Category:  Opinion

By Jarrett Green, February 26, 2014 Comments Off Article, Opinion

There are few elements to a game more important than the way it sounds. Even a game with very little story or very sparse gameplay usually has sound effects and a score. Completely silent games died with MUDs made in… Read More »

By Zack Rupp, February 25, 2014 Comments Off Article, Opinion

It grabs ahold of you in the heat of the moment. Hair along your spine sticks up, letting you know it’s fight or flight. Squeeze onto the controller like you’re hanging onto your life, but the racing pulse against your… Read More »

By Aneudys Tejeda, February 24, 2014 Comments Off Article, Opinion

Fun Fact: The music you listen to in high school will be, more or less, the music you listen to for the rest of your life. This is due to the fact that it can be associated to some of… Read More »

By Zack Rupp, February 21, 2014 1 Opinion, Xbox One

Seems like just yesterday Sony and Microsoft fanboys were at each other’s throats about which console was the best, not to say they aren’t still. Though I may not have made a scene in any comment threads, I was among… Read More »

By Aneudys Tejeda, February 14, 2014 Comments Off Article, Opinion

Oh Valentine’s Day. Love is in the air, couples expressing their love for each other. It truly is a romantic time. As for me, I’m snowed in and single. So as I sit down and and play through my games… Read More »

By Jarrett Green, February 12, 2014 1 Opinion

Knowing what a game is about is a deeper, more multi-layered intellectual experience than it may initially seem.

By Zack Rupp, February 7, 2014 Comments Off Article, Opinion, WiiU

Well, Sonic Lost World has come and gone, and in the process managed to break my heart. Lost World seemed like it was upping the ante for Sonic games to come, but I was mistaken. Though, Sonic has managed to… Read More »

By Jarrett Green, January 28, 2014 Comments Off Editorial, Opinion

Since last October, Valve had been the catalyst for a lot of speculative banter surrounding the future of the console industry. The reason: the announcement of their official entry into the living room’s gaming ecosystem via the Steam Box, a… Read More »

Irrational Passions Podcast 2013 Game of the Year Winners

By Nabeshin, January 27, 2014 Comments Off Game of the Year

If listening to 10 hours of podcast isn’t your thing.

By Alex O'Neill, January 27, 2014 Comments Off Game of the Year, Podcast

Better late than never, right?

By Team Irrational Passions, January 17, 2014 Comments Off Article, Opinion

Ever since Telltale Games touched The Walking Dead franchise, they’ve received much deserved attention for their innovations in gameplay. By directing the tone of the game through difficult decisions your character is forced to make, it immerses the player into… Read More »

By Alex O'Neill, January 10, 2014 Comments Off Game of the Year, IrrationalPod

The last day. It’s time to decide the podcast’s 2013 Game of the Year.