Coasters Gonna Coast

  • Official FFoP Modnation Van

    19 May 2011

    While going through my game library I stumbled upon Modnation Racers. I decided to pop it in and I quickly asked myself, why did I stop playing this? This game is a blast! I’m pretty sure a big part of it was that none of my immediate friends purchased it. Pondering aside, I ran a […]

  • Sony: We don’t owe you shit, son.

    26 Apr 2011

    Well, it’s day 6 and the PSN is still down. Looting started about 24 hours ago, there have been reports of rape, murder, and even cannibalism. The streets are not safe, and as the great adviser Antoine Dodson once said “You bedda, hide yo’ kids, hide yo’ wife…”, it is pure anarchy out there. Or […]

  • Rocksmith: No Plastic Allowed

    31 Mar 2011

    The wake of Guitar Hero’s death has left developers like Harmonix (Rock Band) looking to other genres for game development. You might think that the music genre is at its end; hell, you might even want it to end. The folks over at Ubisoft, however, have other plans. Ubisoft see’s this as an opportunity – […]

  • Coming Soon: Interview With Jay Pavlina

    11 Mar 2011

    In case you haven’t been following the site or our podcast, we landed an interview with game designer, internet sensation and all around fun guy Jay Pavlina. Jason took the torch on this event and wrapped it up today. The interview is currently in the editing room (oh yeah, we have special rooms here at […]

  • Pay as you play: The future of gaming, or the past…?

    03 Mar 2011

    The idea of pay as you play gaming has been around for many years, in fact its almost been around as long as gaming itself, thanks to the wonders of arcades. As video games migrated into our homes, the value of a quarter has dropped immensely. Pay for one life at a time versus a […]

  • Fun with Box Art!

    24 Feb 2011

    Sometimes the final box art for a game comes out like something that of a fine work of art. Other times you scratch your head and say “who approves this shit?” In this post I’m going to walk you through a few fine examples of bad marketing ideas ruining what would normally be a perfectly […]

  • Gaming in the Blue Light

    23 Feb 2011

    E3 is nearly upon us yet again, and the expectations of this year’s event are no exception to the last. With Sony announcing the NGP earlier this month, and Nintendo launching the 3DS in March, there is going to be plenty of handheld content to write about. E3 is a time of excitement for gamers, […]

  • 404 Blog not found…

    18 Feb 2011

    Oh hi! Things look a little different? That’s because you have reached our new site. As of right now it’s a work in progress, some of the new features may or may not be working, so bear with us. Also, the site may go down here and there as we work out stuff on the […]

  • The FFoP Wasteland …

    10 Feb 2011

    Over the last few months a lot has been happening behind then scenes here at Fist Full of Potions. To be fair, a lot of nothing has been happening as well. I’d like to take a moment and address the absence of a few features like the podcast, video blog, reviews, hang over games, and […]

  • Coasters Gonna Coast

    03 Feb 2011

    As you may have noticed, we have a new theme for our writing credits.  It would be safe to assume that you either laughed your ass off or you want to strangle me for the image I have selected as my banner. Allow myself to explain … uhhh … myself.

  • PSP Then-Now-Tomorrow

    30 Jan 2011

    The Past Present and Future of the PlayStation Portable

  • The PSP: Then-Now-Tomorrow

    27 Jan 2011

    I’m sure you already know by now that Sony is planning to release a successor to their first entry into the hand-held market. If not, catch yourself up to speed HERE. Come with me as I take your through a trip of the PSP’s past, present and future.

  • Joe Danger: A PSN GEM

    23 Jan 2011

    In order to set the tone for this article I need a little background music. Cue up this song while reading the rest of this post.

  • A new year, A new FFoP

    11 Jan 2011

    Hello everyone and Welcome to 2011!

  • PSA: No Podcast This Week

    08 Dec 2010

    A public service announcement (PSA) or public service ad is a type of advertisement featured on television, radio, print or other media. Whereas the objective of a standard advertisement is to market a product, a PSA is intended to benefit the public interest, by raising awareness of an issue, affecting public attitudes, and potentially stimulating […]

  • The Quest for Blu-Ray!

    20 Nov 2010

    If you’re the type who just can’t bare the thought of not being able to line up all the games in a series next to each other, and you love Ratchet & Clank games, Amazon.com has got you covered. Originally released as a PSN exclusive here in the United States, R&C;: Quest for Booty was […]

  • Shaun White Skateboarding PS3 Recall

    22 Oct 2010

    It was just brought to our attention that a certain big named retailer has recalled Shaun White Skateboarding. Why is this a big deal?  It’s not, but the fact that only the PS3 version was recalled is. This raises some eye brows and begs the question: “is this a bad time to be a PS3 […]

  • PS Move: The Good & The Bad

    11 Oct 2010

    I recently purchased a Move controller in addition to EYE Pet. Before that, James and I attended a Move demonstration from our local Sony rep at a local Game Stop. As far I was concerned, I was okay with waiting for SOCOM 4 to come out before I made the purchase. As far as my […]

  • EVO '10 was so Crazy that…

    14 Jul 2010

    How crazy was it? Evolution is a yearly gathering of the best fighting game players in the country, and sometimes beyond. Located in the city of sin (Las Vegas), people gather to play, win, promote, and more importantly… spectate. If this is your first time hearing about Evo and you’re thinking “I like Street Fighter, […]

  • NEOGEO for PSP?

    29 Jun 2010

    After Updating my PSP just now, I noticed 2 new pre-made folders. Initially I was sorting through the folders to fulfill my OCD when something crazy happened. During my organization process I unearthed more than I expected. Now what would I need a NEOGEO and PCEngnie folder for? PCengine, for those who don’t know, is […]

  • We need your help!

    28 Jun 2010

    In 2008 I attended my first E3 event, and most people would say that it was one of the worst years in all of E3′s history. To some degree it was; however, being as small as it was it left me opportunities to sit down and talk to some really big name people in the […]

  • Quick E3 Wrap Up

    15 Jun 2010

    SONY>Nintendo>Microsoft

  • Yo Dawg, E3 leak..

    13 Jun 2010

  • CHANGES HAPPENING

    09 Jun 2010

    If you’re reading this, you are probably already aware that things are changing at The Retail Gamer, and chances are the next time you load the page… it might not even be The Retail Gamer anymore!We will keep you posted, but in the mean time, please bear with us as the site may not operate […]

  • Is this a new Mortal Kombat Movie?

    08 Jun 2010

    If you pause it during the flashes on the screen when Sonya tells Scorpion that Subzero is still alive you see this. An interesting take on Subzero. I can only assume that they are going with the “Mr Freeze” route of him having to stay at a lower temperature. And the thing on his face […]