Monthly Archives: April 2013

RAM 004: Tomb Raider 2

RAM (which stands for Random Access Memory) is a series where we take a memory of a video game, whether it’s a specific moment or something special that happened while you were playing, then talk about what it meant to you! Anyone can contribute to the Potaku RAM system!

Keeping an Eye on iOS (w/e Apr 28)

Each week, I’ll endeavour to trawl through a baker’s-dozen worth apps from my ever-growing backlog of iOS games that are, or have been, free. I’ll investigate and describe each game, and then decide what to deserves more playtime, and what warrants deletion.

Kim Jong Barbie

This week things get controversial with Barbie and the Kim dynasty. We also play some video games including the Sega modern classic Yakuza for Playstation 2. Oh and its the final round of the quiz before the season finale, who’s the leader after this round?

Silent Hill 2 is the Greatest Game I’ve Never Played

YouTube is a very interesting study in boredom and seeing where that leads you. You get lost in a sea of recommended videos, or one video reminds you of something else you watched, which reminds you of something else, and before you know it the day is over.

Potaku 4 Episode 6 – Story and Narrative

Does story matter? What makes a good story? What about narrative? In this week’s episode, we’ve made a rich and deep immersive story for you all to ingest aurally. Multiple endings! Interesting characters! We have it all!* (*not really)

OBJECTION! Ace Attorney: The Movie Review

Video games take you into distant realms. Worlds of whimsy and wonder. Places that get you invested in it’s story and characters, whether it be fantasy or grounded in the real world.

Nintendo at E3: Is it a Big Deal?

Yesterday we learned that Nintendo’s offerings at E3 this year will be a little different from the formula we’ve come to know so well. Instead of one big press conference, the company is offering smaller showings with more focus.

RAM 003: Knights of the Old Republic 2

RAM (which stands for Random Access Memory) is a series where we take a memory of a video game, whether it’s a specific moment or something special that happened while you were playing, then talk about what it meant to you! Anyone can contribute to the Potaku RAM system!

RAM 002: The World Is Not Enough

Welcome to RAM! What’s RAM? RAM (which stands for Random Access Memory) is a series where we take a memory of a video game, whether it’s a specific moment or something special that happened while you were playing, then talk about what it meant to you!

Keeping an Eye on iOS (w/e Apr 21)

Each week, I’ll endeavour to trawl through a baker’s-dozen worth apps from my ever-growing backlog of iOS games that are, or have been, free. I’ll investigate and describe each game, and then decide what to deserves more playtime, and what warrants deletion.