was high time I gave you guys a more in-depth look at the “Jak” series, one of my favorites,…

Great Games I Almost Missed

Sometimes, I like to think about how things would be if I made different decisions.  Like, if I had never decided to buy the PlayStation 2, my first venture outside my previously Nintendo-only domain, what games would I be playing now?  What would my collection look like?  I’m sure we all have times where there…

Glitches Involving a Disappearing Act, With no Magicians Responsible

Today’s addition to my little glitch series is a common one, when things just mysteriously vanish.  Mysteriously. Sometimes, the world falls apart around you: This happens in “Spyro” games I played on the Cube.  For me, it was quite common in “Spyro: Enter the Dragonfly” for the ground to disappear in the second world, the…

Games That Inspire Adult Tantrums

Several posts ago, I wrote about how many video games seem to be getting easier now than in the past.  This made me think of games on the other side of the spectrum.  Not really difficult games, though, as you’d expect.  Difficult games can be good for those who like a challenge.  But, what I…