Dear Bethesda, I'll be happy to steal your game...

Wednesday, November 25 2009, by smakus         4 Comments

Dear Bethesda Softworks, We here at TrustyGamer pay for all of the games we review, but we use the internet to determine which games are worth reviewing. Your game Rogue Warrior looked like it might be something worthy of taking a deeper look at, so I visited your website . I was presented with a nice...

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Sony to offer Xbox Live Gold subscriptions to PS3 owners

Monday, November 23 2009, by smakus         No Comments

Well, not really... but in an interview, good ole Kaz mentioned that the PlayStation Network would soon be offering a "premium content" subscription-based model. Microsoft should be blushing, because after all, imitation is the sincerest form of flattery... Right Sony? The good news is that...

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Hey gaming industry, stop adding age verification checks to internet videos. It's dumb.

Monday, October 05 2009, by smakus         16 Comments

Have you ever read a blog post or gaming preview article that claims to have some awesome gameplay footage for a hot new action game? Of course you have. And more often than not, as soon as you click to play the video, you are immediately interrupted with a stupid ass "age verification" check...

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Is Trixie360 a part-time burlesque babe??

Monday, September 28 2009, by smakus         1 Comment

Some of you intimate fans of the Xbox 360 community may have heard of such gaming personalities as Major Nelson , and his sidekick TriXie . Well, a few months ago, TriXie (gamertag Trixie360) had supposedly gone on "maternity leave"... or so the Microsoft would have you believe! Behold, proof...

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Street Fighter IV dropped the ball with multiplayer.

Friday, August 21 2009, by smakus         1 Comment

Let me start by saying that (boss battle difficulty aside) Street Fighter IV is one of the best fighting games to come along in a while, and is certainly a great addition to the Street Fighter legacy. The feel is great, it has the right amount of characters and depth. The artistic direction, backgrounds...

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I beat that game...

Tuesday, September 23 2008, by userx         9 Comments

Don’t say “I beat that game” you tool. You have probably heard that phrase more than once during a conversation about video games. You might have even seen it when you were reading some comments on a video game site about a particular game. It probably went something like this. BearsFan54...

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I miss color.

Thursday, May 15 2008, by smakus         228 Comments

I don't know what the hell is going on with modern game design and aesthetics. Remember those days when you'd turn on a video game, and it truly felt like you were being transported to another world? I remember having feelings of happiness playing games like Duke Nukem 3D or Mario64. Even with their...

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Top 5 PC Adventure Games of All Time

Friday, May 09 2008, by smakus         8 Comments

Back in the day, before the rise of the First Person Shooter genre, when console machines still had pixelated graphics and crappy sound, discerning gamers who demanded more had only one place to go: The PC. The PC was light years ahead of consoles when it came to complex games, graphics, and sound. Nowadays...

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