Truth Vs. Tropes in Video Games (and everything else) Part 7: Boob Armor

Once again, the internet is alive with the sound of outrage (really a perpetual state of being at this point). Recent topic among topics is contoured, anatomically shaped armor lovingly (or infamously) referred to as boob armor. Yup, you guessed it. In a world of little green magical babies, light-speed flying space ships, and laser … [Read more…]

Neko Ghost, Jump! to Launch on the Atari VCS

Atari® — one of the world’s most iconic consumer brands and interactive entertainment producers — today announced that indie game Neko Ghost, Jump! will come to the Atari VCS platform as part of the company’s partnership with Game Jolt. Under the previously announced partnership, a curated list of indie games that incubated or built a community on the … [Read more…]

Hack and Control Your Enemies and Solve the Mysteries Which Have Befallen Robot Utopia in Retro Machina would like to introduce you to a lonely world, long forgotten by humanity, maintained and run by robots in the latest game from developer Orbit Studio, retro-futuristic action-puzzle adventure Retro Machina. Coming to PC and consoles early next year, players take on the role of a solitary worker drone, labeled by the robot society as a … [Read more…]

Cocktails and Classics: Thunderball

We are a little late with this one, but in honor of the passing of Sir Sean Connery we wanted our movie last week to be the next James Bond film in line for us. You might wonder, why did we pick one of the ones no one ever talks about? Back during quarantine we … [Read more…]

Insert Coin, the Ultimate Midway Games Documentary, Releases November 25

Today, Cargo Film & Releasing — a global film sales and distribution agency — is pleased to announce the upcoming digital release of Insert Coin, a documentary focused on the history of Midway Games, a ragtag team of game developers with a simple punk-rock design mantra: “there are no rules.” Director Joshua Tsui’s Insert Coin takes viewers on a raucous … [Read more…]

Atmospheric Survival Horror Game Outbreak: The Nightmare Chronicles Heading to Switch Nov 5

Following the recent release of Outbreak: Epidemic on Switch, Outbreak: The Nightmare Chronicles – the third game in the Outbreak series – will arrive on Nintendo’s portable console next Thursday, November 5. Outbreak: The Nightmare Chronicles pays homage to the classic Resident Evil trilogy while adding a smidge of Silent Hill to the mix. The result is a unique single-player experience featuring bone-crushing difficulty, limited saves via consumable floppy … [Read more…]

Save Money and Go Green by Going Old School With a Classic Safety Razor

Wait, why is a tech/geekology blog talking about shaving razors? Why is this a tech review anyway? Well, bear with me a bit and I think I can show you how this 100 year old technological advancement may be the solution to a lot of our problems with not only the cost of shaving, but … [Read more…]

Cocktails and Classics: Fast Times at Ridgemont High

Fast Times at Ridgemont High is a caricature, almost a parody of high school in the late 70s, early 80s. At least it seems that way from the perspective of someone who went to high school in the 90s. While I knew people in school that I could say were just like the characters in … [Read more…]

Nightdive Studios Launches Strife: Veteran Edition on Nintendo Switch

What do you get when you mix classic 90’s era FPS gameplay with an RPG? You get pure awesome in the form of Strife: Veteran Edition, from developer Nightdive Studios, who launched their beloved shooter/RPG hybrid on the Nintendo Switch! In Strife, a comet impacted the Earth, causing destruction and chaos, and bringing about a horrific mutagenic virus. … [Read more…]