Harold Goldberg

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  • 9 years ago

    Before there were first person shooters, the adventure game was about as cool as a game could get. Companies like Sierra poured millions into mystery-filled series like Phantasmagoria, King's Quest, and Gabriel Knight. Sadly, as games became more ...

  • 9 years ago

    "Sunshine cannot bleach the snow," wrote Emerson. But it sure can make it blindingly bright. As a child growing up in the snowy climes of Buffalo, I loved the winter snows. And I especially enjoyed a good blizzard. Sure, navigating wind-whipped sn...

  • 9 years ago

    Early in his classic Ben Hogan's Five Lessons, the legendary golfer uses capital letters as if to scream at you like a football coach. The grail in golf, he says, is "A CORRECT, POWERFUL, REPEATING SWING. This can be stated categorically: it is ut...

  • 9 years ago

    With all the new consoles and the growing popularity of casual and mobile games, it's been a year where there have been more games on the market for more platforms than I've ever seen. This year, I've decided to do something different with my Best...

  • 9 years ago

    'Twas the Gamer before Christmas, and all through the rooms, Not a game was being played, not even Mario and his 'shrooms. Some kids were chill, playing a 360 or DS While those with the PlayStation 3 had that wild "Resistance" stress. But the Game...

  • 9 years ago

    It's almost literary. The feeling I get when I play the new LEGEND OF ZELDA: TWILIGHT PRINCESS is akin to the sense of wonder I had when reading Truman Capote's A Grass Harp or Jean Shepherd's A Christmas Story. That's not to say that Zelda is wel...


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