Spotlight: The Coles

Doing what you love for a living is the dream, isn’t it? Waking up everyday knowing you can put all of your energy into the things that make you happy, so that you can produce the best output, and feel…

Vested Interest: Alex Talks

I know this one is preachy, and I get it. I just really wanted to get my thoughts and feelings out there about the super vicious response to some of the E3 news coming from Nintendo. Maybe it’s just me, but…

Goat Simulator Doesn’t Deserve a Score

There really aren’t proper words to describe the real conundrum surrounding Coffee Stain’s unlikely hit. Seeing (and playing) is believing, and is truly the only way to “get it,” and even then, there’s no guarantees that you’ll find Goat Simulator…

The Last of Us vs. Bioshock Infinite

We decided to put something special together for our 2013 Game of the Year content, but it unfortunately got delayed by an assortment of crazy circumstances and editing issues. Either way, here is the final product! We each found that…

A Little Story Never Hurt

Distress consumes your conscious; a fine line faded between the flurry of misfortunes. Perseverance, the trait that determines life and death, casually drifts to the back corridors of your mind because you’ve come too far. Too far to submit to…

IrrationalPod Ep. 175

A late show, we’re sorry, but it’s here (with some audio issues).

Throwback Thursday: Super Smash Bros.

Running barefoot across streets, catching fireflies in a jar to create a nightlight for later, and those unsettling nights when sleep is far from happening because of the late night ghost stories characterize a normal childhood. As video games became…

A look back: Adventure games

Niall and Alex talk about one of their most memorable genres.

Spotlight!: Jane McGonigal

If you’re reading this, it’s safe to say you like games. They serve many purposes to many sorts of people, be it a time occupier over long travels, a lynchpin of our social circles, or the primary form for which…

Spelunky: Alex Talks

Yep, time to talk about a game that isn’t Persona 4. My love for Spelunky runs deep. Deeper than many oceans, I think. Putting into words what makes the game so good is very difficult, but I gave it the ‘ol college…

Gamers Love Earth

Take a deep breath. Not in your your musty dorm room or your dim, abattoir of an apartment. Go outside and take a deep breath. That revitalizing buzz your brain is feeling is what happens when your lungs are filled…

Throwback Thursday: Yearly Franchises

History is taught with intentions to prevent similar tragedies from occurring again. But once one title was able to successfully begin a yearly cycle, it was too tempting not to repeat history. It began as something innocent, a way to…