Gamers With Jobs Radio Episode Seventeen

Episode Seventeen - January 31st, 2006 Phantom Console, Save Heroes of Might & Magic, Full Auto, Final Fantasy XI Xbox 360 Beta and more!

Jan 30th to Feb 5th

If you're curious about what's coming out this week, you'll be interested to know it's all about the monkey. We've got PC, Xbox, Gamecube, PS2 and GBA versions of the Curious George tie-in with the upcoming movie. Aside from that, a Mega Man game for the PSP and a paintball game for the DS and GBA is all we have to look forward to.

Weird Worlds: Return to Infinite Space

"Pathetic earthlings. Hurling your bodies out into the void, without the slightest inkling of who or what is out here." - Emperor Ming, Flash Gordon

Getting Over it Already

It's been a year, and you'd think I'd be over it by now, but I'm not, dammit. I keep trying to get the words, and the unspeakable temerity, and the anger out of my head, out of my way, but I can't.

The Legacy of Empedocles

We may fairly say that the games industry of today owes a great deal to the many insightful minds of the past. For as with any creative endeavor, we rely on the context provided by history to judge the merit of our games. We heap adorations and accolades upon game designers whose groundbreaking works have become springboards for entire genres of games. This is all well and good.

Gamers With Jobs Radio Episode Sixteen

Episode Sixteen - January 24th, 2006 D&D Online, EA Price Drop, Dead or Alive 4, Star Wars: Empire at War Demo and more!

Jan 23rd to 29th

You want to know how hardcore I am? I burnt my hand from my thumb to my index finger in a tragic oven accident and I still played Dead or Alive 4 for three hours on Sunday. I simply alternated playing and holding a cold can of Ginger Ale to ease the searing pain as I tried over and over to beat that damn transparent, teleporting end boss.
I have a not-so-secret confession to make: I love American Idol. Yeah, yeah, I know. I'm a shameless corporate whore who clearly lacks both taste and maturity, and every time I watch American Idol, I bring my country one step closer to becoming a complete cultural wasteland. I know. I can't help it. I love American Idol.

The 2006 Gamer's Tome

Should you choose to darken the doorstep of your local bookstore and query the pretty, yet tantalizingly brainy, girl behind the counter wearing the Lisa Loeb glasses as to where you might find the 2006 Gamer's Tome of Ultimate Wisdom, an Almanac of Pimps, Orcs, and Lightsabers, not only will you probably not be going home with said girl's phone number, but, you might also have trouble


All the good music has already been written by people with wigs and stuff.--Frank Zappa