Review: “Alan Wake”

Remedy Entertainment’s Alan Wake made quite a splash on its release in 2010, heralded along with Heavy Rain as big advances in the narrative maturity of the video game form. With the PC version just released this year, and the de rigueur alternate reality game teaser for the sequel already in progress, Left Gamer Review […]

Also Ranting About Games: Indoor Kids Podcast

Gaming is a multi-billion dollar industry that’s basically only reported on by people easily distracted by shiny things. (Exception: Left Gamer Review. As soon as the studios wise up and start sending us free games, it’ll be obvious that we only seem so positive because we’re selective. It’s pretty depressing to drop sixty bucks on […]

Preview: (We already hate) “Call of Duty: Black Ops 2″

Normally, Left Gamer Review tries to maintain a certain critical distance from the games we examine. After all, a game can be great without endorsing LGR’s political perspective. And if we only enjoyed playing games that explicitly endorsed the overthrow of capitalism, we probably would have given up on the medium entirely. But sometimes, a […]

Games “for women” or women’s games?

This essay is inspired by the great Feminist Frequency and its redoubtable host Anita Sarkeesian, who just struck an awesome blow against gamer sexism with the smashing success of the “Tropes vs. Women in Video Games” Kickstarter campaign. If you’re not familiar with FF, Left Gamer Review strongly recommends you check out theYouTube channel, especially […]

Review: “Spec Ops: The Line”

2K Games’ Spec Ops: The Line, though often frustrating to play, is a deeply compelling attempt to turn a shooter into something troubling and complicated. The Line doesn’t reward you for fake video game bravery the way most military shooters do. Instead, this is a game that punishes you. Toward the end, the game actively taunts you during […]

3 Reasons Why You Should Get Certified

ou know the debate. Should you be certified? That answer is simple: YES. And not for the reasons why you think. Certification is a complex issue. You have opponents who say that ‘paper’ (fill in the blank) are useless. What do they know about running cable? What do they know about backups? What do they […]

Ecommerce Web Hosting From Network Solutions

No one could have predicted the boom in web commerce better than the merchants who took advantage early. However, there’s still time for those businesses that are just now getting into ecommerce, but you don’t want to pick just any store builder to create an ecommerce site. The best services offer a customized site with […]

Tips for Copying Files From an Old Computer to a New Computer

You’ve just bought a new computer, how exciting! It’s WAY faster than your previous one, it doesn’t crash, and WOW the hard drive is GINORMOUS! Then you realize… all your documents and pictures are on your other computer, not to mention your internet explorer favorites list! Have no fear, we can get it all copied […]

Ecommerce Web Developer at

Many people in the world of ecommerce have discovered the benefits of creating an engaging website. These individuals recognize that they have to do whatever needs to be done to draw attention away from their competitors and toward their own online businesses. Learn some of the common reasons why many owners of online businesses are […]