video games

Podcast 1: The Watchmen

Jeff, Will, and our friends Kiara, Rajiv, and Kevin Smith—no, not that one: the other one—discuss Watchmen the movie, the graphic novel, and the new video game. Did Zack Snyder manage to be faithful to the comic? Would it have been better as a television series directed by Terry Gilliam? Will Kevin ever learn how to pick a lock? The dorks answer these and other questions in just under an hour.

67 of the Best 4kb Java Games You’ll Ever Play

It’s amazing what you can pack into 4096 bytes.  Java4k.com, a site dedicated to the creation and distribution of 4kb Java games, and has compiled a list of the top microscopic games of the year.  Among the best are 4k versions of classics like Asteroids, Brickbreaker, Tower Defense and Mega Man. A standout for me […]

Quake Live Public Beta Now Open

id Software‘s web-based first person shooter Quake Live entered the open beta stage of development last week. Quake Live, based on id‘s popular 1999 shooter Quake III Arena is a free multiplayer browser based first person shooter. For those of you wanting an nostalgic throwback to the world of PC gaming circa 1999(man, that makes […]

BioShock 2: Sea of Dreams Teaser Site Launched

A new teaser site for BioShock 2: Sea of Dreams, There’s Something in the Sea, has been making the rounds online. It features a few documents concerning the kidnapping of a little girl by a red-eyed monster. The site follows a teaser trailer that came on the disc of BioShock for the PlayStation 3. Sea […]

A Boy and His Blob Announced for the Wii

Nintendo and Majesco recently unveiled a sequel to their classic NES game A Boy and His Blob for the Wii. The animated sidescroller tells the story of the friendship between a boy and his pet alien blob. The boy can feed various types of jellybeans to the blob, each one allowing the blob to transform […]

Best Independent Games Of 2008: Vote Now!

The 11th Annual Independent Games Festival has published their nominations for the Audience Award for best indie game of 2008. Conveniently located on the site are links to most of the indie games nominated for this year’s Audience Award. The IGF is set to coincide with the Game Developers Conference later this month, so you still […]