Editorial

Nearly half of gamers are female, and other things you didn’t know

by 1 year ago

    That's right publishers, it's time to stop neglecting games with female leads because you're afraid they won't sell (hint: they do, and not just to women). And gamers, it's time …

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    Freaks and geeks — part two

    by 1 year ago

      Tonight I was certain that I had nowhere to be. I thought perhaps my journey had ended before it began. I had failed you in my attempt at being at …

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      Freaks and geeks — the culture surrounding E3 nightlife

      by 1 year ago

        There is a world you don’t know about. It is bright and loud and beautiful. People dance and sing. They revel in the madness. This world belongs to the freak …

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        Games for the Masses–Total Victory!

        by 1 year ago

          Rejoice comrades, for we have emerged from our Great Struggle as glorious victors!  Through constant agitating, through endless complaining on twitter, and through endless forum flame-wars, we have made our …

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          Games for the Masses–Concerning the need for affordable games and Weekend Deals 06/07/13

          by 1 year ago

          Games for the Masses has always been my attempt at populism, and while I usually take this time to adopt a goofy Russian accent and play faux communist to add …

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          Bright Lights of Asakai–Explaining one of the largest Player vs. Player battles in gaming history

          by 2 years ago

          On January 27, 2013, nearly 3000 men and women fought one another in a battle in which both sides combined to lose over $15,000 in materiel. For comparison, this was …

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          Microsoft to end use of Microsoft Points with upcoming dashboard update

          by 2 years ago

          A new dashboard update is coming to your Xbox 360, in an attempt to become more uniform with the current Windows Live Tiles layout used in other Windows products, according …

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          Rough conditions at 4A Games’ Ukrainian headquarters draws scrutiny, evokes pride amidst Metro: Last Light release

          by 2 years ago

          Andrew Prokhorov, the creative director of 4A Games, came out with a statement yesterday in response to semi-criticism from former THQ president Jason Rubin, who wrote a detailed report exposing …

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          Lego Friends: Fun-loving girl-time or patriarchy-reinforcing sexism?

          by 2 years ago

          Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has announced plans for an upcoming title in their Lego line of video games, according to a press release from the company.  Aimed at young girls, …

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          Katie Couric draws ire following violent games discussion

          by 2 years ago

            Renowned narcissist Katie Couric posted a tweet today in hopes of engaging gamers who were "upset" about an hour-long discussion of violent video games during her daytime talk show, Katie, yesterday. …

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            Strange Bedfellows, or: how I learned to stop worrying and accept Gearbox owning Homeworld

            by 2 years ago

              In the wake of last week's announcement that Gearbox would be taking control of the venerable Homeworld franchise, the prevailing attitude I've encountered has been confusion. And now that the …

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              Why EarthBound’s reemergence is important, not only for fans, but for Nintendo

              by 2 years ago

                On Wednesday, Nintendo threw a massive amount of information at us through one of their Nintendo Direct videos. In it, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata detailed a long list of upcoming …

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