Andy McDonald

Gaming

How Sonic the Hedgehog Kept Glam Rock Alive After Its Grungy Demise

SEGA's series turned to some of the Sunset Strip's finest to bring rock 'n' roll theatricality to its Dreamcast soundtracks.
Andy McDonald
6.23.16
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How Sonic the Hedgehog Kept Glam Rock Alive After Its Grungy Demise

SEGA's series turned to some of the Sunset Strip's finest to bring rock 'n' roll theatricality to its Dreamcast soundtracks.
Andy McDonald
6.23.16
Gaming

The Original Pokémon Game Was Social Media Before Social Media

Offering personalized, collaborative gaming and friendship, these Game Boy titles gave kids an escape from a buzzing digital age on the edge of a new century.
Andy McDonald
3.1.16
Pokemon

Celebrating ‘Pokémon Red’ and ‘Blue’: Clunky Today But Catch ’Em All Classics 20 Years Ago

Offering personalized, collaborative gaming and friendship, these Game Boy titles gave kids an escape from a buzzing digital age on the edge of a new century.
Andy McDonald
3.1.16
VICE vs Video games

‘Super Mario 64’ Still Matters, Even 20 Years Since Its Release

The palpable passion and eternal quality of the classic platformer deserves to remain a source of inspiration and aspiration for developers for many years to come.
Andy McDonald
1.4.16
Guide To Games

‘Super Mario 64’ Still Matters, Even 20 Years Since Its Release

The palpable passion and eternal quality of the classic platformer deserves to remain a source of inspiration and aspiration for developers for many years to come.
Andy McDonald
1.3.16
VICE vs Video games

‘Ecco the Dolphin’ Is the Most Terrifying Game I've Ever Played

It's not the most likely candidate for scariest game ever, but SEGA's 1992 game did mess some of its players up.
Andy McDonald
10.27.15
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Something In the Water: My Nightmare of ‘Ecco the Dolphin’

It's not the most likely candidate for scariest game ever, but SEGA's 1992 game did mess some of its players up.
Andy McDonald
10.27.15