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The Dangers of Wearing the Videogamer Badge

I never cease to be amazed how even though videogames have come so far in terms of mainstream acceptance, there are times when I must contain myself accordingly when showing my enthusiasm for my ...   more



Come Meet the New Boss…

…Same as the old boss? Let’s hope not for Xbox One fans and game fans in general. After just under a year of monumental missteps regarding the Xbox brand and direction, Microsoft has seemingly do...   more

Come Meet the New Boss…


Launch Title Retrospective: Where are they Now

Don’t you love “where are they now shows?” Nothing makes us feel better about ourselves than watching someone that had it all and pissed it all away. Child actors, teen popstars, mega athletes, y...   more

Launch Title Retrospective: Where are they Now


Gaming Under the Influence of Opiates

First off, I don’t condone the misuse of controlled substances. One should only use prescription drugs under the supervision of a doctor, unless that doctor is named Dr. Feelgood, in which case, ...   more

Gaming Under the Influence of Opiates


Mass Murderer Starving for a PS3 & Cozy Chair

Anders Breivik, the Norwegian mass murderer convicted for killing 77 people is threatening a hunger strike if he’s not given a Playstation 3 among other creature comforts. Apparently, he believes...   more

Mass Murderer Starving for a PS3 & Cozy Chair


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Buyer’s Remorse and PS4 Envy

They say the grass is greener on the other side. I hate that saying, people who say that deserve to get punched in the throat, and yet it’s what I keep telling myself when I think of the PS4. It’...   more

Buyer’s Remorse and PS4 Envy


Why is Clark Kent is So Method?

Full disclosure, I’m not a Superman fan. He’s a goody-two-shoes with no flaws and I hate that. I want my superheroes to have flaws goddamn it! Horrible disgusting wart-like flaws and everything t...   more

Why is Clark Kent is So Method?


Freak Dreams are Made of These…

A week and a half ago, I read a fascinating article about lucid dreaming and hardcore gaming. In this article, a psychologist Jayne Gackenbach (Gesundheit!) posits that hardcore gamers often have...   more

Freak Dreams are Made of These…


Pass the Sticks, Remembering Old School Co-op

Over the holidays, my wife, daughter, in-laws, and I took a vacation to Disney World to help get our minds off a very long and trying year. I’m being completely transparent when I say that I wasn...   more

Pass the Sticks, Remembering Old School Co-op


When will Nintendo Think the Unthinkable?

With the news coming out of Japan of Nintendo missing it’s marks fiscally for 2013 by some sizable margins, and their stock taking a hard hit, many people have come out with their “The end is nea...   more

When will Nintendo Think the Unthinkable?


Celebrity Guest Game Reviews: Liberace & Rockband

I don’t do game reviews, so I’ve decided to outsource that to some of the world’s most iconic celebrities, both living and dead. Today, I’m happy to announce that the late great Liberace will giv...   more

Celebrity Guest Game Reviews: Liberace & Rockband


The Future is Now, Playstation Now

Sony’s marketing plan seemed pretty simple with the launch of PS4. Announce powerful new hardware. Keep mouth shut. Let competition stick foot in mouth. Contradict competition. Win the next-gen b...   more

The Future is Now, Playstation Now


Kojima Crossing the Line with Sexual Violence in Latest Metal Gear

is still 3 months away, but the ESRB has recently released some details of the content in the upcoming game. Nothing out of the ordinary regarding ESRB releasing details early, as this happens al...   more

Kojima Crossing the Line with Sexual Violence in Latest Metal Gear


My Best of the Worst of 2013

Who doesn't love a train wreck? 2013 had a fair amount of them. For every triumph there was a cock-up of epic proportions. Sure, there were plenty of great games, exciting announcements and a new...   more

My Best of the Worst of 2013


My Fondest Christmas Memory

My intention for this post initially was to retell my Christmas past, present, and future as a cheeky retelling of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol. I quickly realized after a few paragraphs th...   more

