Video Games 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."

Gamesort descending Platform Rating Review
System Shock 2
PC
4/10 Well, I tried. Three times I have started playing System Shock 2 and each time I just get frustrated or bored and just... 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
Technobabylon
PC
8/10 Wadjet has produced another solid point and click adventure game that makes up for its somewhat lackluster predecessor, A... more
Teenagent
Ms-DOS
3/10 You can download and play Teenagent for free from GOG.com, and, because of my obsessive-compulsive nature when it... more
The Blackwell Convergence
PC
8/10 This and the previous Blackwell Unbound apparently were intended to be a single game with flashbacks and intertwined... 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
The Blackwell Epiphany
PC
9/10 The fifth and final Blackwell game continues in the series' tradition of thoughtful and interesting adventures that are light... more
The Blackwell Legacy
PC
8/10 The first four Blackwell games went on sale on Steam this week for around 50¢ each. These games have been on my radar ever... more
The Conduit
Nintendo Wii
7/10 The Conduit is one of the few games for the Wii that makes an honest attempt to appeal to hardcore gamers. It boasts... more
The Elder Scrolls IV - Oblivion
PC
9/10 Oblivion is a huge, open-world RPG made by the same folks who made Fallout 3. In fact, it plays very much... more
The Longest Journey
PC
8/10 Fresh off of completing Broken Sword, I decided to continue my point-and-click adventure gaming with The Longest... more
The Shivah
PC
8/10 Having finished the wonderful Blackwell series, I wanted to try some of Wadjet Eye's other offerings. The Shivah... more
The Stanley Parable
PC
6/10 Another arty walking simulator for the PC. This one is all about the nature of choice and free will within a game world. You... more
The Tiny Bang Story
PC
6/10 The Tiny Bang Story is a small puzzle game that I think is designed more for younger players. Most of the game-play is... more
The Walking Dead
PC
9/10 Over the past few years I have had a love/hate relationship with The Walking Dead T.V. show. Unlike most of the trash... more
The Walking Dead: Michonne
PC
8/10 This three episode tangent does not appear to be connected with the other Walking Dead games. Maybe some of the... more
The Witcher
PC
7/10 The Witcher is a flawed but ultimately satisfying role playing game that puts you in the role of monster killing... 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
Tomb Raider
PC
9/10 I guess they are rebooting Tomb Raider again? I really liked the last two games in the series and I don't really think... more
Tomb Raider: Anniversary
PC
7/10 This was a rare case in which I finished a game that I had started years ago. I really enjoyed the Tomb Raider reboot... 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
Torchlight
PC
6/10 Torchlight is a game that has been resting on my back-burner for a long, long time. I got it for something like three... more
Ultima 7: The Back Gate & Serpent Isle
Ms-DOS
8/10 Considered by many to be the best games of the Ultima series, Ultima 7 is one of the most detailed and time-consuming RPGs I... more
Wallace and Gromit's Grand Adventures
PC
7/10 More episodic point-and-click adventure from Telltale Games. This series is definitely geared more towards younger gamers but... more
Wasteland 2
PC
9/10 Soon after I plunked down a few Kickstarter bucks for Broken AgeWasteland 2's campaign popped up. Back in... more
Watch Dogs 2
PC
7/10 Watch Dogs 2 is pretty much a straight up Grand Theft Auto clone. But instead of playing an immoral mobster... more
Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings
PC
9/10 Witcher 2 takes what was a sprawling and somewhat unfocused RPG and refines almost everything to create an excellent... more
Wolfenstein
PC
8/10 I have just been plowing through the sequels of nineties FPS's lately. This time it was back to Castle Wolfenstein for me...... more
Wolfenstein: The New Order
PC
9/10 It's been a little while since I've played a current generation FPS, so maybe I just impressed with the slickness of it all,... more
Yesterday
PC
4/10 I've had pretty good luck with the string of adventure games I've played lately. It was inevitable that sooner or later I'd... more
Zeno Clash
PC
8/10 Zeno Clash brings brawling and melee combat to the FPS genre and makes it work. Whenever a game has attempted this in... more

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