Contrary to convention, I actually find myself liking SOMA more now that we’re covering it on the show. I think this is a game that benefits from repeated playthroughs to map out all the various character stories, explore the different choices, and listen to dialog with the benefit of second-playthrough foresight.
On the other hand, the gameplay generally wears out its welcome before the first playthough is complete. Pity.
Dear Hollywood: Do a Mash Reboot
Since we're rebooting everything, MASH will probably come up eventually. Here are some casting suggestions.
The plot of this game isn't just dumb, it's actively hostile to the player. This game hates you and thinks you are stupid.
The Best of 2011
My picks for what was important, awesome, or worth talking about in 2011.
Quakecon Keynote 2013 Annotated
An interesting but technically dense talk about gaming technology. I translate it for the non-coders.
The No Politics Rule
Here are 6 reasons why I forbid political discussions on this site. #4 will amaze you. Or not.