My Fondest Christmas Memory


Top 10 Useless Gifts for Gamers This Christmas

CHRISTMAS TIME! CHRISTMAS TIME! CHRISTMAS TIME! Hey did you know it Christmas time? That magical time of year when Christians all over the globe celebrate the birth of our savior by overspending ...   more

Top 10 Useless Gifts for Gamers This Christmas


Night Elves, Teabaggers & Griefers Beware - You're Being Watched

The battle on the snow swept mountain was intense. Bullets and tracer rounds buzzed passed my head by fractions of an inch. I was pinned down. My only option was the abandoned warehouse. I made ...   more

Night Elves, Teabaggers  & Griefers Beware - You're Being Watched


My Xbox One is Haunted by Chinese Factory Workers

I don't believe in ghosts and evil spirits. That has been hammered into my psyche at a young age by an incredibly old school father. However, I can't explain the odd phenomena that has been occur...   more

My Xbox One is Haunted by Chinese Factory Workers


Poor Marketing is Difficult to Overcome

I got some news other day that was hard to swallow. The company that I work for, a multinational organization that rakes in billions of dollars a year has hit "tough" times and needs to make "tou...   more

Poor Marketing is Difficult to Overcome


YEAH I WAS TOTALLY PAID OFF BY MICROSOFT TO RUN TODAY'S STORIES

God. Normally I don't respond to the fucking stupid comments I see along these lines, but today is the final fucking straw.  Look, I've been working 12+ hour days for about two weeks straight,...   more

YEAH I WAS TOTALLY PAID OFF BY MICROSOFT TO RUN TODAY'S STORIES


There Is No Such Thing as a Review Proof Game

With the recent release ofActivision is sure to have another hit on their hands. It's pretty much a given that they will sell millions of copies and it'll be on top of the charts for weeks to com...   more

There Is No Such Thing as a Review Proof Game


Possible Legal Action Against Sony over Nude Ellen Page

I'm sure many readers are well aware by now that a nude digital representation of Ellen Page is viewable on PS3 exclusive The images are floating around online and as the case may be, can only be...   more

Possible Legal Action Against Sony over Nude Ellen Page


Not as Open Minded as I Thought

I like to fancy myself as an open minded individual. I freely admit that I was not always an open minded person. Matter of fact, I would say that at one time, I was the poster child a very narrow...   more



A Gaming Retrospective from an Unexpected Source

I was flipping through the channels on the old boob tube this evening when I passed something that caught my eye. It appears that E:60, a sports related newsmagazine program on the ESPN network i...   more

A Gaming Retrospective from an Unexpected Source


Gaming in China: A Pandora's Box for Console Makers

A little over a week ago, news came out that China is lifting their 13-year ban on console gaming. In a nutshell, a "Free Trade Zone" has been created with the sole purpose to create jobs, maybe ...   more

Gaming in China: A Pandora's Box for Console Makers


Lax Bro Blames GTA for Being Dumb (In a Nutshell)

What pray tell is a "Lax Bro"? I realize that some may not be familiar with this special breed, as they're originally from they North East, but they are expanding to other areas of the country. T...   more

Lax Bro Blames GTA for Being Dumb (In a Nutshell)


Valiant Hearts: Making the Great War Relevant Again

The "Great" War was neither a "War" nor was it "Great". Discuss Amongst yourselves. Actually, it was a horrific war paid for by the lives of countless men and women that set in motion many thi...   more

Valiant Hearts: Making the Great War Relevant Again


Games Get the Blame Again, this time in DC Navy Yard Shooting

Another unfortunate tragedy has occurred and the traditional media reacts predictably, with a knee-jerk reaction blaming videogames. This is no laughing matter, but how the media is handling the ...   more

Games Get the Blame Again, this time in DC Navy Yard Shooting


Why Do Parents Still Not Take Ratings Seriously?

I've been a roll lately, writing about how the media is very quick to blame violence on gaming, this is an on-going theme that I'm sure all of us are familiar with. Recently in Louisiana, police ...   more

Why Do Parents Still Not Take Ratings Seriously?





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