Samsung The Frame TV review: Perfect wall art TV art

If you’re looking for the best TV that doesn’t look like a TV, take a look at Samsung’s The Frame.” It’s a quantum-dot LCD that’s styled to appear as a wall-hanging photo frame that displays art when you’re not watching a video, and looks very convincing in that role. Enter custom colored bezels, a library… Continue reading Samsung The Frame TV review: Perfect wall art TV art

PS5 Returns Review: Is it worth buying?

Review Back for PS5. Roguelikes and roguelites are almost exclusively locked into the indie scene and are almost always top-down or 2D. While still technically an indie studio, Housemarque changed it through Return, Sony’s published AAA roguelite shooter. While this is a departure for the Finnish developer and takes on a different genre, it’s easily… Continue reading PS5 Returns Review: Is it worth buying?

Art review: At the American University Museum, a survey of DC paintings in the 1960s spans 32 years in ‘The Long Sixties’

Bodnarchuk, who taught at Corcoran for 32 years, is known primarily as a sculptor and graphic designer. Her visual diary begins as black-and-white doodles on square paper, sometimes with a touch of color. The images immediately became brighter, more complex, and mostly horizontal. Longtime resident of Glen Echo describes flowers, the sky, rivers, and animals,… Continue reading Art review: At the American University Museum, a survey of DC paintings in the 1960s spans 32 years in ‘The Long Sixties’

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD Review

I was relieved to find, in the first five minutes first The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD, toilet. There I was in Skyloft, a city of blessed souls hanging on the horizon, sprawled on the edge of a white cloud, and the hero, Link, sitting on the toilet. Instantly, an unreachable sense of myth,… Continue reading The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD Review

The Legend Of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD Review – Moving link

Zelda: Skyward Sword HD – puts you in control (image: Nintendo) The most controversial 3D Zelda remade for Nintendo Switch, with a new control system that doesn’t use motion controls. It might not have been so obvious at the time, but The Legend Of Zelda was in crisis before the release of Breath Of The… Continue reading The Legend Of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD Review – Moving link

Legend of Mana HD Remaster review: a faithful and beautiful recreation of the PS1 classic – warts and all

Square Enix methodology for remastering Mana Legend is an awesome one, retaining much of what made the original game special – even where it won’t hold up well in 2021. Watch on YouTube Of all the companies with catalogs of classics that are lavish to use and abuse, Square Enix seems to be one of… Continue reading Legend of Mana HD Remaster review: a faithful and beautiful recreation of the PS1 classic – warts and all

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD review (for Nintendo Switch)

Other than the CD-i abominations some play, there isn’t a bad Legend of Zelda game. There are Zelda games that are worse than others, but every entry in Nintendo’s epic action-adventure series contains so much craft and creativity that they’re just “bad” relative to one another. First released on the Wii in 2011, The Legend… Continue reading The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD review (for Nintendo Switch)

Demi Lovato: Dancing With the Devil…The Art of Starting Over Album Review

This review contains mentions of rape and sexual assault. At the 2008 American Music Awards, Demi Lovato—then Disney’s leading lady for her star turn in Camp Rock—smiled as a red-carpet reporter asked about the inspiration behind her pop-punk solo music. “Believe it or not, being 16, I’ve been through a lot,” she answered with a… Continue reading Demi Lovato: Dancing With the Devil…The Art of Starting Over Album Review

Shin Megami Tensei 3 Nocturne HD Remaster review: ‘Feels very fresh even though it’s old’

Shin Megami Tensei 3 Nocturne HD Remaster brings back the classic 2003 PS2 with some sharpened graphics, retranslated scripts, voice acting, and some quality-of-life improvements. Ironically, the game is many fans’ first experience with Shin Megami Tensei as the first title in the series to make it out of Japan, and now it will probably… Continue reading Shin Megami Tensei 3 Nocturne HD Remaster review: ‘Feels very fresh even though it’s old’