Tag: penny arcade

  • Morality, Maturity, Treading Water, and Missed Opportunities: A Mass Effect 2 Review [Game Overview]

    …like many mechanisms of this kind your choices tend to come down to being an omnibenevolent supercherub or the Goddamned devil. -Jerry “Tycho” Holkins WARNING: SPOILERS A member of your crew was double-crossed before he joined you. Eleven of his friends died as a result of that treachery and he wants revenge on the killer. […]

  • Getting to Know Your Friends [Game Overview]

    New Super Mario Brothers Wii is¬†marriage poison. -Gabe (AKA Jerry Holkins). “The Fullness of Time“ In the past two months I’ve learned one very important truth about my friends: they’re complete jerks. Not in any friendship kind of way, but in the if-it-came-down-to-it-would-they-have-my-back kind of way. It all started with New Super Mario Bros. Wii. […]

  • “There are no commercial games for Linux.” “OBJECTION!” [Objection!]

    Hi, I’m Eric and I’m a guest contributor to Dan’s blog. I plan on starting a column on Dan’s blog called “Objection” where I debunk rumors. I’m not sure how often this column will appear, but I’m sure we’ll get it figured out with time. Today I wanted to debunk the rumor that there are […]

  • Summer of Arcade, 1 G$ in Losses, Twisted Shadows, and More![Game Overview]

    Insert another credit, because it’s time for your weekly video game news and you’ve just hit the Game Overview screen. There’s been a lot of news this week, so let’s get right down to it. The Xbox Live Summer of Arcade schedule has been announced and it looks like there are some great games coming […]

  • Penny Arcade, The Guild, Lost, Heroes [Game Overview/Idiot Box]

    PA I think it’s worth mentioning that the guys at Penny Arcade are universally hilarious. I was tooling around their site today and I found a couple of oldies, but goodies that I thought I would share: There’s one about Pok√©mon that shows Gabe at his training worst. If nothing it’s a hilarious take on […]

  • Valkyria, Tomb Raider, and Realism? [Sony]

    It’s been a while since I’ve talked about it, but I’m still very excited for Valkyria Chronicles. I promised my family that I wouldn’t make any purchases until after Christmas (not that I should be making any at this point), so I have to wait until at least then to hope that I get what […]

  • PA on GoW 2 Dialogue [You Can Quote Me On That]

    Here’s what Tycho has to say about the dialogue in Gears of War 2: Still. There is a point at which “the rookie” says there are a shitload of grubs down there. Marcus Fenix corrects him, suggesting that there are, in fact, “Ten Shitloads.” I want to grant that Gears of War takes place on […]