When one looks back at the games of yore many memories of fun, bedazzlement, and hearty feelings tend to rush through their minds. Once in a great while we as gamers are given the chance to relive some of those great titles of our youth, sometimes with a nice fresh coat of paint. Sega has been one of those game developers out there who has listened to the call of the fanbase, and for about roughly 72% of the time they respond back with something everyone can clamor over about.
The recent popularity of indie rockers Hunter Valentine is well-waranted. After two solid albums (one of which, Lessons From The Late Night, was one of the first great female-fronted rock albums of the decade) the newly-dubbed quartet managed to garner plenty of fame for their famous (or infamous) antics on the reality show The Real L Word. Now that the season is over, it's time for fans new and old to be reminded why a band such as this needs to exist on this planet. Collide and Conquer, their third album, does just that.
Yesterday I went to the Phantom Gourmet Food Festival. It's a beautiful thing to pay for a ticket walk in and just start mowing, om-noming, and stuffing my face with food. Now I know why people in other countries hate Americans: it's because we have food festivals like this!