Category Archives: What I’m Doing With My Joystick

Back to the beginning of the end of Resident Evil as we knew it

When the new millennium hit, Resident Evil stepped into it strong with Code Veronica. Introduced on the Dreamcast in 2000 before being released on Playstation 2, it was the first game in the series to get a major bump in … Continue reading

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A game so evil I quit once before picking it back up and trying again

I’m the type of horror gamer that only likes to get into terrifying situations if I know I stand a fighting chance—with guns, axes, knives, whatever. Games made up of endless hiding, sneaking around, stealth killing of monsters armed to … Continue reading

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Talking to the video game voices in my head

While I was between Resident Evil, Silent Hill, and Fatal Frame games in the days of PS3/360/Wii, I delved into the budget title Deadly Premonition. Originally an Xbox 360 exclusive, it was eventually released in a slightly expanded “Director’s Cut” … Continue reading

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Origins makes you hope the Resident Evil 2 remake will stick to its roots

After playing so many bastardizations of the Resident Evil franchise in the past decade, it’s always good to go back and remember how it used to feel—even more so now that a long hoped for remake of Resident Evil 2 … Continue reading

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer video game double feature

After the hubby and I revisited both the Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel series, watching them all the way through for the first time in over a decade, I couldn’t get enough, so I dug out my old game … Continue reading

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Resident Evil game sequel is a new revelation….

Resident Evil: Revelations 2 is quite a different experience than the first game, especially if you play co-op local with a friend. But the truth is, the “friend” is going to have to settle for being a helpless victim for … Continue reading

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I did it! I escaped Dead Island!

Dead Island is one of the first games that finally got me to break my “I hate FPS” rule. It was made even more fun thanks to co-op online play with a friend. Well, don’t expect FPS or co-op play … Continue reading

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Either my survival instinct sucks or this Walking Dead game does

Ever wonder what life was like for Daryl and Merle Dixon before they met the other survivors of The Walking Dead? According to the “story” in this game, they simply traveled across country in cars that constantly broke down or … Continue reading

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Jesse Metcalfe looks tasty….

Adorable Jesse Metcalfe, zombies, and one of my favorite video game franchises? You sucked me in, Crackle! Dead Rising: Watchtower is a Crackle original. If you don’t know what Crackle is, it’s a free streaming service with a catch. Commercials. … Continue reading

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The Last of Us isn’t your standard survival horror game

In The Last of Us, you’re a man (who looks exactly like Dylan McDermott with a beard) on a mission to protect a girl (who looks and sounds exactly like Ellen Page) during the zombie apocalypse. And therefore, it’s much … Continue reading

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