Nanashi No Geemu

I have completed Nanashi No Geemu, SquareEnix’s Nintendo DS horror game about a cursed 8-bit RPG, and posted a review. The game is a paradox. On the one hand, the game play is extremely shallow and repetitive. On the other hand it’s amazingly innovative and, at times, genuinely scary. Excellent execution of a mediocre idea, […]

20th Century Boys

This is a bit off-topic for this blog, but I wanted to make comment about the film adaptation of 20th Century Boys (20世紀少年) a pretty killer manga by Naoki Urasawa. The manga is about Kenji, a regular joe convenience store owner who realizes that a story he wrote as a child about the destruction of […]


Thanks to forums member faDeD for turning me on to a new WiiWare horror/puzzle game called LIT. I haven’t had time to play it yet–as you can probably tell from the dearth of posts recently, it’s been a busy month–but it looks like a lot of fun. I am keenly interested in how horror games […]