Silicon Sasquatch Podcast Season 3: Episode 2 – Regarding THQ

Coming at you better late than never, it’s a new episode of the Silicon Sasquatch Podcast! This week, the guys discuss the fall of THQ, the challenges faced by the now-defunct publisher, and the repercussions for the industry.   Give…

Death Without Dignity: How Call of Duty became a parody of itself

Something has been happening to Call of Duty for quite some time. What used to be a series lauded for its strong, poignant experiences has changed into something else entirely. The latest entry in the series, Call of Duty: Black…

Double Take: another look at Modern Warfare 2

Editor’s note: Frequent Silicon Sasquatch podcast guest (and PC enthusiast) Spencer Tordoff has more than a few things to say about his experiences with Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2. With our review now live, we felt his commentary would…

Review: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (Xbox 360)

What more can be said about the so-called largest entertainment launch in the history of mankind? It’s tempting to boil down Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 to a vaporous obligation, an experience that divides gamers into the haves and have-nots. But…

Sasquatch Soapbox: Gamers need to take a firmer stand

Core gamers have taken up a new pastime as of late: Whining. Early and often. Starcraft II won’t allow LAN play? Lord almighty! Modern Warfare 2 on PC moves away from dedicated servers and costs $10 more as well? Goodness…

Daily Recap: May 15, 2009

The all-glorious Friday is upon us once again, so being the casual day it is let’s just get down to the news. No introductory hyperbole from me this time–a shame, I know. Guitar Hero 5 is coming and it has…

Daily Recap: May 13, 2009

I’d like to apologize to our readers for a late Daily Recap. Our goal is to post these summations of the day’s news in a timely manner, but sometimes that doesn’t always happen. Yesterday a plethora of Windows Update-related problems…

Daily Recap: May 12, 2009

In a bit of site-related news, today was our most active day ever in terms of unique page views. We can attribute such a solid boost in numbers to Nick’s wonderful review of Peggle for the iPhone (apparently one of…

Daily Recap: May 7, 2009

More earnings statements, game announcements, and a touch of the whimsical. Time for today’s news roundup! Just a couple of days ago, Electronic Arts announced its quarterly and yearly financial statement; today,  Activision followed that up with its own release,…

Review: Spider-Man: Web of Shadows (Xbox 360)

Spider-Man may be able to swing from a thread through the skyscrapers and high-rises of New York City, but his videogame adaptations haven’t typically been as nimble. Spider-Man: Friend or Foe and Spider-Man 3 were largely broken and uninteresting, universally…