Takenoko is about China giving Japan a giant panda as a peace offering. The Japanese Emperor has given the players the task of caring for the panda as well as making sure the bamboo garden stays in top notch condition.
I love board games probably as much as I love video games. There is something magical about sitting at a table with all of your friends, rolling dice, playing cards, and laughing as a rascally panda eats the bamboo you’ve been trying so hard to grow. Well, that got pretty specific pretty fast. Let me tell you about Takenoko.
I am TERRIBLE at fighting games, but for whatever reason I am cursed with enjoying them. It’s like I am a glutton for punishment, especially when they look pretty and have wacky complicated moves. Many times these games trick me into thinking I’ve actually gotten good at them and as soon as I go online I find out just how bad I am. BlazBlue: Chronophantasma on the PlayStation 3 is no different.
Random Encounter is a rock group out of Orlando Florida that focuses on video game music whether its arrangements of your favorite classic game tunes or wonderful originals inspired by video game worlds. With the Big Blue LP, Random Encounter added a few new songs as well as spiced up old classics from their earlier albums.
MMORPGs are an interesting beast. Its more than a video game genre, It’s more akin to being a completely separate hobby on its own. I have played a ton of MMOs and most of them are bad, but the ones that do a great job it makes me love the genre. WildStar on paper sounds pretty fantastic when it comes to MMOs. Though “on paper” isn’t why we shell out the loot to play these ...[Read More]