If the pollen level doesn't die down soon I might not be around to write the next Community Spotlight….Treasure this one as I attempt to pull through the haze of allergies and an insidious cold.
Pour One Out For Halo 2
By S. Robert Delk
This week marks the end of original Xbox Live support. Live radically changed online gaming and Robert remembers it best through the multiplayer experience of Halo 2. I never played the game with other people, but I feel for those who are losing their favorite online pastime.
Red Dead Redemption – Sandbox for Western Fans
By Michael Bradley
Michael’s anticipation for Red Dead Redemption manifests in an imagery-laden glance at the life of a merciless wild-west bounty hunter. I felt myself reel from the description of spitting through cracked lips. This is an absolute must read.
Respect Where It’s Due
By Dennis Scimeca
Living in a cable-less world as I do, I had absolutely no idea that Justin “my name is always a trending topic on Twitter” Bieber bumped Cliff Bleszinski from Jimmy Fallon’s late night show. Dennis is very annoyed by this event and hopes someday talented game developers will stand a chance against passing crazes and get the respect they deserve.
Shadow Chronicles: Overlooked Games From the Past
By Brandon Guerrie
Playing games is often a very personal event — especially for children. Brandon looks back on his favorite games from his youth, not all of which are top-grossing success stories, or even that much fun to play. I’m looking at you, Pac-Man 2: The New Adventures!
The Fantastic, Handmade Mother 3 Figurines From Fangamer (PAX East 2010)
By Meghan Ventura
Camille Young is an amazing artist. She handcrafts wonderful figurines, and at PAX East she showcased her figures from Mother 3. The smooth finish and picture-perfect proportions leave me breathless…. She is a damn good artist; just see for yourself.