To borrow from a longtime New York Sports Columnist, a very random blog:God of SubpoenasEarlier this week, two screenwriters sued Sony and David fuckin’ Jaffe in Federal Court for allegedly stealing their idea for God of War. The two scribes allege that the blockbuster hit borrowed plot elements (Zeus and Athena send a mortal to … Continue reading
Earlier this year, my wife and I had a miscarriage. I don’t know how to explain the feeling of having such wonderful aspect of your life so harshly and swiftly taken away . While we all use hyperbole to describe the poor quality a movie or video game, this miscarriage was truly soul-crushing. I almost … Continue reading
When Bionic Commando came out for the NES, it was heavily promoted in Nintendo Power, which to me was the source of gaming news . When it finally arrived, I rented it (as I did with all games at the time). After five minutes, I became utterly frustrated with the lack of jump button and … Continue reading
For those who are not familiar with my previous Chud writings, in addition to my game reviews for MCP, I wrote the weekly column Random Setting. Originally it was a column for off-beat news stories, undeserving of a full-fledged column, but interesting enough to warrant mention (and often ripe for offensive lampoon). After some intitial … Continue reading
Chud’s JRPG Apologist gives his impressions of the new title from Mistwalker.
Jon never wants to see Clive Barker’s Abyss ever again.