Mortal Kombat 11’s Ethnic Retconning is a Powerful Statement

For decades, Mortal Kombat has been a staple series of the fighting game genre. Its had a rollercoaster ride of hits and misses, but its most recent entries have not only revived the dwindling franchise but have made noticeable impacts…

SNK 40th Anniversary is the New Standard for Retro Game Collections

Every once in a while, we see a prolific game developer or publisher put out a collection of some of their best games across their history in a nice, convenient package. These collections give us access to some of our…

Opinion: EA is Anthem’s Worst Enemy

I’ve put close to 30 hours into Anthem. I’m one level away from unlocking the fourth Javelin suit and have started the end game grind to get “the best loot”, I can’t stop thinking about this game for a lot…

Tetris 99 is the Future We Didn’t Ask For

Tetris 99 is batshit. After February 13th’s Nintendo Direct revealed yet another re-purposing and re-imagining of Tetris, I was left incredulous. It’s not that the idea is, in and of itself, a bad one. Tetris has been a competitive game…

Opinion : Square Should Have Read the Signs to Prevent Octopath Shortages.

The Square Enix is a strange beast these days. In years past, their games were synonymous with role-playing. These titles evoked wide ranges of emotions from its players with characters and stories that drew in their audience and left them…

Opinion: Why Bringing Back Tales of Vesperia is Important

Tales of Vesperia is a little game from 2008 that I feel not a lot of people played. Mostly because no one seems to talk about it or are reacting to it having an actual and very important stage presence…

Input Ep. 30 : Parkland, Gun Violence, and Are Video Games Too Violent?

On this week’s somber and important episode of Input, Jarrett and Logan discuss the shooting in Parkland, Florida and President Trumps suggestion that violent video games and movies may be to blame. Discussion Topics:  Parkland Shooting and Video Games are…

Opinion: LABO For Everyone

Two Thursdays ago (or January 18th for those of you reading this at a later date) Nintendo did a special reveal of a new kind of gameplay experience for the Nintendo Switch. Leading up to the reveal, the internet was…

Our Game of the Year—2017

A note about the podcast’s favorite title of 2017.

Logan Wilkinson’s Top Ten Games of 2017

2017 has been a year huh? As political upheaval, cultural tumult, and a society debating about where to go next hangs heavy over all of our heads, the video game industry stepped up and produced one of the single finest…

Possum Springs, USA

Let’s take a trip to Possum Springs.

Alex’s E3 2017 Predictions

Alex gets to share his thoughts and feelings on the upcoming Electronic 3.