I was playing Manhunter 2: San Francisco on my computer in the basement. I really liked that game and to this day I wait for a sequel. I was a sophomore in high school. When I shut off the computer and went upstairs around 9 p.m., my grandmother was watching the news and the Berlin Wall was coming down. We were seeing history happen from our living room, as the Soviet Union crumbled on our TV. My grandmother said, “Joseph Stalin was a monster.”
One of the first things I thought was, “Who is going to be the bad guy now?” The Nazis were great bad guys, because we beat them and we won. Now we “beat” the Soviet Union. But did we win, or did they just fall apart? (more…)
Today in 1903, the Wright Brothers made their first attempt at flight at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. Pretty cool! What are you doing this weekend?
Pat Longo is a groovy guy – an accomplished artist, musician, DJ, record aficionado and family man. You might see him spinning vinyl at a local soul night or catch his band opening up for Archers of Loaf or just riding bikes with his son Hank in the Heights section of Jersey City. He’s that guy with a shine in his eye that says he has something cool he wants to show you. Let it be known that everything Pat shows you is pretty cool.
In this case, Pat graciously allowed Unwinnable into his home so he could show us his Batman records. (more…)
Great Uncle Bill was an amazing man; he lived with my Aunt Irene on a good-sized piece of property in Martinsville, New Jersey, and we would visit them at least once a year for family picnics and gatherings. Since I was about five years old at the time, I didn’t really know a lot of people yet, but Uncle Bill was the first person I knew that had solar panels – two on the roof of the house and two freestanding in the backyard. The power they generated was used to heat the hot water heater in the house and run the lights and whatever electronics that were associated with the swimming pool. Uncle Bill ordered plans and parts out of the back pages of periodicals like Popular Mechanics and Omni magazine. He was that guy. (more…)
Unlike some other games at the Square Enix booth, there is no ultra-violence, torture porn or rape culture themes in Quantum Conundrum, the latest release from Airtight Games. This puzzle game is Rated E for Everyone. (more…)
We are proud to say it has been a strong week here at Unwinnable – lots of RoboCop and lots of fun. But what would RoboCop Week be without showing some of the strange videos that can be found on the Internet featuring RoboCop?
RoboCop is everything that was right with the ’80s. (more…)