Tag: ron gilbert

  • Video Games of 2013 [GO]

    Writing this list each year is one of my favorite things to do at the end of the year. It forces some perspective on what I played and coheres my thoughts on the experiences this year. I spent less time with video games this year, to the tune of 19 fewer games played. 2013 heralded […]

  • Another Trailer for The Cave [GO/ER]

    Ron Gilbert’s latest adventure game is on the cusp of release and I’m super excited. This is gonna be good, guys, or, at the very least, very interesting.

  • 2010 in Video Games [GO]

    As is typical of me, I played a ton of video games this year. Here’s a listing of what I played along with a few short (or long) words on each game. For the most part, this list is restricted to games released in 2010 unless I did not play them until this year. It’s […]

  • AFD Free Zone [Uncat]

    Just like Ron Gilbert, I hereby declare this space an April Fools’ Day free zone. It really is my least favorite “holiday” I do believe I’m now one step closer to being a grumpy old man…

  • On Tim Schafer, Apotheosis, and Video Game Rockstars: A BrĂ¼tal Legend Review [Game Overview]

    Apotheosis – 1. The fact or action of becoming a god; deification 2. Glorification, exaltation; crediting someone with extraordinary power or status. Do you know who Tim Schafer is? When I still lived at home, my dad used to ask me, “When are you gonna grow up and stop playing video games?” He tells my […]

  • E3 Extravaganza [Game Overview]

    Insert another credit, because it’s time for your weekly video game news and you’ve just hit the Game Overview screen. E3 is a magical time for video games. So much news happened in this past week that this is gonna be an epic post filled with tons of trailers and news. In no particular order, […]

  • Embedded Reporter: Deathspank

    Deep from the trenches, it’s time for your Monday video feature: Embedded Reporter. It’s slightly old news, but three teaser trailers have been released for one of my more anticipated games, Deathspank. Described as Diablo meets Monkey Island, this new game by Monkey Island series creator Ron Gilbert should hopefully not disappoint. It’s already got […]

  • Game Overview: Pre-Current Gen PC All-Star Runner-Up

    Yeah, I know I told you that this would be posted last weekend, but things got a little hectic with my travel plans, so I decided to hold off until the day before the big finale for this one. I know you’re all on the edge of your seats waiting for the announcement, so let’s […]