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Suffering From Gamer’s Block

Suffering From Gamer’s Block It’s Friday night, you’re set for a weekend in chock full of gaming, movies, and junk food. You boot up your console of choice and turn towards your shelf of games, then it hits. That feeling of indecision, you don’t know what it is you should play. You’ve just hit stage 1 of...
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Will This Year Mark The End Of Mainstream Consoles?

2013 has not been a great one for those interested in mainstream consoles.  The lackluster Sony press conference for the PlayStation 4 wherein they completely avoided showing the actual console they were announcing didn’t really get people excited for the next generation of consoles.  Granted, we all...
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5 Things The Walking Dead Can Teach The Gaming Industry

5 Things The Walking Dead Can Teach The Gaming Industry Yesterday, Quantic Dreams’ David Cage made the internet explode with discussion with his lecture on why games need to grow up at the DICE 2013 conference.  Essentially, Cage made the claim that the market was too polarized, using a list of the top-selling games of all time as an example, by pointing out...
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DLC – The Good And The Bad

DLC – The Good And The Bad DLC, everyone’s favorite thing on earth. Who doesn’t love the idea of buying a game for 60 bucks, only to find out that when you get home, you’ve got part of the game you not only get to download, but pay another 10 bucks for! Okay, this is tiring. Let me drop the sarcastic enthusiasm. DLC...
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Why People Should Stop Whining About Assassins Creed’s Endings

Why People Should Stop Whining About Assassins Creed’s Endings It should go without saying, but this article contains a ridiculous amount of spoilers for all endings of Assassin’s Creed, hence why I waited to write it. Assassin’s Creed 3 was a mess.  It’s no secret that I think so, and I know I’m not the only one who does.  The game was ridiculously...
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On “Jock Games” And “Those” Kinds Of Gamers

On “Jock Games” And “Those” Kinds Of Gamers Over the last 6 months, there has been a lot of talk on the internet about “fake” girls present in geek-interest communities.  The resulting conversations through blogs, Twitter, Facebook, and all other outlets of communication on the internet has been interesting, to say the least.  But recently,...
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E3 And CES: A Booth Babe Comparison

In case the picture down at the bottom of this article didn’t make it obvious, I am a woman.  I have been a consumer of electronics and videogames for more than a handful of years, and have been frequenting anime and video game conventions for the last 9.  I’ve attended E3 the last two years,...
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Was Journey Trying To Tell Us Anything?

Was Journey Trying To Tell Us Anything? After many months of putting it off, I finally decided to pop Journey into my PlayStation 3 at 1 in the morning and give it a shot.  My husband, who had been waiting for me to play it, eagerly came to watch me, curled on our armchair with my stuffed Dragonite. After a series of strong moments tied together...
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