Best Game Ever Reviews: What's Your Best Game?

I've been looking for a way to get more involved with the TAY community as of late, and I think I have an idea for something fun and worthwhile we can all do. Seeing as there's not much of anything interesting coming out in February, I thought we could use it to discuss our favorite games of all time. But I'd like it… » 1/30/14 6:27am 1/30/14 6:27am

Why I Love the Wii U (or: What's Up With All The Nintendo Hate?)

There has been a lot of, let's say, less-than-favorable reporting on Nintendo's position in the console market as of late. Likewise, quite a few rumors have popped up lately about Nintendo working on a new console. As an aside, I'd like to say: of course they're working on a new console. They always start working on a… » 1/23/14 6:44am 1/23/14 6:44am

The Importance of Boards in Mario Party Games

Do people only care about the mini-games in Mario Party? In my recent attempt to look up reviews on the latest Mario Party game, Island Tour (a game with surprisingly few reviews, by the way), I stumbled upon this little snipet in IGN's review of the game: "But the meat of any Mario Party is its minigame menagerie… » 12/27/13 5:53am 12/27/13 5:53am

Arkham Origins, We Need to Talk About Your Story

Batman: Arkham Origins has been out for about a month now, and I finally got around to finishing the story. Now, let me preface this post by saying that I do like the game. While it does feel a tad derivative at times, WB Montreal did a good job of taking a core structure and adding their own unique spin to it with… » 11/25/13 5:31am 11/25/13 5:31am