Friday, October 26, 2012
Take a look at this fun event happening this weekend in Cobb County.
This week's Patch Weekend Spotlight video features Marietta Zombie Walk. The event takes place this Saturday in Marietta Square, and benefits MUST Ministries. The Infestation (gathering) starts at 5 p.m. in Glover Park and the Feeding (Zombie Walk) starts at 6 p.m. Carnival of Doom, in association with Marietta.com, The Strand, Zenith Design Group and Johnnie MacCracken’s Celtic Pub are sponsoring the event.
Saturday, April 14, 2012
Worse than a city full of raccoons.
Pre-rant clarification: I am not a Resident Evil fan. I’ve actually never played one before this because I never owned an original Playstation and even when I had a PS2 I quickly traded it in for an Xbox at the persuasion of a friend. The first one to become available on the 360 was Resident Evil IV, and I didn’t see the point of playing the fourth installment (or rather something like the fifteenth if you count all the remakes and spinoffs and side stories and crap). So anyway, yeah, I’m not a fan or even a vet. It probably stands to reason, then, that I have no right to critique the latest installment in the series without knowing anything about the previous titles. But, I’m going to do it anyway. Plot and Characters Like I said, I …
Friday, February 10, 2012
A free online series that's better than a lot of mainstream titles.
This is a new one for me. So far I’ve done mainstream games, Arcade Market games, and iPhone games. I actually considered doing another spiel about a few more smartphone games this week, but I think I’ll allow some more space to gather between it and my last one. Nay, this week I shall explore what I believe to be the most underappreciated medium of modern gaming: free online games. If you don’t know, there are literally thousands of simple games available for free. All they take is a Google search. My personal recommendation: ArmorGames.com. Funnily enough, game developers have managed to swindle people into paying to have them on their smart phones (guilty). Example: the casual gaming phenomenon known Angry Birds, which to date has …