Category Archives: What I’m Doing With My Joystick

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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From the creators of Until Dawn comes…Man of Medan

The immersive, choose your own horror adventure gameplay style of horror fan favorite Until Dawn is back in action. The first in a series of such games that are being released entitled The Dark Picture, Man of Medan is familiar … Continue reading

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Reliving Resident Evil 2…but not totally déjà vu

It’s no secret that Resident Evil 2 Remake has slightly altered the original experience, doing away with the tank controls and fixed camera angles for a more modern, over-the-shoulder perspective with the flexibility to walk and shoot at the same … Continue reading

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World War not so e-Z

Don’t go into this video game named after the Brad Pitt movie expecting some sort of sequel, prequel, or canon side story. Don’t even really expect much of a story. In the style of Dead Rising (or a third person … Continue reading

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Fear Effect won’t scare you, but it will raise your blood pressure

A game so popular it spawned a sequel…or a game so torturous a second was made to inflict more pain? With its Asian mysticism and supernatural storylines, Fear Effect probably has an intriguing, immersive plot, but I spent so much … Continue reading

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Do you dare enter the house of the dead without a light gun?

Everyone loves to hate Uwe Boll’s movie adaptations of video games, but as a huge fan of the goofy original arcade game (Don’t come!), I always felt 2003 film House of the Dead was the exact piece of trash it … Continue reading

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Enjoying ZombiU was impossible due to its reputation…

I was thrilled when the first person zombie game ZombiU, originally released exclusively for the Wii U, was ported to Playstation 4. Aside from Dead Rising 3, I’ve so far been able to play every horror game I’ve wanted to … Continue reading

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