Unathletic, uncoordinated tall man with endless creativity stampeding through his overactive brain. Lifelong geek and lover of storytelling in all its wondrous forms. Published novelist. Comes with beard, wife, and two miniature humans.
95 Stories by Robin
Review: Star Trek The Video Game Goes Where So Many Have Gone Before
Star Trek: The Video Game, the new title by Digital Extremes and published by Namco Bandai, has all the ingredients to add up to a great game. But something went wrong during its production — I don’t know what, though it’s not ...
May 14, 2013
Long Live LucasArts: How to Get Their Best Games
It’s a sad thing to admit, but the glory days were over at LucasArts long before Disney pulled the plug on them. If you’re nostalgic for the good old days when LucasArts made the best adventure games in the business and Star Wars ...
Apr 30, 2013
8 Companies Disney Should Buy (to take over the world)
Disney’s been on a shopping spree the last few years. First they snatched up Marvel. Then they bought Lucasfilm and started planning Star Wars movies.
Apr 17, 2013
Taking Time to Savor the Grandeur of BioShock Infinite
You can’t rush BioShock Infinite. It’s not a play-through to get done as fast as you can, for bragging rights or any other reason. We journalists are often forced to play games as fast as we can to be able to publish timely reviews. ...
Apr 08, 2013
First Impressions of BioShock Infinite
I have been to Columbia, and I am in love. Not with Elizabeth or any of the other characters. I’m in love with that staggeringly gorgeous city in the clouds. You have never seen anything like BioShock Infinite. That’s not to say ...
Mar 27, 2013
Review: Tomb Raider Gives Us a Heroine to Believe In
Forget everything you know about Tomb Raider and its star, Lara Croft. If you can’t do that on your own, this reboot is guaranteed to get you there by the time you’ve finished it — or probably long before.
Mar 20, 2013
Review: A Trippy ‘Year Walk’ Through Swedish Folklore
The last time I played a game that stayed with me for days was Journey. Those kinds of experiences are so rare in gaming that there’s something precious about that needs to be savored. The two or three hours I spent with Year Walk, for ...
Mar 15, 2013