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A Pixel Story: A Review

Written by Dave Navarro, February 20th, 2017, at 11:55 a.m. A Pixel Story is a rare treat. While the indiesphere swirls with hundreds of titles, only a handful can rise to the top and become truly memorable. I think A Pixel Story is going to be one of those titles. It's a puzzle-platformer

Dear Linkin Park, You Suck Now: An Open Letter

Written by Dave Navarro, February 16th, 2017, at 10:36 p.m. Dear Linkin Park, It's time we had a talk. We're concerned with what you're doing. You used to be pure angst channeled through cautious rap-rock that leaned heavily away from its rap side. You've had your experimental moments, but you may have

8DAYS: An Exercise in Patience

Written by Dave Navarro, February 15th, 2017, at 5:04 p.m. 8DAYS markets itself as a pixelated exercise in precision, patience and peacekeeping. Fighting on behalf of G.O.D. Inc, which stands for gold, oil, and diamonds, players take on the role of one of two mercenaries tasked with the handling of five

A Split Review

This is the single strangest review I've had to write. In one part because I never thought I'd be singing praise for another M. Night Shyamalan film after the slew of flops and missed opportunities he's put out.  In another part because this is simultaneously a 'great' and 'just okay' movie.

A weird gaming trend: beards and kids

god of beard

Written by Dave Navarro, June 17, 2016, at 12:04 p.m. Stop me when you recognize this game. You control a middle-aged bearded man with a storied past. You weren't necessarily evil, but rather a product of your system. You did some things you weren't proud of, often in the name of righting

Kobe lockercode giveaway

Written by Dave Navarro, June 16, 2016, at 6:03 p.m. 2K celebrated the retirement of a legend by releasing an E3 exclusive MyTeam card, featuring 99 overall Kobe Bryant cards for NBA2K16. We were lucky enough to get our hands on a handful of codes, one of which was awarded as

Linelight first impression


Written by Dave Navarro, June 15, 2016, at 9:51 a.m. In the south hall, past Square Enix's colossal screen, 2k's impressively themed mega booth, and left of the cathedral built to Bethesda games, sits a little group of developers at Indie Cade. In the middle of that group, is Brett Taylor