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December 23rd, 2008
The Refused
by Scorpia

Okay, going by Ag’s and Xian’s comments in the earlier post, here we have the list of “refused” games. These are games you would have otherwise bought, but skipped for reasons other than lack or money or system requirements. This, of course, refers to games released in ’08. Have at it!

December 23rd, 2008
GOG Bundles Up
by Scorpia

Baby, it’s cold outside. So CD Projekt came up with some bundles to keep you warm at the computer. Now through the end of the year, you can pick up the following compilations, for only $9.98 each:

Fallout & Fallout 2; MDK & MDK 2; Freespace with Silent Threat mission pack & Freespace 2; Descent 1+2 & Descent 3 with Mercenary expansion; Stonekeep & Lionheart.

GOG has also added Abe’s Exoddus to the regular catalogue. So if you’re still in need for something to play this holiday season, head on over and grab your bundle.

GOG holiday special

December 22nd, 2008
A List Of Our Own
by Scorpia

As I mentioned in an earlier post, this is the time of year when everyone puts up lists of all kinds. Especially “Best Games of 2008” compilations. Since I played only one game this year (Avernum 5, and lucky to have even that), there’s not much of a list I could make. But what about you?

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December 21st, 2008
Are Games More Violent Today?
by Scorpia

That’s the question Tyler Nagata asks over at gamesradar. He answers it by giving a rundown of some real-life examples of bloody combat. But is that really an answer?

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December 20th, 2008
Wii Is Dangerous
by Scorpia

Yep, the UK Telegraph reports that British doctors are expecting to treat more Wii-related injuries this holiday season.

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December 19th, 2008
EA: Desperate Maneuvers
by Scorpia

Despite all the big talk this year, EA is hurting. They’re laying off 10% of the workforce world-wide, which is about a thousand people. Some studios are closing, others are being consolidated. And now, EA games are showing up on Steam.

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December 19th, 2008
A Strange Experience
by Scorpia

Really strange. Maybe someone out with with XP experience (no, that’s not redundant ;) can provide an explanation. I mean Windows XP, naturally.

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December 18th, 2008
A Couple Of Things – UPDATE!
by Scorpia

Been meaning to mention a couple of things: a poll at RPGwatch and a new game over at GOG.

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