360: Disney Universe

  Review: It’s like Kingdom Hearts meets Lego Star Wars, except not quite as fun. I’ve got a pretty firm handle on why the “Lego” series of video games has been such a hit.  They’re simple games with a straightforward and unchanging game mechanic hitched to large media franchises that people already know the stories […]

PC: The Blackwell Legacy

Review: I picked up the initial Blackwell Trilogy as part of a recent Indie Royale Bundle in December 2011.  I’ve always been a big Adventure Game fan, stretching back to the first PC game that I ever played on my own: Space Quest.  I spent many years as a Sierra fan, looking disdainfully at the […]

PC: Back to the Future: The Game

  Review: Back to the Future holds a special place in my heart.  I saw it when I was very young and it is the earliest movie I can remember loving.  My grandmother had a copy of it recorded off of HBO and I watched it EVERY time I was at her house.  Later, when […]

Amazon VOD: Beginners

  Review: Hang on!  Let’s back up a bit. “Amazon VOD” VOD stands for Video on Demand, which is currently how Amazon is marketing its streaming and downloadable video service through their website. It has gone by other names in the past, but this is what the channel shows up as in my Roku box, […]

TV: Batman: The Brave and the Bold

Review: Recently I’ve taken some time out to watch the backlog of recorded The Brave and Bold episodes I had on my DVR before disconnecting my cable.  I had heard a great deal of good things about this series being sort of a love song to the silver age Batman comics and, more directly, the […]