Author Archives: Parallax Abstraction

Steam’s Libertarian Dystopia (with Video)

Boy, that whole paying for mods thing on Steam was something wasn’t it? You probably know about it but if you don’t or want more detail, I recommend watching this video to learn just how big a cluster it was … Continue reading

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Late Review: The Order: 1886

The Order: 1886 is a weird thing. It’s one of those kinds of games that would normally make me wonder how it ever got green lit in the first place. It seriously feels like one of those largely lousy interactive … Continue reading

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The Decline of Big Japanese Gaming (with Video)

Konami is getting out of the traditional video game business. Given their output (or lack thereof) the last few years, the comically bad way much of that content has been promoted and recent events in particular, I honestly don’t see how … Continue reading

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Life Is Strange-ly Telling

WARNING: This post will contain major spoilers to key parts of Life Is Strange episode 2. I was on the fence about Life Is Strange at first. On one hand, it was by the developers of Remember Me, a game I … Continue reading

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Terrible Horrible No Good Very Bad Service (With Video)

This post is a little different than most. Normally, the video is my rambling thought process that went into what’s ultimately a more condensed, concise post on the topic but this one’s basically just a big ol’ rant. When I … Continue reading

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Lenovo’s Superfish Is A Superfail for the PC (With Video)

In the PC industry’s latest feat of idiocy, manufacturer Lenovo has been caught red-handed pre-installing what is widely considered to be spyware on machines they sold in the latter half of 2014. It’s an application called Superfish which is designed … Continue reading

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GODUS Dammit Peter Molyneux (with Video)

Populous, Syndicate, Dungeon Keeper, Black & White, Fable. For many long-time gamers, these names are synonymous with incredible experiences which many would consider the best of all-time. I certainly wouldn’t disagree with anyone who thinks that. These are also all … Continue reading

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