Monthly Archives: October 2010

PC Gaming, not Dead, so stop asking

For my money I’d say no, given the mass audience of PC users, the new realm of social network games and the culture of developers and modders that are committed to the PC I’d say it’s pretty safe from disappearing over night. Continue reading

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Remember when it was just ill-adjusted teenagers who killed each other over video games

Now I’ve said on this blog numerous times that I don’t think violent video games cause violence in the players, but I guess I’ve never considered how non violent games can cause violence. You know, like when you baby won’t stop crying when all you want to do is play Farmville. So to make him stop you shake him repeatedly. Continue reading

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When did Sears get cool?

So remember when I was saying zombies were taking over pretty much everything? Well it seems I didn’t know just how true that statement was. Check out Sears’ new website. They have everything from their Blue Zombie Crew employees, so … Continue reading

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When gamers get real, fingers get broken

Just about every gamer has experienced some bona-fide gamer rage when they’ve lost a game. Unfortunately some kids can’t leave that defeat in the game, and actually take it out on their opponents in the real world. Continue reading

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Why I’ve got the Brainless on the Brain

Maybe it’s because Halloween is just around the corner, or maybe this has been creeping up on me (see what I did there?) for a long time, but it seems like where ever I turn, zombies are coming to devour my brain and turn me into a shambling ghoul. I have to say, I’m rather enjoying it. Continue reading

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Real Soldiers like playing real soldiers too

I’ve talked about the controversy Medal of Honor garnered for including the Taliban.  Most of the backlash was (understandably) from families of fallen soldiers and wounded veterans, but few stop to think about how active soldiers feel about games like … Continue reading

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Ever Wanted to play God? You’ll probably need a controller like this

Kind of a weird, retro looking controller right? Take a look at the buttons, take a close, close look Ya that’s some one’s hand, it’s smaller than the button. The whole thing is an art project by Russian Artist Vadim … Continue reading

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