Indie Game Review: Don’t Starve (Steam/PC)

Pseudoscience tells us we are never more than three feet away from a spider. Sweet dreams!

“Don’t Starve,” independently developed by Klei Entertainment, is a quirky and surprising addition to the survival / horror genre. Eye-catching visuals and memorable atmosphere combine to turn “Don’t Starve” into a notable cult hit with a few surprises in store for curious gamers. The game opens with Wilson, a Gentleman Scientist, waking to find himself transported to a strange parallel […]

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Does It Hold Up: The Blair Witch Project

Quite often, movies, books, music, television shows, and other pieces of pop culture serve as a reflection of the time when they were made. Sometimes they are very much rooted in that time, and no longer feel relevant in the decades that follow. Occasionally, though, they maintain every ounce of the power they were infused with when they were first […]

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Backlog Quest: Day 10 – Shadows of the Damned – Fear the Boner

Dear Journal, Today I was a Mexican, not a Mexicant. There are two types of gamers in the world: those who have played Shadows of the Damned, and the vastly superior in numbers group who have never even heard of it.  Grasshopper’s game/interactive B-movie didn’t exactly make a big splash when it came out, and it is a damn shame […]

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Catching Up: The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

We all have gaps in our cinematic knowledge, films which, if we confess our ignorance of, someone, somewhere will say, “How have you not seen that?!” Catching Up is about these films, and viewing them so long after seemingly everyone else has. Some of these entries may be shocking, some are embarrassing, but all of them are classics. The Film: Directed by […]

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Review: Rise of Nightmares (For Kinect)

Rise of Nightmares is Sega’s first attempt to bring an adult gaming experience to the Microsoft’s Kinect.  In fact, Rise of Nightmares is the very first title to brand a “Mature” rating by the ESRB in the growing line-up of Kinect games, which till more recently has been mostly known for family friendly titles.  Well Rise of Nightmares certainly earns […]

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