Category Archives: PS2

It’s 2017, and I’m finally done with PS2 games.

The PS2 came out at possibly the worst possible time.  I was deep in the throes of an Everquest habit, and it followed up the PS1, a system where niche Japanese games tended to get incredibly small print runs and … Continue reading

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Idol Janshi Suchie-Pai IV: War Sometimes Changes

  Another day, another mahjong game.  This time, Idol Janshi Suchie-Pai IV – the last entry in the series and not a bad way to wrap things up. Fourteen years passed between the first Suchie-Pai game, a Super Famicom cartridge … Continue reading

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Rule of Rose: Girls Gone Wild

…no, no, REALLY wild.  As in some serious Lord of the Flies action going on here.  Really, it’s more Girls Gone Feral but I thought this was a better title for clickbait purposes. Ahem. Uh, where was I? Oh, yes.  … Continue reading

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Winter Wrap-Up

In the last couple of weeks of 2015, I burned through a good dozen games, neglecting my usual habit of writing a couple of paragraphs about each as I went. I figured I should catch up on that: Silent Hill: … Continue reading

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There may be something wrong with me

There are a few places in video games that I’ve seen enough times that they’ve become familiar places to me.  Most of them are in MMOs, of course, since you tend to run through the same bit of scenery enough … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Titles

I can’t think of a more disparate pairing of logos. I finished Kingdom Hearts II on Friday, and I am glad that I finally admitted that I was never going to play Chain of Memories and got on with the … Continue reading

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Steam Sharing

I think I’ve identified the demographic that Valve’s new Family Sharing feature is aimed at, and it’s basically, well, gamers who spread themselves thin across multiple consoles and who may have some PC games in Desura and some others in … Continue reading

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