Totilo At Play

April 30, 2009

Game Diary - April 30, 2009: Fear Of A Console Death

Filed under: Totilo Game Diary — Tags: , , — stephentotilo @ 10:00 am


It started with a mobster falling through the floor of a bank, arms waving as he plummeted to blackness and as my PS3 stopped running “The Godfather II.” It was going to end, I feared, in the death of my Sony super-console.

Yesterday, I stared down the impending doom that would snuff out my PS3. And, I think, I won. (more…)

April 29, 2009

Game Diary - April 29, 2009: The Ninth Shooter

Filed under: Totilo Game Diary — Tags: , — stephentotilo @ 9:00 am


I finished “F.E.A.R. 2” yesterday, exhausted by all the shooters I’ve been playing. I wondered: Why do I consume so much of what feels like hollow culture?

What do I want from shooters? And is what I want what I should expect from a genre defined by the action of gunning people down? (more…)

April 28, 2009

Game Diary - April 28, 2009: Losing ‘Riddick’

Filed under: Totilo Game Diary — stephentotilo @ 11:00 am

Chronicles of Riddick: Dark Athena

Somewhere in my apartment is a copy of “Chronicles of Riddick: Dark Athena.” It’s in one of the many bags I took home from MTV or in stack of files. Maybe it has slid under the couch.

It can stay there. (more…)

April 27, 2009

Game Diary - April 27, 2009: Three Wii Games Later…

Filed under: Totilo Game Diary — stephentotilo @ 10:00 am


Welcome to the new home of my Game Diary. No need for much explanation. You all know how I got here, don’t you?

I spent the past weekend beginning my week-long vacation tackle of leftover games. Some Diary readers said that the list wasn’t pretty. But so far I’ve had a lot of fun with it. (more…)


Filed under: Housekeeping — stephentotilo @ 8:57 am

Today is the first day of my vacation. And I’ve started it by bringing this site back to life. Until further notice, it’s the new home of my Game Diary, which formerly lived at MTV Multiplayer.

I’ll improve the layout at some point. But let’s start stimply for now, ok?

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