Puppet/Text

Good morning/afternoon/evening/night fellow Unfocused. While I spend an increasingly alarming amount of time watching horror movies, I do venture out beyond the boob tube on occasion. I just finished a couple of books (possible post approaching) and I’ve discovered some video games that I’m pretty excited about. Rather than do traditional reviews, I opted for a couple of quick Focus Groups instead. First up is … Continue reading Puppet/Text

No New Games

Video games press is a tough business to stay on top of. New games are constantly releasing, and there are tons of websites and streamers covering those games immediately. I would love to buy every new game on day one and cover it, but I simply can’t afford to, nor do I have the time. Therefore, I’ve decided to let them have those games (unless … Continue reading No New Games

The Lost World: Jurassic Park

While perusing a local vintage game store, I blundered upon The Lost World: Jurassic Park for the PlayStation 1. I bought it, played it, and woke up the next day with patches of hair missing from my head. Visually, for its time, it’s a good game, and the sounds are fantastic. The gameplay, however, leaves you wanting. Developed by DreamWorks Interactive, and published by Electronic … Continue reading The Lost World: Jurassic Park

The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings (Enhanced Edition)

With the upcoming release of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt on my mind, it seemed like an appropriate time to strap on the steel and silver swords and wander into the wilderness with CD Projekt Red’s, The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings (Enhanced Edition) for the Xbox 360.  I was completely new to this series, as I’d been given a copy of the original Witcher for … Continue reading The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings (Enhanced Edition)

The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening DX

Recently, I snagged a copy of Nintendo’s, The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening DX on the 3DS Virtual Console.  This was a colorized, re-release/port from the original 1993 Game Boy title. Eventually, it made it over to the Game Boy Color in December of 1998, with a couple of extra features tacked on (an extra dungeon, and use of the Game Boy Printer for snapshots … Continue reading The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening DX

Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to traverse a fantasy landscape (littered with wolves, giants, and sea turtles), while tied to your brother with a ten-foot long rope? Are you exceptionally adequate at drawing a straight line with one hand, while painting still-life with the other? You won’t actually do that in Brothers: a Tale of Two Sons, but the control scheme … Continue reading Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons