Monthly Archives: October 2015

Horror gets visceral in ‘Neverending Nightmares’

This article originally appeared on The Oakland Press. When it comes to horror, movies and video games tend to fall somewhere on a spectrum between “startling” or “disturbing.” Jump scares are cheap, but effective ways to give the viewer a … Continue reading

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‘Costume Quest 2’ is more trick than treat

This article originally appeared on The Oakland Press. Costume Quest 2 is the sequel to Double Fine’s 2011 RPG where on Halloween, kids are the heroes, their costumes are their powers, and candy is the currency. The original was noted … Continue reading

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The rhythm game genre is stayin’ alive with ‘Dance Central Spotlight’

This article originally appeared on The Oakland Press. One of the hardest parts about transitioning to the new generation of consoles was giving up my beloved rhythm games, and Harmonix was king in that field. There’s no game that utilized … Continue reading

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