Amazing Stories

Author: Tom Auxier

Back from the Atom: The X-Men Post Battle of the Atom

Back from the Atom: The X-Men Post Battle of the Atom

Unlike most event comics, which trade in boredom, ... Read More »

Playing Fables: The Wolf Among Us

Playing Fables: The Wolf Among Us

The Wolf Among Us, Telltale Games’ second ad... Read More »

How Valve Hopes to Change the Videogame Console Market

How Valve Hopes to Change the Videogame Console Market

If Valve can launch a four hundred dollar entertai... Read More »

Free online strategy game Card Hunter pushes all o... Read More »

Embracing Dragon Age’s Source Material

Embracing Dragon Age’s Source Material

(The game's) unvoiced goal is to revive the old da... Read More »

Broken Claws: When the X-Men Got Boring

Broken Claws: When the X-Men Got Boring

This time last year, Marvel’s X-Men were mir... Read More »

Do Videogames Have to Be Fun: Papers, Please and Monotony

Do Videogames Have to Be Fun: Papers, Please and Monotony

Papers, Please, a game by Lucas Pope for PC and Ma... Read More »

Pretty Pixels: The Many Explosions of Mercenary Kings

Pretty Pixels: The Many Explosions of Mercenary Kings

There’s precisely one reason someone would p... Read More »

Gods Will Be Watching: We Can’t All Be Heartless

Gods Will Be Watching: We Can’t All Be Heartless

I’ve gotten twenty days into the grueling fo... Read More »

Super Absurd Japanese Name: Shin Megami Tensei IV

Super Absurd Japanese Name: Shin Megami Tensei IV

The thing that’s kept me coming back to Shin... Read More »

The Unknown Depths of Capsule

The Unknown Depths of Capsule

One thing videogames are quite good at is ambiguit... Read More »

Dungeons and Dementia

Dungeons and Dementia

Of all its many wonders, Rogue Legacy’s most... Read More »

The Most Exciting Sci Fi and Fantasy Games of E3

The Most Exciting Sci Fi and Fantasy Games of E3

(Ed. Note: some of the trailers linked to here may... Read More »

Shadowrun Returns

This month, we will see the first fruits of the gr... Read More »

Howling Dogs and Gaming on the Fringes

Mainstream video games—the kinds that have massive... Read More »

The Linguistic Wonders of Fez

As a kid, I never liked Tolkien very much.  I love... Read More »

Growing Your Own Space Garden

Growing Your Own Space Garden

Explaining Starseed Pilgrim, an Independent Games ... Read More »

The Ergodic* Nature of Games

The Ergodic* Nature of Games

When I was in college studying creative writing, I... Read More »

Weaned on Science Fiction and Fantasy

One thing that’s been abundantly clear to me... Read More »