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

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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

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My Oregon Trail.

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…

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.