The End Of The World Is Nigh

I am utterly convinced that the world -- this world -- as we know it will end roughly around April 27th, 2004. Asteroid, spontaneous combustion, overarching plague... something is going to happen to create the End Of Days. Why?

March 22nd - 28th

Ubi Soft has two solid titles coming out this week and it's been tough to pick which one should receive top billing. Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow has a title that confuses and scares me while "Farcry" is way shorter but it's not a real word. In the end, thanks to the fact that it will be released on the PC and Xbox I'll have to give the nod to Pandora Tomorrow.

Dawn of the Dead Review

Well, dead in the sense that they fell down. Then they got back up. Then they started eating each other. - Steve Gaald sent in a review of Dawn of the Dead, a remake of the classic George Romero flick from back in the 70's. Can Ving Rhames carry this movie on his manly shoulders? Read on and find out!

The AGDzine Chats With Ron Gilbert

I saw over at the Adventure Corner that the Adventure Game Developer Zine features a pretty nice interview with Ron Gilbert. Who was involved in a number of LucasFilm Games classics such as Monkey Island as well as in Cavedog's Total Annihilation.

Everyone fancies themselves a cartoonist

Welcome to the inaugural edition of my new comic strip, Up Up, Down Down. The idea to try to create a comic strip has been percolating in my mind for a very long time, and you guys -- for better or for worse -- get to enjoy the first fruits of those labors. Note my cunning choice for the first strip... not a human in sight.

Replenishes Valuable Salsalytes

You know what I like best about watching television? It means I get a chance to eat. I just can't sit down to a plate of food when I'm playing games. Sure I can usually take quick bites of a sandwich in between races, or maybe work my way through a bagel while a map loads, but I just don't have good access to the foods I love.


Lawyeron, John Kerry's love toy and forum Cabana Boy saw fit to send his Employee Profile in, much to my delight. You see, Lawyeron is more than just a man who works the justice system, he is also from..... THE MATRIX! *Insert inane techno music*Notice the clenched fists of lawyer fury? It doesn't matter if you take the red pill or the blue pill son, you gonna get sued!
Many would probably suggest that comparing Unreal Tournament 2004 and Battlefield Vietnam is a bit like comparing apples and oranges, and honestly thatÂ's a fair conclusion. However, comparing apples and oranges is valid within certain constraints, certainly more so than comparing, say, apples and flagpoles.

Conference Call - Ninja Gaiden (Xbox)

Ninja Gaiden has already been highly praised and generally slobbered over by a number of reviews. It seems one can't swing a reanimated fossilized dragon these days without hitting a near giddy flow of gleeful analysis on the topic.

March 15th - 21st

Picking the game of the week was really easy once I decided to cop out and pick two games instead. Why force a man to choose between UT2K4 and BF: Vietnam when he really doesn't have to? Both games offer a ton of multiplayer action for $39.99 (less if you look around) and both ship today! Some stores have already seen copies of Vietnam so check your local geek shops.