The Best (and Worst) of Dreamcast Advertising
By Eric Oborne | April 12th, 2015
Motivation to buy a particular game can usually be stimulated by seeing video or screenshots, the pedigree of the developer, or by word of mouth. Before the advent of a mostly digital age taking hold, print media was the most opportunistic way for publishers to reach gamers. I always loved (and still do) flipping through page after page and seeing the fun ways that every game used to stand out. It would often reaffirm I wanted to buy a particular game or enticed me to look into one further. Often times this is sending the message subconsciously which may not initially unveil itself but I feel the impact it had during that era cannot be overstated.
Rhythm Thief & the Emperor’s Treasure Review
By Eric Oborne | November 18th, 2012
Une, deux, trois… Magnifique! Extraordinaire! Génial! Ça, c’est un jeu impressionnant. Ah zut, that was my French coming out of me. It’s been happening ever since I started playing Rhythm Thief & the Emperor’s Treasure on the Nintendo 3DS.
Lost in Flight: Propeller Arena
By Eric Oborne | August 4th, 2012
In 2001, the United States saw the loss of thousands of lives in a tragedy that will be remembered for years to come. The impact it had on the loved ones of those who died, the city of New York, and our country was immense and has shaped how our country operates today to fight the war on terror. What some people may not know is that the attack on September 11th had also brought upon the cancellation of one of the Dreamcast’s last remaining games.