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As the decade comes to a close, we're seeing a bevy of real and mythical devices bent on saving main stream media through the execution of a variety of proposed content partnerships. Unfortunately, it's still hard to imagine how all this will play out in reality. That's where slickly produced conce...

December 17th 2009 at 6:59am 0 Comments
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CNN is reporting that it's happened again in China-- a man has died after a three-day gaming binge in a cyber cafe.So many things wrong with this story. First of all, how does someone sit in an internet cafe for three days without anyone else noticing? I'm sure that it must have been a huge, 24 ho...

September 18th 2007 at 2:07pm 0 Comments
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Despite the mainstream media's tendency to scapegoat video games as a cause of senseless violence, we should remember that not all mainstream talking heads feel the same way about our hobby.Take Rush Limbaugh, who on his radio show yesterday took calls theorizing on the motivation behind the recent...

April 18th 2007 at 5:20pm 0 Comments
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USA Today, who purports to have the widest circulation of any newspaper in the United States, published a story today discussing Sony's fall from an almost monopolistic first place with the PlayStation 2 to less-than-stellar sales with the PlayStation 3.Drawing from the February NPD figures, writer...

March 20th 2007 at 4:44pm 0 Comments
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I think MBAzeroth is right, this has to be the most clueless, uninformed piece of junk journalism ever written about World of Warcraft. And I'm including the Australian video.You've gotta read this thing-- I don't think I could make up something so out of touch. And World of Warcraft is the grand...

November 16th 2006 at 1:56am 0 Comments
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Will Wright has had a very busy month thanks to his upcoming game, Spore. Everyone that saw the gameplay video from GDC '05 knew that the real highlight of this May's E3 would be Wright's presentation. Although his presentation at E3 didn't reveal too much that we didn't already know about Spore, th...

May 31st 2006 at 4:25pm 0 Comments