Editorial

Halt And Catch Fire – S2 | E2 “New Coke”

by 2 years ago

    I love this episode title. In April 1985, Coca-Cola nearly committed suicide by introducing a reformulated, sweeter version of its flagship beverage. It lasted all of three months before the …

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    Halt And Catch Fire – S2 | E1 “SETI”

    by 2 years ago

      The Season One theme of Halt And Catch Fire comes in the form of a question: What separates man from machine? The answer, offered with painstaking authenticity over ten beautifully …

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      The worst kind of DLC — Nintendo’s continued mishandling of amiibos

      by 2 years ago

        I remember when I was on the outside looking in on the whole amiibo craze. It was insane, right? Lines around the block, people fiendishly hunting figures of their favorite …

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        Ageism towards World of Warcraft is detracting from the real issues

        by 2 years ago

        During an Activision-Blizzard investor call, we learned that subscription numbers for World of Warcraft have dropped significantly from the peak numbers we saw during the launch of its current expansion, …

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        Handsome Jack deserves redemption in Tales from the Borderlands

        by 2 years ago

        There aren’t many characters in games that have grabbed me as quickly as Borderlands’ Handsome Jack. Unlike most fans of this Hyperion dictator, my first exposure to Handsome Jack was …

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        Remote Play’s compatibility issues are damaging its usefulness

        by 2 years ago

        Every evangelist of the PlayStation Vita knows it’s a hard sell. Despite unparalleled power from a dedicated handheld gaming device, the Vita’s lack of mainstream appeal has been no secret …

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        Beyond the controller — A discussion on postmodern gaming

        by 2 years ago

          There’s no arguing that this week is a stacked week in gaming, as many releases have hit that are creating a great deal of buzz in the gaming community. Today, …

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          The Order: In Defense of Sir Galahad

          by 2 years ago

          [The following contains spoilers for The Order: 1886. Reader discretion is advised] The Order: 1886 is a game with its fair share of problems. As we discussed in our spoilercast …

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          Towing the line between reality and professional wrestling — The achievement that is Slammed!

          by 2 years ago

          Creating a video game experience that pleases wrestling fans is a difficult task, one that many cannot understand unless you are a true fan of the sport. Obviously, Japanese developer …

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          Herald or heretic – How Dragon Age: Inquisition made me face my views of the afterlife.

          by 2 years ago

            Bioware has made it their business to not only deliver remarkable personality and character development with their games, but also display some fearlessness by broaching the potentially divisive or even …

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            Crowdthink: On Game Length and The Order: 1886

            by 2 years ago

            In 2012, a game called Dishonored launched, and was quickly panned for its supposed “lack of content.” YouTubers and streamers put on display how fast one could run through the …

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            Persona 5 Already Seems to be Bringing the Series Back to its Roots

            by 2 years ago

            Since I woke up this morning, I must have watched the new footage of Persona 5 a dozen times already. We knew it was likely coming during Atlus’ 30-hour long …

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