Trap Adventure 2 is Super Mario Brothers in the Black Lodge

Hiroyoshi Oshiba is a terrorist. We should be meeting in non-descript rooms and drawing up plans to raid the Japanese developer, take him into custody, and answer for the pain and suffering he’s been causing iOS users. Hiro takes glee…

Possum Springs, USA

Let’s take a trip to Possum Springs.

Feature: Learned, Lost, & Pained in 1000 Days of Writing

Alex looks back on 1000 days of writing about video games.

Housemarque in The Myth of Sysiphus

Our community’s mythic reverence of yesteryear makes new gods out of pop culture. We pay tribute to the quarter machine, pray to the pixel, worship the retro. These gods, though made mighty by our collective belief, are powerless to the…

In Ghosts of Miami, Latino Characters Take Center Stage

Even though it was not my own generation, the pop-culture and colors of the 1980s have always fascinated me. It was those bright blues, hot pinks, and the backdrop of a 1986 Miami that first grabbed my attention when I…

For the Love of the Game

This story takes place entirely in the world of Rocket League. It is based on the story of my first journey to the Rocket League championship game. When I was a young boy, I would spend hours in a field…

Lost Oddities: Need for Speed Underground
Immediately upon reaching the title screen for 2003’s Need for Speed: Underground, there is an intense feeling of excitement and guilty pleasure, as “Get Low” by Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz begins to blast from your TV speakers…
Lost Oddities: Discovering Deadly Premonition

“I finally got to see the real Rainy Woods…”

My Oregon Trail.

This story details me jumping back into the world of The Oregon Trail over a decade after I last played. The story is told near entirely from the perspective of the characters in game, along with a few personal thoughts…

Lost Oddities: It’s Time to Talk About Blinx
The history of video games has had many anthropomorphic  animals attempt to become a mascot or a household name. I’m talking about the ill fated names of game characters such as Awesome Possum, Aero the Acrobat, Bubsy the Bobcat, and…
Lost Oddities: The Game Where No One Scores

Got me doing things I’ll never do…