Category Archives: Video Games

TuffGnarl.com’s 50 must-play Playstation 3 and Xbox 360 games: Part 4

It’s been more than a year since we published an installment in this series, but these games aren’t going anywhere and it’s not like the pool of candidates is growing much larger. With that said, sorry for taking so damned long. Here are entries 31-40 in TuffGnarl.com’s list of must-play Playstation 3 and Xbox 360 titles. Missed the previous entries? […]

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Video Game Review: Call of Duty: Black Ops III

I don’t know about you, but my favorite thing to do this time of year is to listen to political commentary. Just kidding. It’s actually blowing up shit in whatever the latest Call of Duty release is. Call of Duty: Black Ops III is the latest in the first person shooter series and fourth in the Black Ops story line. The other three games are World at War and Black Ops […]

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8 JRPG soundtracks you should check out

As much as any other aspect of game play, music is an inextricable part of the Japanese Role Playing Game (JRPG) experience. In a genre where friends become enemies and stalwart companions run the risk of being unceremoniously murdered, a JRPG’s soundtrack is an important constant that helps maintain cohesion within the bounds of even the most sprawling narrative. It […]

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Tuffgnarl.com’s 50 must-play Playstation 3 and Xbox 360 titles: Part 3

(Part 1 and Part 2.) While some of us have left behind the tried-and-true work horses of last generation’s console offerings to explore the nascent libraries of the current generation, this shouldn’t preclude anyone from revisiting (or discovering) some great titles from those older systems. In fact, if you are a lady or gentleman with an appetite for “nouveau retro” […]

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TuffGnarl.com’s 50 must-play Playstation 3 and Xbox 360 titles: Part 1

Yes, I know… we are now in the era of Playstation 4, Xbox One (remind me how that numbering system works again?) and Wii U. However, for those of us who aren’t yet ready to part ways with our beloved previous generation Sony and Microsoft consoles, there are still plenty of games that even the most dedicated gamers may have overlooked. […]

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SUBSCRIPTION BOX REVIEW: Loot Crate (December 2014)

If you are anything like me, for the last year or so you have been watching with mild fascination as a persistent, but somewhat surreptitious, offer for Loot Crate subscription boxes has peppered your Facebook feed(also, you are overweight). More precisely, your attention has been drawn by the promise of a lot of neat-stuff-in-a-box for the paltry sum of $13.37 […]

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VIDEO GAME PREVIEW: Guilty Gear Xrd -Sign- Demo on PSN (PS4/Playstation Plus Only)

Excitement, fellows and fellow-ettes! For well over a year now, I have been foaming at the mouth for the latest iteration of one of my very favorite fighting game series: Guilty Gear. Teaser images had been floating across the interwebs since early 2013 with actual footage of the game not reaching us until earlier this year following its release in Japanese […]

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VIDEO GAME REVIEW: Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare–the 11th installment in the Call of Duty series published by Activision and developed by Sledgehammer Games for nextgen gaming consoles (PS4 and Xbox One) and High Moon Studios for (PS3 and Xbox 360)– begins with you as a newly minted Marine from the year 2054 and partnered with your best friend. With an extremely brief […]

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