1-2. Stair Dismount and Truck Dismount
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Video games are built for slapstick comedy. Most game characters operate by the physical laws of Wile E. Coyote: You can incinerate them, crush them, or drop them from great heights, and in the next scene they’ll be good as new again. The lack of consequences heightens the allure of self-destruction, and a hilarious sub-genre exploits that allure to its fullest.
1. Dire, Dire Docks, Super Mario 64 (1996) [youtube id=XE1ulWSNiFQ width=600] An underwater level can mire an otherwise enjoyable game in a mess of slow movement and wonky gravity. It’s a testament to the tedium of subaquatic game w... Read Post
The Bulletin is a roundup of a few game-related news stories from the previous week. New Grand Theft Auto V trailer introduces its three protagonists [youtube id=Bf38HiYPMiI width=600] Grand Theft Auto IV is the game that caused my ... Read Post
1. Freedom Fighters (2003) [youtube id=jmKpBBT5Ejw width=600] The revisionist history of Freedom Fighters posits what might have happened had the Russians ended World War II by dropping an atomic bomb on Berlin and established thems... Read Post