Mar 022014

All hail Helix

twitch plays pokemon ms paint

So for the past week or so, the internet has been abuzz with the completion of a very bold social experiment: what would happen if thousands of people tried playing a single playthrough Pokemon generation 1 all at once. Tonight, I the Inverseman will be giving my thoughts on this breaking phenomenon in gaming.

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Jan 312014
This is awkward...

This is awkward…

On the heels of last month’s reveal of Rosalina, Nintendo announced that Lucario would be making his return to Super Smash Bros. for the Wii U and 3DS. That brings the total number of combatants to 22. Check out some screenshots below. Continue reading »

Jan 122014

Now in classic 1D

playing cards traditional

In this day and age of computers and handheld electronics of all varieties, is there even a point to tabletop gaming anymore? I’ve discussed how video games will never die, but has the board game or card game been “strictly outclassed”? Or, is there still a place for gathering around a kitchen table on Friday nights? The Inverseman here with a few thoughts on the matter.

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Dec 292013

Guest starring Dan Green

Mario Teaches Typing Cover

Good evening, readers. Moar Powah’s Inverseman here with a quick little piece on the culture of video gaming. If you’ve noted a couple times in some of my previous works, I do have a certain apprehension about “kiddie games” and that I would be saving that explanation for another night. Well, tonight I’m making good on that promise.

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Dec 082013

Reggie will be top tier 

wii u and gamepad

It’s been over one year since the Wii U debuted and… things could be a bit better? While not like the hyperbole doomsayers, the Wii U is in need of a boost, and four things come to mind immediately. Let’s look!

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Dec 012013

Remember these?

Gameshark GBA

If you’ve been following recent news in the competitive Pokemon arena, then you probably have heard of the uproar behind the Battle Analyzer as a premier cheating tool in online battles. But in the realm of games, how far does cheating really go? Is it necessarily a bad thing?

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