Brought to you one day late by Shamus fighting off hordes of influenza ninjas. Or maybe he’s just playing XCOM.
The Best of 2011
My picks for what was important, awesome, or worth talking about in 2011.
Even allegedly smart people can make life-changing blunders that seem very, very obvious in retrospect.
Batman: Arkham City
A look back at one of my favorite games. The gameplay was stellar, but the underlying story was clumsy and oddly constructed.
In Defense of Crunch
Crunch-mode game development isn't good, but sometimes it happens for good reasons.
Silent Hill 2 Plot Analysis
A long-form analysis on one of the greatest horror games ever made.