Game Review: Good Job!

This past weekend I got knocked on my butt with a stomach bug that went through our family. I was able to function, but I […]

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Quick Review: The Outer Worlds

I’ve wanted to lose myself in a video game lately, and recently saw that The Outer Worlds was now available on the Nintendo Switch. It […]

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Movie Review: Spider-Man Far From Home

We finally got around to watching the latest Marvel movie Sunday night, Spider-Man Far From Home. With the conclusion of Avengers, this movie slipped under […]

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A weekend in Chicago

This past weekend I got to take a trip with my youngest son to the Windy City. This was the first time he and I […]

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Pokémon Go revisited

Back in 2016 I jumped on the craze that is Pokémon Go. I played for a while, and then eventually put it way. However, recently, […]

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Too young

Back in 2007 I was a big World of Warcraft gamer, and it remained my primary hobby for many, many years. I was deeply involved […]

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Steamworld Dig 2

A while ago I played through Steamworld Dig on the Wii U. I really enjoyed the game and found the game play style fun and […]

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The magic of playthroughs

From time to time there’s a video game that I’d really like to play, but for some reason or another, it’s just not feasible. A […]

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Quick review: Snipperclips

When we first got our Nintendo Switch we quickly discovered a fun little indie game called Snipperclips. The gist of the game is that you […]

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Quick Review: Mario Odyssey

My son and I went out for the midnight release of Super Mario Odyssey a week ago and he’s been having a great time with […]

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RetroPie

I realized I hadn’t played with my Raspberry Pi in a while so the other day I decided to download RetroPie and give it a […]

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Easter Vegas vacation, day 2

On Saturday we decided to take my youngest son, and my wife’s nephew, on a few fun adventures. First though, the wife and I started […]

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Zelda: Breath of the Wild

I picked up a Nintendo Switch for the family shortly after it came out. Of course one of the games I got was Zelda: Breath […]

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Stardew Voodoo

One of the games that I got in the Humble Bundle Freedom Bundle is Stardew Valley. I had heard good things about this game from […]

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Quick Review: The Stanley Parable

One of the many games I acquired in the Humble Freedom Bundle was a great game called The Stanley Parable. This game has been out […]

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Games for a cause

One of the coolest things of the modern era is how gaming and giving have come together. Organizations like Extra Life, Child’s Play, and Humble […]

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Fire Emblem Heroes

My youngest son is into Fire Emblem on the 3DS, and when the recent iOS game came out I decided to check it out for […]

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First impressions: LEGO Avengers

The youngest spawn and I have started our next LEGO game together, this time the LEGO Avengers game. This game is set during the Age […]

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LEGO Force Awakens

The youngest spawn and I recently picked up LEGO Force Awakens when it was on sale and have managed to play a few levels now. […]

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The Nintendo Switch

Today Nintendo unveiled their new upcoming console, the Switch. The form of this console had been rumored for many months to be a hybrid of […]

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LEGO Batman 3 redux

A couple weeks ago my youngest son and I played through the LEGO Batman 2 game on our old Xbox 360. As we were talking […]

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Finally got to play Overwatch

Now that my iMac is all upgraded with a nice SSD, I decided to toss Windows on a small partition and try out Overwatch, the […]

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Time on my hands

Starting next week, I will have five weeks with a lot more time on my hands. My wife needs to finish off a clinical for […]

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Game Review: Pokken Tournament

One of the advantages of having teenage kids is that they often buy video games that you want to play. My youngest recently bought Pokken […]

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Stupid addicting phone games

My wife recently got me hooked on a mobile game called Two Dots. It’s been featured as an Editor’s Choice on the app store, and […]

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Review: Firewatch

A few weeks ago, I started hearing about a new game from an independent group of developers (Campo Santo), who have a long pedigree in […]

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Putting stones in the hearth

I’ve been a long time fan of Blizzard games. In particular I was a huge fan of World of Warcaft, having played for many, many […]

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Fiz

Yesterday I discovered a game on sale in the app store called Fiz. It’s a brewery management game for mobile devices, and I’ve been having […]

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Yoshi’s Wolly World

Last night I picked up a new game to play on the Wii U, Yoshi’s Wolly World. It took a while to download, but my […]

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StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void

I’ve been a fan of Blizzard RTS games since the original Warcraft. I still have fond memories of hooking up two Macs with AppleTalk cables […]

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Mario Maker

One of the most hotly anticipated games of the Fall is Nintendo’s Mario Maker. Timed to coincide with Mario’s 30th anniversary, Mario Maker allows anyone […]

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Wii U Indie games

Last month, I saw that there was a Humble Bundle for Nintendo’s Wii U and 3DS console/handheld. I’ve bought Humble Bundles before, and sometimes it’s […]

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Quick Review: Stealth Inc 2

(This was supposed to post last night… oh well, guess there will be two today) The other week I picked up a Humble Bundle of […]

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I suck at jumpy games

So I picked up Shovel Knight on the Wii U. My son beat it in about 6 hours. I suck at it. Bad. That is […]

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Review of Broken Age part 2

A year ago I bought the highly anticipated game Broken Age. One of the unique aspects of this crowd-funded game is that they released it […]

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Hyrule Warriors quick review

As I mentioned in a post on my other blog about the Wii U, I’ve been playing the Hyrule Warriors game. This is a Zelda […]

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