Employee Profiles: Podunk

Podunk. The name alone conjures images of, I dunno, some toothless appalachian sipping moonshine from a jug with XXX scrawled across the front. But, Podunk, the man as we know him, has surmounted my preconceived notions of his being a West Virginy vagrant who likes a fussin' and a feudin' and become a towering standard of our humble site.

Year Four Begins

Three years ago something extraordinarily unlikely happened. A successful gaming website was born. I say unlikely considering that the vast majority of websites are best described with adjectives that are largely unkind or positively vulgar, so strictly as a matter of percentage, it is unusual to include the word successful in most website descriptions.

Rictus Hung Wide

I overhear: "They got this new yogurt now. It's just like regular yogurt, but you can drink it. It's a yogurt you can drink." "What?" "Yeah. It tastes good. It's sweet, and you drink it." "What's it taste like?" "Mine tasted like cherries. It's good." "I have to try some of that then."

Gamers With Jobs Radio Episode Fourteen

Episode Fourteen - January 10th, 2006 CES, Half-Life 2, King Kong, From Russia with Love and more!

January 9th to 15th

This week will finally bring a few new games to market although you'd be hard pressed to call any of them blockbusters. The Mega Man X Collection on the PS2 looks like it might be a nice all-in-one and Samurai Showdown V on the Xbox is the latest release of one of my favorite arcade fighting games of all time.

Dragon Quest VIII

"Dost thou love me?... But thou must!" -- Princess Gwaelin, from Dragon Warrior 1

Behind The Curtain

With 2006 freshly upon us, I thought now would be a good time to offer some bold predictions for the New Year! And I swear upon this jar of homemade strawberry jam, that if any of my predictions are wrong I will shave off my bea "… I'm sorry, what? "… Who did?! "… Certis? No! He never writes articles! "… A duck? Well, what the hell am I supposed to talk about?

Samorost 2

I must endure the presence of two or three caterpillars if I wish to become acquainted with the butterflies.--the Flower, from Antoine De St. Exupery's The Little Prince

Bold Predictions: 2K6!

While other sites are welcome to prance around with their fancy "Best of 2005" game awards and retrospectives, I prefer to spend time making unsubstantiated predictions about the upcoming year in gaming.

January 2nd to 8th

After a surprisingly relaxing holiday, we're back! 2006 is going to be an interesting year for the industry as game sales continue to dip as a whole and the other big players release their next-gen consoles.