Rundown (2/28-3/05) Project Senpai and the Dilk Squad

0 GUP Oh shit crap potato chips wuzzatPartially because of my own sheltered nature, and the fact that I never go out because of school or work, but it’s always really exciting for me to hear random people talk about video games. Even if their conversations are a bit vapid and underdeveloped, as they are not as familiar with the language of games as I am. Still, I got to hear three people talk about Firewatch, and that brings me much joy in the medium as a whole as well as leading credence that the landscape of the medium is improving. Yes, it’s circumstantial evidence I’m using to backup a hefty claim, but it makes me feel a bit better about this medium. Continue reading

Rundown (6/17-6/20) E3 2015: Video Games Were a Mistake; They’re Nothing but Trash

0 Charming

For the record, the title is just a bit of a joke on my part, as are most of my Nigmabox Rundown titles.  This E3 was pretty good as a whole, and had more diversity in general. More games of more types and there were some really nifty announcements as well.  It was a fun time that did have some industry BS, but at least it was at a lower level than it had been the past few years.   Continue reading

Rundown (6/14) E3 2015: Solid Fap Interactive Softworks

0 Gross

You are an ignorant fool if you deny the inherent sexiness of a lizard!

I really do love E3 as an event.  Well, not in regards to actually going there, as it’s an awful physical place that is hot, loud, smells like an armpit, and is so chaotic in its construction that it is hard for anybody to get anything done.  The actual press conferences are speeches to investors, casual observers, and the gaming community at large that often stir up disappointment and mockery while stirring up the needless hype the industry is built upon, but there is pretty much always something wonderful and worth talking about hidden beyond the bullcrap.  It’s kinda shitty when you get down to it, but it is so much fun to follow, especially when taking it all in with friends, or with an eye on your Twitter feed. Continue reading