The many stupid, pointless, and unforgiving deaths of Shadowgate

In 1989, the classic point-and-click adventure Shadowgate debuted on the Nintendo Entertainment System. Shadowgate was notorious for mercilessly killing players at every turn. Thanks to the internet, you can watch every death scene without actually playing this insanely frustrating game.

The closest analogy to… » 8/18/10 7:30am 8/18/10 7:30am

The Text Adventure Games That Ate Our Brains

Long before computer animation and virtual reality, people were creating virtual worlds in a more traditional way: text. And some of the most vibrant and complete virtual worlds existed in a quirky genre of video game called the text adventure. » 6/04/09 12:31pm 6/04/09 12:31pm