posts from video game

Smell That Video Game Smell

by August 11th, 2011 - Science » Culture » Video Games »

I recently purchased Gran Turismo 5 due to my newly found fandom of Top Gear, an interest to learn how to drive manual, and the fact that Burnout Paradise is good for learning how to violently crash a car but not actually how to drive a car in any proper way. Upon revving up GT5, […]

Steaming about Customer Support

by July 15th, 2011 - Culture » Video Games »

I love game company Valve and their distribution system, Steam. I have logged many hours basking in the “Om Nom Nom” of the zombie survival game Left 4 Dead, have sat in awe of the Half Life and Portal franchises, and have discovered such strange indie games However, it never dawned on me that they […]

The Video Game Gene

by May 18th, 2011 - Culture » Video Games »

My ancestors had long been blessed with a gene whose only function is to help one excel at video games. It simply hasn’t presented itself because video games only came into being during my generation. My grandfather toiled in the fields just to get by, but had he been playing Harvest Moon or Farmville he […]

Super Hepatitis Taco 3: Ultimate Championship Edition Alpha 5

by February 28th, 2011 - Science » Culture » Video Games »

As I tremble in stupid anticipation of my impending epidural, my mind turns to the last time my imagination was traumatized by an impending medical procedure. When I was around 7 years old, my father and I stopped one night to grab some tacos at Taco Bell. A week or so later, there was a […]

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