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Matthew Kaplan - Matthew has been a fan of video games since watching his older brother play Dark Castle on the original Apple Macintosh (age: five). He has owned approximately ten computers and over twenty-two consoles; sadly, he has purchased the Sony Playstation Portable five separate times.

Heavy Rain feels like a clinical depression served up in a shoebox. Possibly that’s what David Cage intended it to be–and more than a million...

After being pointed to it by Kotaku, I’ve read Brian Hertler’s problematic piece on “Why Games are So Weirdly Fun” at GameCrashers...

To say Sony’s PlayStation Vita has a had a tumultuous first year would be putting it mildly. By some estimates, Sony has sold only 3-4 million units...

Despite a mediocre critical reception, Earth Defense Force (EDF) 2017 managed to attract something of a cult following for its “so bad it’s good”...

2012 was by most accounts a rather underwhelming year for gaming. In terms of critical reception and end-of-year awards, there were several lauded indie...

Of all the lofty ambitions possessed by game developers, trying to make a game that appeals to multiple age groups must be one of the toughest. Such a...

Whenever I sit down to play a new card-based video game, one title immediately comes to mind as a gold standard in the genre: SNK vs. Capcom: Card Fighters...

Usually, when a game I dislike gets critical acclaim, I can see – albeit in a detached way – what reviewers liked about it. Perhaps the story...

It’s the grand finale of Dorked! and Matt’s going out with a bang! Expect drama, intrigue, romance, laughter, tears, explosions, and plenty...

This week, Matt examines the popular lumber sport Backlog, in which gamers strap heavy piles of timber to their backs in an effort to stop themselves...

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