Gameplay Vault: Mario Party 9

Mario Party 9 was a pretty fun game. I’ve missed out on most of the series, but I was happy to be able to play and review this one. To be honest though, much of the game is eerily similar to the first game in the series, and by that I mean it’s a heck of a lot of fun with friends! While playing with my girlfriend, I decided to record some gameplay. Here is the resulting montage of Mario madness. Enjoy!

 

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Yearly Roundup: 2011

As 2011 comes to an end, I thought it would be a cool idea to look back at the year in games. Specifically, the year in games added to my ever-growing library. If you’re a frequent visitor to the site (I greatly hope you are!) you’ll no doubt know I do a weekly blog post about my newest games. So below I’ve collected every game I added this year (well, really only half-year, because I started this blog in late July). I’ve also linked any relevant posts I’ve done about said games, like reviews, Modern Classics, and gameplay videos. Enjoy the small retrospective, and here’s to another fantastic year in gaming in 2012!

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Gameplay Vault: Xotic

Xotic is a first-person shooter/arcade style hybrid game released for the Xbox 360. The game is indie in design, but has a lot going for it, including relatively high production values and an interesting premise to say the least. Unfortunately the game just doesn’t work as well as it should. I recorded some gameplay for you all to see, and you can hear my commentary about the game as well. Check it out…

 

 

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