I’ve been really enjoying fatherhood lately. I don’t mean to sound like I’m surprised by that; it’s just that, well, my kid is awesome and super-sweet and we’ve been hanging out a lot together over the last few months, and it’s been wonderful. The two of us started and finished Luigi’s Mansion 3 this weekend, …

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1. OK – first thing’s first, my gigantic essay about my history with the Metal Gear Solid franchise is finally available in this similarly gigantic Unwinnable double issue.  It’s one of the longest things I’ve ever written, and if you’re a big fan of MGS then (a) you’ll probably hate it, although it also follows that …

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Truth be told, I don’t feel like writing about games right now.  I’m kinda sickened by what’s happening in Ferguson, and talking about video games seems awfully trite and silly in the wake of Mike Brown’s death.  But I’m going to write about games because if I don’t do something, I’m going to start going crazy. …

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I’m fighting a horrific head cold, so bear with me as I try to remember what’s happened this week: 1.  The biggest news is that I’ve got some serious Vita problems. In my previous post (Monday), I’d said (at the very end) that the memory card for my new Vita had finally arrived, but the …

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