William Hughes
May 6

“Civil War,” a children’s guide to, you guessed it... Captain America: Civil War

Mar 20

While most (if not all) of the Myst games deal with worlds that have been used and discarded, Riven was about a world that was literally falling apart.

Feb 14

As far as annoying sidekicks in games go, the one that’s stuck with me all these years is Cedric the Owl from King’s Quest V. Whenever I got stuck I’d try to kill him with my magic wand.

Jan 24

I bet once they get around to a game focusing on the Saga of Yamcha, then the franchise will have reached the appropriate stopping point.

Jan 4

not unlike Debratha, the first time she saw Bradley the Helpful Firefighter limpid and nude in the tumescent light of dawn Read more

Oct 4

I had quite a bit of fun with Link’s Awakening on release day. Huge fan of Link’s Awakening, and have long said that it’s not just one of the best Game Boy games; it’s one of the best Zelda games. I appreciate that they didn’t change the core game with the updates they made. Outside of graphical changes, it’s mostly ju Read more

Oct 4

That’s a lovely sentiment to end up at after re-evaluating your own perceptions. I’ve never particularly cared for 8-bit graphics and when I was young, I didn’t have the knowledge or capital to collect a lot of Gameboy games or know which ones were good (thanks, James Bond 007!, the closest game to Zelda I ever Read more

Aug 23

Detroit: Become Human
I had fun playing through this game and it looks great with some stellar music themes. Cheering and regretting choices or failed quick-time events at times, the minute-to-minute experience was addictive. It’s the aftermath, when you let it sink in and think deeper, the game turns out to be quite Read more

Aug 9

I don’t think it’s necessarily the quantity of the writing that makes Torment work the way it does, or even the quality of the prose itself. It’s the actual design of the gameplay as it relates to the narrative. They did something very clever and very difficult with RPG design. Most RPG player characters to that point Read more

Aug 9

Let’s not forget Michael T Weiss, the Pretender himself, as the voice of the Nameless one. Don’t let it end like this.

Aug 9

You left out Mitch Pileggi (as Dak’kon) and Dan Castellaneta (as Nordom) in your list of the game’s stellar voice talent. No biggie, I just thought I’d mention them. :) Read more

Jul 31

The montage song is “Robert De Niro” by Queen Sarah Saturday. The band hails from Durham, NC, where Adam Reed went to college, and were active during the same years. Their song “Seems” was notably featured in Empire Records as the workers prepare to open the store. AJ abruptly changes the song, using his veto for the Read more