Smart political advertising

This is clever. People have just noticed in the US that Barack Obama’s campaign has taken out advertising in computer games. Sure, it might be for Xbox 360, but it’s smart, modern, and with gamers averaging 28 years old now, a good way to hit an important demographic. The image and story is from GigaOm, ...

A funny thing happened

When I started playing a bit of the recent Simpsons game on Wii tonight (that we were finally able to pickup last week), I didn’t think I’d be at it for long. It seems like a mostly great game so far, with just a few niggling annoying aspects. Then I really got into it, then ...

Fun, fun, fun …

Went for what was supposed to be a minor stop at Westfield Parra tonight, ended up getting quite a few things, though I expected all of them sort of. Picked up another Wii game — this time, the new Mario Kart. It’s funny to see something that has such a strong history, yet I really ...

Wii-tastic

Well, we didn’t spend all day messing with the Wii, even though it kind of felt like it … Having fun with the two startup games, Sallie and I playing together and separately in a way we haven’t with games for years now. Will and Alex both find it amusing but don’t quite get it ...

First week ends and more Wii time

Ha ha ha … of course we’re getting home and playing Wii again. Sallie borrowed this Monkey Island casual game set thing from Video Ezy, and it drive us kind of nuts after a while. Should think about some real new games, likely Simpsons game first. Work’s pretty good for a first week … learning ...
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