Instead of attending his graduation ceremony at Boston University a couple of weeks
back, Richard Healey hopped a plane to Los Angeles to go to E3. Was it worth it? Well it
didn't hurt that he almost ran into Shigeru Miyamoto
THE GOLDEN OLDIES
Retro gaming is something that writer Kevin Sullivan has no difficulty getting
stoked about. He joins the countless others who will take a game of "Frogger" over
a 3D shoot-em-up any day of the week. Is this just a simple case of nostalgia?
SOMEONE SET UP US THE BOMB!
Yep, that joins All Your Base Are Belong To Us as another botched English
translation from the Japanese game "Zero Wing". There are plenty of other
examples of crappy Japanese-to-English translations. Enes Memic reports
A GAMER'S JOURNAL
As you'll see in the samples taken below from his journal, videogames play a
prominent role in writer Jeremy Relph's life. The question is, are they helping
him or destroying him? You be the judge
THE WORST VIDEOGAMES OF ALL-TIME
Just as with film, there are many horrible games that come to market.
But some are soooo bad they make you laugh -- or cry. MVG polled a few
gaming experts to find out which ones they'd vote for as the biggest
THE ADAPTATION GAME
More and more games are being made into movies but up to this point, they have,
for the most part, sucked. Kevin Sullivan explains why, and looks at the prospects
for the ones due out this year. >> plus a sidebar on
game-themed movies (think "Tron")
EULOGY: THE DREAMCAST
>By Enes Memic
9 THINGS EVERY MARIO FAN SHOULD KNOW
>By Kyle Orland
WHY CAMPUS GAMING ROCKS
No parents to hassle you. No suit-and-tie day job to go to the next day.
Heck, no real need to go to class. Yep, a college dorm is utopia for gamers.
Kevin Sullivan reports from the college town of Ames, Iowa
57 REASONS TO LOVE GAMES (in no particular order)
by the MVG staff