Grand Theft Auto V isn’t a bad game. Hell, I’d go so far as to call it good. I just don’t see what makes it the best game of our generation or anything of the sort. GTA V expands on … Continue reading Mini-Review: Grand Theft Auto V
Grand Theft Auto V releases at midnight tonight, and I still have a decision on my hands. Should I pick up a copy, or just wait a bit to rent it? I’m a fan of the GTA series, but IV … Continue reading Rent or Buy: The Grand Theft Auto V Conundrum
This column originally ran on February 1, 2010. Since the exploits are much harder to pull off in real life, the Grand Theft Auto series has always held a special place in our hearts. After all, it’s pretty difficult to … Continue reading Checkpoint: GTA San Andreas
I had a good time with Saint’s Row 2, but never got past the intro in Saint’s Row: The Third. Chalk it up to open-world GTA fatigue, but I can barely even play through Grand Theft Auto games these days … Continue reading Saints Row 4: Finally, super powers in an open world
A few weeks ago, a friend and I were going over things that we hated and wished would burn in a terrible fire. I threw out frivolous things that bother me, like “Michael Bay movies” or “Fortunetellers who try to get you to believe they know you by saying things like ‘Sometimes things happen in life that don’t quite meet your expectations.’” He said things decidedly less frivolous, like “my parents” and “people who disagree with me.” I realized at this moment we were not playing the same game and became very uncomfortable.
Anyway, considering this “hate list” got me thinking about different aspects in the video game industry that need to take a permanent hiatus. They don’t have to go home, but they gots to get the hell out of here!
…Sorry, I just always wanted to say that, and I never had a party where people had to leave quickly. Or any kind of party, really.