We are at the precipice of change in the gaming industry, right now: how we game, going forward, can change in a way that’s massive and irreversible. It’s been quite apparent that a huge change has been coming for a while now and it’ll be on us before any of us really know it; no […]Read more "[ Blog ] Change Will Do You Good"
You remember that article I made regarding this latest entry into the Call of Duty franchise and what I think Activision could do to bring the series out of its currently stagnant state? You remember how I sounded cautiously optimistic regarding what the game could be like in order to make it truly revolutionize the genre, […]Read more "[ First Impressions Review ] Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare"
Like a lot of successful games of its time, Blades of Steel started out in arcades as a smash hit that was ported to the NES in 1988. As one of the first hockey games that I had ever played – Ice Hockey being the first – and hockey being one of my all-time favorite things period, this game […]Read more "[ Retro Review ] Blades of Steel"
Author’s Note: Due to the escalation and dramatics surrounding this issue, all references and quotes have been kept completely anonymous. I don’t want to be the reason for someone else’s suffering if it isn’t something I set out to do in the first place. While I always do my best to try and represent the […]Read more "[ Blog ] Approaching #GamerGate, Part 4: What Gamers Really Think"
Let’s just face it: when the “heated debate” has reached discussion on The Colbert Report and beat to shit on Cracked – a “humor” website that specializes in clickbait lists – and even Know Your Meme – even though #GamerGate is not a meme – you have to realize that this internet argument has really just turned into a shitstorm […]Read more "[ Blog ] Approaching #GamerGate, Part 3: Why It Needs to Stop"
If you have no idea what #GamerGate is or what it has become over the last couple of months, read this article and peruse its links. If that’s a little too much for you, I’ll quote a blog post I’ve linked later on in this article: “Think back to the very beginning, when this whole […]Read more "[ Blog ] Approaching #GamerGate, Part 2: You Got it Bad"
Okay, guys, buckle yourselves in tight: like just about every other journalist and blogger in the gaming industry has done, to date, I’m going to weigh in on this whole #gamergate thing. I’ll be the first to tell you I support the original idea behind the hashtag but thanks to what’s been happening on Twitter […]Read more "[ Blog ] Approaching #GamerGate, Part 1: What Gaming Means to Me"