Labyrinth City is the Fun Game Based on the Great Book Series REVIEW

It’s been some time since a game like this has been featured on MrDavePizza. Labyrinth City: Pierre the Maze Detective absolutely belongs. As a game that originated in a book series, the game takes many cues from the visual classics of growing up for me. Incidentally, I was a big fan of books like Where’s Waldo? and Eye Spy, which are similar in scope and content as Pierre the Maze Detective–perhaps you remember… Read the rest

You Can Go Your Own Way by Eric Smith REVIEW

While the industry in the gaming business model changes, Adam’s family’s pinball arcade and Whitney’s eSports Cafe are in direct competition with each other, and consequently Adam and Whitney. You Can Go Your Own Way by Eric Smith is a November 2021 release YA book about two childhood friends, Adam Stillwater and Whitney Mitchell. T hey have gotten knee-deep in running their parents’ businesses as their parents are either too busy or in… Read the rest

City of Shattered Light is on the Edge REVIEW

From the author, Claire Winn, is a debut young adult science fiction novel that teeters on a megalopolis moon colony with a cast of fierce–and glittery–femme Fatales, their fierce cohorts, and an action-packed ride of cybernetic combat mayhem. It’s got everything you need in a cyberpunk novel really, especially for this audience. This is City of Shattered Light. And still, the main characters are simultaneously relatable yet may be out of their league… Read the rest

Another Kind: Cryptid Fun Hits Shelves, New Graphic Novel REVIEW

I’m thrilled to bring you another installment in my comic/book reviews, which really needs to be here to fulfill my general body of knowledge, since, me being a writer, you can imagine I like books as much as games! Without a doubt, I’m tirelessly releasing indie game reviews. So in addition to games, let’s start a new trend by talking about this debut graphic novel from creators Cait May and Trevor Bream and… Read the rest

The Zen of Zombie is the Only Weird & Hilarious Guide to The Wisdom of Zombies BOOK REVIEW

The Zen of Zombie is a satirical self-help book by Scott Kenemore published in 2007 about tips for better living in the metaphor of the zombie. Kenemore uses this raucous book to examine parallels between Zen psychology with the paradigm of zombie existentialism. Not just social or corporate zombies, although those are covered, but actual re-animated brain-eating zombies. Learn about 24 effective habits of zombies from persistence to free will to deal with… Read the rest

“Cyberpunk” as a Genre And Not Just 2077

It’s everywhere now. It’s downloaded into your cortex. Drips off the neon katakana of your tube hotel vacancy sign. It’s hidden in the channel tuned to static on your peripheral, cyphered, cybernetic headset. It provides the foundation as well as the motivation for things high above its paygrade, but it is still only a literary genre–beyond video games. “Cyberpunk.” I’m talking sim stim, black mesa stuff here, not Grand Theft Hovercar. It’s very… Read the rest

The LEGO Harry Potter Game Is The Best LEGO Game REVIEW

Welcome to Hogwarts! Okay, it usually takes a chapter to get there in the books, but the welcome is there. I’m about to tell you about one of the most fan-driven franchises you’ve ever heard of, “Harry Potter!” Oh, you’ve heard of that one…? Okay… Have you ever heard of “LEGO!” That one too? Okay, GOOD!? It’s time for my LEGO Harry Potter poetic ode. I’m not totally certain when it started, but… Read the rest