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 werenít? 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 […]

Destiny Review

Destiny Review For all the hype and marketing, Destiny really is nothing more or less than Halo meets Borderlands. This is to say; itís like playing Borderlands, but with combat that doesnít make you want to stick your massive firearm in your own, real-world mouth. The first dozen hours of the game deliver a pretty […]

Zoe Quinn Proves Game Journos Are Literally In Bed With Developers (UPDATED 8/22)

Zoe Quinn Proves Game Journos Are Literally In Bed With Developers Zoe Quinn: Literally†in bed with game journo who covered her work. (UPDATE 8/22/14: Bill Zoeker of Destructoid appears to have had an inappropriate relationship with Zoe. In addition, the number of people in games “journalism” who are financially supporting Quinn through her Patreon is […]