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

About Best Ofs This article is one of the “Best of Irrational Passions”, meaning it’s featured on our Best Of page. Along with it, we have both a full read-through of the article and a conversation about the article, the writing…

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…  

Lost Oddities : Please Notice Me, Britney Spears

Oh baby baby, how was I supposed to know…

The Art of the Video Game: Painting

Youssef joins the IP writing team to discuss video games and their emulation of classic art pieces and movements.

Opinion: Twilit Ghost Town

Twilight Princess suffers from a really extreme problem.

Feature: Uncharted Feelings– An Uncharted 4 Critique

The Uncharted series and I have such a weird relationship. Let’s call it, tenuous, but not necessarily in a bad way. I’ve just never been super attached to it. Or at least, that’s what I thought. In fact, I think…

Irrational Passions 2015 Game of the Year

Let’s close out the first month of 2016 by discussing our favorite game from 2015.