Archive for October, 2009
October 26th, 2009

The Beatles: Rock Band addiction, like all good addictions, has begun with anti-social behavior and healthy dose of cultural critique. Instead of going out with friends this past Saturday night, my husband Scott and I stayed home to crack open our latest purchase. I’ve been a Beatles fan since I was old enough to crawl […]

October 20th, 2009

I have officially entered the future. Or, more accurately, I’ve entered the present — only a year or two behind my contemporaries. After much debate I broke down earlier this month and bought an iPhone. I had been using my husband’s for reviews, and finally decided that I was missing out on enough button pushing […]

October 17th, 2009

Because there likely wasn’t enough pixel art of women bound and gagged yet in your day, I just wanted to point out these awesome images from Auntie Pixelante, creator of Mighty Jill Off. Also excellent is Pixelante’s tiny “Choose Your Own Predicament Game.”

October 15th, 2009

A game set among the mentally ill has the potential to be lots of things — eerie, revealing, maybe even funny. A game with the dark, stylized Batman aesthetic set among the mentally ill has the potential to be, well, great. Unfortunately Batman: Arkham Asylum, for all the respectability it’s garnered for the series, is […]

October 5th, 2009

Ah, OkCupid, one more reason why I love you. Wait, um, I mean, I am an objective journalist who covers online dating! Yes… Back in June OKC launched OkTrends, a blog that analyzes data from user profiles and presents to you, the lucky, lucky reader, relevant statistical breakdowns — like how New England is repulsed […]

October 4th, 2009

If there’s one thing the world of geekery isn’t missing these days, it’s games inspired by Alice in Wonderland. Tim Burton’s new movie has been hyped for its release March, 2010 since this summer’s gamer-filled Comic-Con. The sequel to American McGee’s Alice, also due out next year, has caused a similar stir. I reviewed a […]

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