Alex Weiss

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  • 2 years ago | Interviews

    Ben Ruiz's makeshift office is located in a quiet corner of a Tempe coffee shop where he currently is working on his love letter to the beat-'em-up genre,Aztez. Aztez is a stylized brawler with an art style ripped from the wall of an Aztec pyramid...

  • 2 years ago

    This year should be forever known as one of the most reasonable years video gaming has ever had. Series were completed, sequels were released, and there was generally something new and great to play. The video game industry has had its ups and dow...

  • 2 years ago

    The curators of New York's Museum of Modern Art recently released announced their plans to feature a new exhibit focused on video gaming. The exhibit, a feature of the museum's design collection, will explore interactive design within virtual worl...

  • 3 years ago

    Board games are the best way to have a conversation with people who you're forced to spend time with, and that is why Christmas and the other holidays that you buy stuff for are good. The only problem is that Monopoly sucks. Good thing the board g...

  • 3 years ago | Comedy

    Monkey Pants Bar and Grill's Thursday night comedy event will feature Jackie Kashian, a comedian who has toured with Maria Bamford, performed on NPR's This American Life, and does a podcast called The Dork Forest. The show will feature local comed...

  • 3 years ago

    Nintendo's latest console is an effort to bring the company away from the nostalgia trap and into the mainstream. The Wii, while a fun way to shake up the typical console release, was a gimmicky letdown and took up residence in closets everywhere ...