Tagged:  Smashing Bricks

By Eddie Inzauto, July 4, 2008 0 Columns

I’m going to go out on a limb and assume that, at one point or another, everyone has wanted a second chance at something. It may have been simple, like a mulligan on the 18th hole of last weekend’s golf… Read More »

Fear And Hatred: A Multi-Platform Experience

By Eddie Inzauto, June 25, 2008 0 Columns

I recently played Atlus’s Summon Night: Twin Age for the Nintendo DS, and while it was neither breathtaking nor abysmal, it did manage to ignite a tiny flame inside the dark, cavernous recesses of my mind. It got me thinking… Read More »

By Eddie Inzauto, June 15, 2008 0 Columns

Sometimes I can’t help but wonder whether or not the entirety of the video game industry cares about the constant opposition that is presented by the mainstream media and the older, non-progressive population in general. Most of us in the… Read More »

Game or Watch? What Makes A Game Great?

By Eddie Inzauto, June 8, 2008 0 Columns

Gamers always have differences of opinion. What makes this industry fun (or maybe nightmarish?) is that the fans are incredibly outspoken and passionate enough to wage wars upon one another over their various points of view. Although we can be… Read More »

By Eddie Inzauto, June 1, 2008 0 Columns

Video game publishers thrive off of sequels, often relying on brand recognition and the ‘household name’ effect to drive sales further than they might see with wholly original intellectual properties. Consumers are more likely to purchase those games whose titles… Read More »

Enough Already: Franchises That Should Call It Quits

By Eddie Inzauto, May 25, 2008 0 Columns

Today I will be continuing my spontaneous semi-mini-quasi-series on videogame sequels. Last week I listed a a handful of sequels that don’t yet exist, but definitely should be on my consoles…now. I don’t think my words will be as pleasant… Read More »

Give Me More: Games That Need Sequels

By Eddie Inzauto, May 17, 2008 0 Columns

I’ve been thinking a lot about sequels lately, and how so many original games these days will eventually have at least one sequel somewhere down the road. It really doesn’t matter if the game is good, great, mediocre, or utter… Read More »

Wii Paint?

By Eddie Inzauto, May 2, 2008 0 Columns

What else can the Wii do? That is one question that the brains behind Operation: Nintendo Wii seem to constantly be asking one another. We’ve already seen things like the Wii Wheel to mimic real-world driving, gun-shaped peripherals and realistic… Read More »

By Eddie Inzauto, April 25, 2008 0 Columns

I recently made a move from my native land on the east coast of the United States to the Golden State of California – sunny San Diego, to be exact. While making the three-day, 3000-mile journey across the country in… Read More »

Genre Fusion: Binary Lovechildren

By Eddie Inzauto, March 21, 2008 0 Columns

It’s not uncommon for gamers to hear the question, “what is your favorite genre?” Throughout my game-playing career, I have been hit with this very query on more occasions than I can count. Each time I feel slightly uncomfortable about… Read More »