Industry Tributes to Totalbiscuit

On May 24, 2018, popular video game critic John "Totalbiscuit" Bain passed away from cancer. And the internet exploded. "If you don't have enemies, you don't have character." – Paul Newman Totalbiscuit has been a pioneer of video blogging about video games – and, while I haven't personally followed his work, I've heard gamers mention... Continue Reading →

Elite Dangerously: Chapter V

ELITE DANGEROUSLY DrKoobie’s Multimedia Quest for the Stars Chapter V: Back to Black “Astra, request permission to dock.” Flight control responded immediately. “Delacey Romeo Kilo, permission granted, proceed to docking bay two. Please regulate your speed on approach, Commander.” Easier said than done. The ship’s thrusters had been ripped to shreds during my last misadventure.... Continue Reading →

Review: And Yet It Moves

A 2D indie platformer that lets you flip the game world upside down so you can better run away from a hamster photograph. Developer: Broken Rules Publisher: Broken Rules Release date: April 2, 2009 Reviewed on: PC Two Dimensional (Just Like That Kid You Know) I’m sure that many a gaming enthusiast would remember playing Commander Keen,... Continue Reading →

Elite Dangerously: Chapter IV

ELITE DANGEROUSLY DrKoobie’s Multimedia Quest for the Stars Chapter IV: Void Sweat in my mouth, eyes, sliding down my chin, hands trembling on the flight stick; adrenaline withdrawal. I was barely holding it together. I yanked the VR helmet off my head and wiped my face with my sleeve. The woman next to me took... Continue Reading →

Elite Dangerously: Chapter III

ELITE DANGEROUSLY DrKoobie’s Multimedia Quest for the Stars Chapter III: Close Quarter Combat "No, really, I'm no Jameson." My Pilots Federation rank was Novice — not something to boast about, but better than that of countless Harmless pilots who perished on the frontier in droves. But she didn't need to know that. Hold that thought. "Wait,"... Continue Reading →

Review: Left for Dead

The concept meeting at Turtle Rock Studios probably involved a few pints of beer and a showing of Shaun of the Dead. Developer: Valve South Publisher: Valve Corporation Release date: November 17, 2008 Reviewed on: PC Clatto Verata N... Necktie... Neckturn... Nickel... Left 4 Dead's premise is as follows: three dudes and a chick blast through... Continue Reading →

Elite Dangerously: Chapter II

ELITE DANGEROUSLY DrKoobie’s Multimedia Quest for the Stars Chapter II: Poster Monky Goes to Work Costeau Asylum's hangar's blood-stained walls spoke of a history of misery. I hooked my Watts-class personal disintegrator to my hip, put on a trench coat over the pilot suit, and left River Volga for the station's core. The rapid expansion of humanity with... Continue Reading →

Elite Dangerously: Chapter I

ELITE DANGEROUSLY DrKoobie's Multimedia Quest for the Stars Chapter I: A Twist of Fate Ah, Vasilyev Depot, we meet again, I thought, walking down the ramp built into my ship's forward strut. The smell of hydrogen fuel, so usual for space stations like Vasilyev's, was lost behind the thick aroma of space weed. A dreadlocked, black-skinned... Continue Reading →

Review: Fallout 3

A worthy continuation of the franchise and a fantastic game in its own right. And you can shoot people's limbs off, too. Developer: Bethesda Game Studios Publisher: Bethesda Softworks Release date: October 28, 2008 Reviewed on: PC The Day the World Exploded Your ancestors have been hiding in a huge underground vault for generations. Surface-side, the world lies... Continue Reading →

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