Video Game Log

Here's where I keep track of video games I have played. I rate the games on a scale of 1 to 10 with 10 being "highly recommended" and 1 being "forget this game and go read a book or something."

Game Title Platform Rating Body
Blackwell Unbound PC 9/10 Another day, another Blackwell game completed. These are solid point-and-click adventure games. The puzzles aren't too… more
Resident Evil 5 PC 9/10 "Leathermen don't get nervous... leathermen don't get nervous" The immortal words of Glenn the Leatherman from Village People… more
Splinter Cell: Blacklist PC 9/10 Another game that came bundled with my new video card. I had never played a game in this series because I assumed it was some… more
The Wolf Among Us PC 9/10 After The Walking Dead (especially season two... which I apparently forgot to review. Well, it was great.), I was… more
Picross 3D Nintendo DS 9/10 It's been quite some time since I picked up my Nintendo DS. I have been hacking away at Picross 3D for years now, and… more
The Blackwell Deception PC 9/10 The fourth Blackwell game continues to make improvements over its predecessors in terms of technical polish. There is also a… more
Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams PC 9/10 Oh sweet Shatner, this game is brutal! The Nintendo DS Giana Sisters game was a cute, simplistic and moderately… more
Super Metroid SNES 9/10 We never owned a Super Nintendo so I never got around to playing the 16-bit incarnation of Metroid. Well, thanks to… more
Mass Effect PC 9/10 Mass Effect is another BioWare RPG that I picked up on Steam for five bucks during their holiday sale (along with more
Goldeneye 007 Nintendo Wii 9/10 I never played Goldeneye on the Nintendo 64. I guess the original was noteworthy for making the controls on a console… more
Broken Age Act I PC 9/10 Like a gazillion other people, Doublefine Adventure was the first Kickstarter that I bought into. It was scheduled to come out… more
Doom [2016] PC 9/10 I think this is a reboot. Was there actually a plot in the original Doom? Whatever the case, this version of more
Tomb Raider: Underworld PC 9/10 I missed out on the original Tomb Raider game in the 90s. I think I downloaded the demo and thought, "This isn't Doom, or even… more
Jamestown PC 9/10 I've had this game for quite a while now and have been waiting until I complete it before writing about it. Man, I suck at more
Call of Juarez Gunslinger PC 9/10 I thought the original Call of Juarez was a better-than-average shooter that was bolstered by it being set in the Old… more
Brothers PC 9/10 Brothers is a surprisingly excellent game that's filled with beautiful visual storytelling and a unique game-play… more
House of the Dead: Overkill Nintendo Wii 10/10 The Wii has two areas in which it excels: family friendly games and pseudo-lightgun shooters (meaning, you point the Wiimote at… more
Nox PC 10/10 Nox is an action packed role playing game for the PC. Many would compare this to Diablo. Both feature hack and slash… more
Leisure Suit Larry in the Land of the Lounge Lizards PC 10/10 Leisure Suit Larry is one of my favorite adventure games of all time. Certainly the best of the Sierra 3-D games in my opinion… more
Portal 2 PC 10/10 Portal 2 is incredible. You'll find plenty of gushing reviews just about everywhere else on the 'net so I will keep… more
Elder Scrolls V - Skyrim PC 10/10 In terms of overall game-play, Skyrim stays pretty close to the system Oblivion used. You roam a giant open-… more
Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt PC 10/10 Witcher 3 is a massive open world RPG that's full of detail in terms of visuals and story. It's was no surprise that… more
FarCry 3 PC 10/10 I was a bit hesitant to play this game. I really didn't like FarCry 2 all that much. It was repetitive, dull and not a… more
Braid PC 10/10  Braid got a lot of critical praise when it was released for Xbox. When it went on sale for the PC on Steam for $4.99… more
Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions PC 10/10 The original Geometry Wars was one of the purest, most exhilarating gaming experiences of the post-arcade era. It… more
Bioshock Infinite PC 10/10 Infinite is a worthy successor to the original BioShock. It's not so much a sequel as it is a re-theming of… more
Tales from the Borderlands PC 10/10 Like previous Telltale series, this is not so much a game as it is an interactive cartoon. Yes, to a degree, player choices don… more
Pinball Hall of Fame: The Williams Collection Nintendo Wii 10/10 This is one of the best games you can buy for the Wii. There are nearly a dozen classic Williams pinball tables emulated in… more