As a bit of an indie game connoisseur, these little gems liven up my life.
I'm the esteemed editor of the equally esteemed Professional Moron. My education is non-existent, my IQ is violently below average, and I smell. I do, however, occasionally write interesting things.
The ultimate Christmas gaming memory for me is back in late 1994. I was 10, the SNES was the console to have, and Rare’s Donkey Kong Country was causing all sorts of hype in the media.
Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.
The graveyard of any industry is filled with the headstones of companies who decided to keep doing things the same old way. Playing only on the margin, making things just a little bit better. That strategy works….for a while, but ultimately it’s fatal.
We shall meet in the place where there is no darkness.
-George Orwell, Nineteen-Eighty Four
They were conquerors, and for that you want only brute force – nothing to boast of, when you have it, since your strength is just an accident arising from the weakness of others.
-Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness
The Wii U was already struggling and, despite a handful of rave reviews, most gamers didn’t bother with Tropical Freeze. This is a great gaming injustice, as I consider it one of the best games of this decade.