Category Archives: Video Games

The Pop-Culture Spectrum Preview of PLAY NYC

On August 19-20, 2017 NYC game creation and education group Playcrafting hosts the first major video game convention in NYC combining PAX and GDC as best they can.  While New York has hosted game conferences and major panel talks and … Continue reading

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Give Me Some of Those Funky Fresh Beats

What if I told you a game could truly deliver almost everything and deliver it in package that explored almost every visual style that video gaming has used? What if I told you this same game could use recycled jokes, … Continue reading

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Population 81 (strike that) 80

In 1987 at the tender age of 10 I had owned a Commodore 64 for a few years, falling in love with Infocom, Sierra, Tellarium and other individual games in the adventure genre. It was in October of that year … Continue reading

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2017: A Look Ahead

2016 is near its end or it’s over based on when you read this. It was a rough year in many respects, but it gave us a ton of excellent pop-culture. 2017 as of now promises to do the same. … Continue reading

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A New Frontier is still full of Pain & Walkers

When you go into anything associated with Robert Kirkman’s The Walking Dead you know to expect dread, pain, and situations in which you feel that everyone was in a “screwed if you do, screwed if you don’t, so may as … Continue reading

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2016: The Year That Was (Making The Best of a Bad Thing)

2016 isn’t over but it will be soon. It’s been a really rough year for many folks, for pop-culture, for the world as a whole. Yet, many of us still stand and we can’t just stop. We must keep going. … Continue reading

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Who Thought Landing Your Head Could Be So Fun?

As anyone who pays attention to me or this infrequently updated site (which is why there’s a twitter feed running and links to all my social media elsewhere), I am a huge Doublefine Games fan.  They’ve yet to make a … Continue reading

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Notice on DFA Documentary/Broken Age

While PCS still awaits the Kickstarter Collector’s Edition we wanted to give you a heads up on the excellent Documentary by 2 Player Productions now being on Steam as well as a bundle sale on Broken Age with the documentary … Continue reading

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Mindjacking, Puzzle Solving, Pixel P & C Fun (DEMO style)

I just finished the demo for Technobabylon which you can get off their website or on STEAM: Official website: http://www.technobabylon-game.com/demo Steam: http://store.steampowered.com/app/371800/ It was one of the best p & c demos I’ve played yet.  It was an amazing teaser … Continue reading

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I hope I can afford an Afterlife train ticket (Grim Fandango Remastered overview)

In 1998 I was in third year of college and working hard. I’m not even sure how I found time for video games, but I did and on top of that heap was Grim Fandango. Up to that point I … Continue reading

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