Author Archive for Jeff

Best of 2009: Televisions

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On the outside, most televisions look pretty much the same. They’re rectangular, they’re thin, and they’re usually covered with black plastic. But it’s what is inside that can make the difference between whether the unit costs $400 or $4,000, and…
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Windows 7 Was My Idea

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One of the greatest things on television are advertisements by computer companies. Okay – maybe that’s a stretch – but the ad battle between computer companies over the last several years is pretty entertaining and competitive. From ridiculous comedy to…
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My Secret Diary – Nintendo DS

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My Secret Diary is the seventh O-Games title I’ve had the ability to review. While I haven’t been impressed whatsoever by the other two titles in the My Games series (My Dress-Up and My Make-Up), My Secret Diary offers a little bit more substance and is the first game in the series that may actually have a justifiable existence. While the other My games offer little to do and no reason to do it, My Secret Diary has some hint of a purpose and reason for a young girl to give it a few moments of their time. I’m not saying it’s the next Final Fantasy, but at least it’s something.

My Make-Up for Nintendo DS

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I’m not the target market for My Make-Up. I’m not a nine year-old girl bored to death with no other means of entertainment and no method of social interaction. That doesn’t prevent me from knowing what does and doesn’t make for a good video game. If you read my recent review of this game’s counterpart, My Dress-Up, you’ll already know the verdict. It’s the exact same bit of slag, but on a face instead of on the body.