Game Of The Year 2014

Game of the Year 2014 (And other unfashionably late awards) INTRODUCTION: THIS SHOULD HAVE BEEN DONE IN LIKE DECEMBER. I WAS TOO BUSY PLAYING BEEP BOOP PEW PEWS EATING DORY TOES AND REPLACING MY BLOOD WITH MOUNTAIN DEW HILL WATER VIA DIALYSIS. I ALSO WAS HAVING TOO MUCH FUN OPPRESSING BOTH MY OWN BROODMARE AND […]

MLB Player Props: So Easy, A-Rod Could Do It.

A few pointers from a semi-sharp.

Dragon Age Inquisition Review

The only Inquisition you should have…

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit – The Intimidation Game

GamerGate’s Revenge.

Daylight Review

Author’s note:  On the day this review is being published, Zombie Studios, the developer of Daylight, announced it was shutting down after more than two decades of operation. In tribute, we review their final “game.” Have you ever told a hot girl that her poems/photographs/stories/etc. were good, even though they weren’t? Of course you have. […]

William Shatner’s TekWar: The Game

Everything about TekWar!

The Gamergate Culture War: Big Picture Edition

Beyond ethics in games journalism.

The Secret Meaning of Pac Man

The ghosts are not men of principle as they are driven by ideological fanaticism and so lack all scruples.

The ABCs of Gamergate

To read about other ABC rants click here! A total war where game journos & indie developers side against the people who keep them in business, Gamergate has been fought in the awful, muck-and-porn filled trenches of the Internet for 3 months. Here, then, is a primer to understanding the finer points of what happens […]

No, Games Can’t Change The World

No, Games Can’t Change The World Of all the garbage claims made by the soapbox brigade in the niche games press, this is the one that gets me the most: The idea that “Games can change the world.” When someone like Jane McGonigal — a (rich, white, well-maintained) woman who was granted an honest to […]