I just fist-bumped the guy next to me and I’m not sure why. I mean, I know why; we just won the match, and by a heavy margin. I guess some sort of celebration was in order. But it struck me later on that it was really because Secret Ponchos offers up such immediate rewards […]
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Press conferences, games and drama! The Pack weighs in on this year’s big show!
I’m only about halfway (probably?) through Dead Space 3, the latest entry in Visceral Games’ survival horror series, and I’m here to tell you that all the reviews you’ve read so far are right; it’s a different game. Just about every complaint and every compliment I’ve heard from other reviewers holds true from what I […]
Sure, Halo has one of the most iconic soundtracks you’ll ever find, video games or otherwise. Longtime Bungie composer Marty O’Donnell established a percussion-centric aural landscape that soon came to define the series and, for some, first-person space shooters. They were undulating, driving beats that were layered on top of ethereal orchestral tracks, morphing seamlessly […]
There’s a book by Dan Ariely that’s all about the irrational behavior of humans called Predictably Irrational, named as such because the whacky psychological quirks of people is at this point a matter of statistics and the scientific method and not random happenstance. For instance, the price often biases our opinions of a product before […]