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Portal on Mac free!

May 12th, 2010 by

Steam is available for Mac.  And one of my all-time favorite games, Portal, is free (until May 24)!  See the full article at Gizmodo.

Thanks to lostarchitect for the tip.  What would I do without you?

Shocking Bioshock costumes

November 24th, 2009 by

Wow.  Check out these pictures over at Geekologie:

bioshock cosplay

Thanks to lostarchitect for pointing this out.

Leggo my Lego

November 20th, 2009 by

We have been obsessed with the Lego series games lately.  They’ve been around for so long, and I had no idea how fun they are until just recently.  So cute, and no talking.

Lego Star WarsIn semi-related news, I read this article in Slate about co-op game play.  Luckily, no one I play with is as jerk-y as what he describes.

Favorite games of all time

September 19th, 2009 by

1. Grim Fandango – I love the imagery and the dialogue.  In fact, I used the music and some of the poems from this game for an animation in architecture school.

2. Monkey Island – Haven’t tried the latest incarnation, but hopefully I’ll have some time for this soon.

3. Portal – SO EXCITED for the sequel.

4. Katamari – ditto

5. Little Big Planet – This is so cute and fun, but sadly I haven’t played much since my brother moved to another state.

6. Loco Roco – The cutesy noises the blobs make are kind of annoying, but I’m still searching for all the hidden spaces and fruits.

7. River City Ransom – I can’t count the hours my brother and I spent beating up thugs with a chain or steel pipe.  We must’ve finished this game at least a dozen times.

8. Jumpman – I used to come home from school and play this game over and over.  The graphics were so simple, but the game is so addictive.

9. The Simpsons – This was one of the few arcade games I really liked.  The new game is good too.

10. Dragon Warrior – We would spend all summer vacation searching for the metal slime in order to accumulate experience points.  I would never have patience for this now, but at the time, we were obsessed.

Rolling rolling rolling…

September 4th, 2009 by

I just read today that there will be a new Katamari game coming out in September, Katamari Forever.  I’m super excited, since I couldn’t play the last one (Beautiful Katamari) that only came out for Xbox.  Time to clear out the last week of September, because I want to devote my time to rolling up everything in sight.  In the meanwhile, I feel inspired to make some clay katamaris, or maybe the royal family.

katamari