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Former 38 Studios Founder Exposes Twitter Trolls

You can mess with the man, but don’t mess with his family. A couple of Twitter trolls learned that the hard way after posting some vile tweets directed at former Red Sox pitcher and 38 Studios founder, Curt Schilling and his daug...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Do Not Spend Valentineís Day at GameStop

I don’t shop at GameStop anymore. With the convenience of digital distribution on both the PS4 and XboxOne, I’m all about downloading games right to my console, without ever having to step foot into a brick and mortar store...

 
 
 

GamerGate Goes Mainstream on Law & Order: SVU

Do people still use the term “Jump the Shark?” If they do, do they even know what it means? Do they know the history behind the term? I’m big on history, especially pop culture history. Let me enlighten you. The phras...

 
 
 

What Happened to the Good Old Snow Level?

It’s cold outside. When I say it’s cold outside, I really do mean its freeze your face off, toes turning blue, testes shriveling up inside of you, kind of cold. It’s not pleasant. For my friends in the southern hemisp...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

10 Games that should be in Games

Itís late August and the specter of autumn is upon us. Soon, we can expect shorter days, cooler air, the changing of the leaves and all that bullshit that comes with the turn of the seasons. Of course, if you live in the southern hemisphere...

 
 
 
 
 

Good News! You Can Now Pork Your iPad

Humankind has accomplished a lot of incredible things during our history on this little blue marble of ours. We have developed languages, writing, tools, art and architecture, which separate us from our closest ancestors, the chimpanzee. We...

 
 
 

Your Gaming Guilty Pleasures

Everyone has a guilty pleasure. Some people enjoy really bad movies starring Nicholas Cage or books that have a painting of Fabio on the cover. Others have a weakness to certain sweet, savory, and salty snack foods, like pork rinds (Mmmmmm ...

 
 
 

Time for This Old Dog to Learn Some New Tricks

Last Sunday, I attempted to trade in some games to my local GameStop. To my surprise, the storefront was abandoned, adorned with a poster stating that Little Caesar's Pizza was "Coming Soon!" My first thought, "Holy shit Little Caesar's sti...

 
 
 

Who Won E3? There is Only One Way to Find Out

It' E3 time, that wonderful time of year where game companies from around the world converge on LA to showcase their latest and greatest wares to their adoring fans. By the way, when I say their adoring fans, I mean Walmart, Target, Gamesto...

 
 
 

Gaming has its own Types of Hooliganism

The World Cup is just around the corner and fans of the "beautiful game" are waiting with baited breath on whether the historic tournament is going to be reduced to a shit show consisting of poor refereeing, racist chants, and hooliganism. ...

 
 
 

That Dragon, Cancer & Crying into Oneís Controller

Itís hard to trying to pigeonhole what industry the videogame most closely resembles. I personally hate comparing videogames to any other industry since the videogame industry is so unique in its own right. The general consensus, however is...

 
 
 
 

Top 5 Reasons it Sucks Ass to be a Gamer

Being a gamer sure has a lot of high points. †We get to partake in a medium that is at the cutting edge of technology and storytelling. We gamers get to experience the genius of some of the finest modern artists and storytellers. Gaming has...

 
 
 

Top 10 Worst Mothers from Games & Film

Itís Motherís Day! That one time of year where we go out of our way to thank our mothers (and the motherís of our children for that matter) for putting up with our shit all these years. All the grey hairs and grief caused by years of mischi...

 
 
 
 

MLGís Evil Plans for World Domination

Itís pretty obvious that the suits at MLG have nefarious and grander plans for competitive gaming and the proof is their decision to build an arena off the coast of Hong Kong to hold multi-national tournaments. Iíll be blunt and say that no...

 
 
 

Amazonís Plan to Disrupt Gaming as we Know It

Disrupt the market. Thatís something swarmy MBAs like to say all the time when talking about their latest products. I hate this term, because I have heard it so many times from suits when describing their ultimate plans, it has lost its rel...

 
 

About SpielerDadone of us since 5:24 PM on 02.08.2013

I'm just a dad writing about games, technology, movies, and geeky stuff that tickles my fancy.

A little background:
- I'm the youngest of two children with one older sister.

- I'm first generation American as my parents were born in Italy.

- Married to a wonderful wife and have two amazing daughters who makes me laugh, smile, cry, and scream every day.

- Hobbies include exercise, reading, writing, sci-fi, film, and of course, video games.




 
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