Final Fantasy XIII Review

After spending 75 hours on a game I might as well tell you my thoughts on it, so here’s a very quick review of Final Fantasy XIII. Synopsis If you’re not at all interested in the nuances, just know that I gave the game a 7 out of 10: stunning graphics, great voice acting, good…

Le Linkage #14: The Humans in Technology Edition

Alright, folks: time for another edition of Le Linkage, the incidental series chronicling some of the more interesting pages I find in my stumbles through the Web. Today’s episode features stories about Nigerian scammers, anthropology, human enhancement, science fiction, some humor, and of course, another simple online game. Enjoy.

Sony’s PS3: Why Losing Money Makes Sense for Them

Sony’s been maligned recently for their PS3 strategy. If you don’t know about it, let me get you up to speed here: Sony made the PS3, which they’re selling for around $600, a rather high price point for a gaming system in the eyes of most people. It’s that expensive because the PS3 is also…

Le Linkage #11

Ok, so the election has passed and I can now get back to regular blogging, right? Actually, the election’s been over for a while and I’ve just needed a break from real blogging (as if I’ve ever actually done any of that before). At any rate, it’s (about darn) time for another episode of Le…

Gnorb in South Park?!

No, I wasn’t asked to be on the show. Instead of putting up an insightful and witty post this time (one without the word “booger” in the title), I’ve instead decided to follow suit with Renagade Zen and post a picture of myself as a South Park character. Using the South Park Character Generator, you…

Totaka’s Song

This one’s for you fans of random trivia and archaic video game knowledge. It’s the story of “Totaka’s Song”, a short piece of music that appears in a large number of Nintendo video games, dating as far back as 1992. Aparently this song appears in games from as far back as Mario Paint, to more…