Category Archives: What I’m Doing With My Joystick

I got Carriered away on Dreamcast

Much like Resident Evil 2, Carrier offers two scenarios, first with a character named Jack then another with a character named Jessifer. The big difference is that you’re on a carrier ship on the seas after a previous search team … Continue reading

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DREAMCAST DAYS: revisiting survival horror game Blue Stinger

Rather than just rely on the big name in survival horror back then (Resident Evil), Dreamcast scored a handful of exclusive takes on the genre (none of which turned into cherished franchises ). Blue Stinger has familiar elements of survival … Continue reading

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When a Daymare turns into a nightmare

As far as I understand, Daymare 1998 started as a fan remake of Resident Evil 2, but then the Resident Evil 2 remake happened so no one else could steal Capcom’s thunder. Rather than scrap the project, the developers transformed … Continue reading

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Two video game adaptations and a serious creature feature

A werewolf comedy, a battle with inner demons, and the Resident Evil reboot. My latest triple feature was a total mix of subgenres, so I can appreciate the variety. But did I appreciate the movies? Let’s find out. WEREWOLVES WITHIN … Continue reading

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Welcome to the new Silent Hill

It may not actually be a Silent Hill game, but Little Hope for PS4 is as close to the feel of that series that I’ve experienced in a while playing a video game. Based on the “choose your own adventure” … Continue reading

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The House of the Dead game I didn’t know existed

I’m not sure what made my mind stray to this series (okay, it was the lack of stimulation I was getting from one of the boring movies I recently blogged about), but I was shocked to discover that House of … Continue reading

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This isn’t your daddy’s Resident Evil 3

  While I love the remakes of Resident Evil, I am always up for a new game in the franchise that retains classic game play elements. So in a way, Resident Evil 3make is both good and bad. While it … Continue reading

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A look back at the Evil Dead trilogy—of video games!

I dug out the old Dreamcast and Playstation 2 game systems, hooked them up to my big ass widescreen HD TV, and delved into three games based on the Evil Dead movies, all featuring Ash voiced by Bruce Campbell: Evil Dead: Hail to … Continue reading

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Resident Evil 7 is fun, but it’s not Resident Evil at all anymore

Forget all the characters you knew, forget Umbrella, forget zombies, and forget the cool horror movie camera angles, because Capcom has. Resident Evil has not only gone FPS, but it’s pretty much a first person Silent Hill now. You’re a … Continue reading

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It’s the horror of playing Q-bert Rebooted

80s video games will always get attention in my world, so I had to dip into Q-bert Rebooted, yet another update of the arcade classic. Not surprisingly, when you boot the game up, you can choose between the new version … Continue reading

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