Sidekick

11.01.14
The Daily Grind: Should all MMOs have a sidekick system?
11.01.14

The Daily Grind: Should all MMOs have a sidekick system?

One of the best features of RIFT's recent Nightmare Tide expansion is, in my opinion, the sidekicki...

By J. Olivetti,   11.01.14
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11.06.12
The Soapbox: The problem with power creep and progression
11.06.12

The Soapbox: The problem with power creep and progression

We've all seen it. You might not have put a name to it, but it's there. As MMOs get older, certai...

By L. Everett,   11.06.12
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10.24.12
ITC rules that Samsung violates four Apple patents covering design, touch
10.24.12

ITC rules that Samsung violates four Apple patents covering design, touch

The back and forth continues. US International Trade Commission Administrative Law Judge Thomas Pe...

By J. Fingas,   10.24.12
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03.16.12
T-Mobile retires Sidekick 4G, but brand will return
03.16.12

T-Mobile retires Sidekick 4G, but brand will return

While the fires that burn inside the hearts of Sidekick fans will probably never go out, the venera...

By M. Smith,   03.16.12
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02.23.12
The Perfect Ten: Clever ideas
02.23.12

The Perfect Ten: Clever ideas

I'm a sucker for a good, clever idea. You know the type: the ideas that make you slap yourself on...

By J. Olivetti,   02.23.12
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01.10.12
Betray your mates with Age of Wushu's boss sidekick system
01.10.12

Betray your mates with Age of Wushu's boss sidekick system

How does becoming a boss mob in your favorite MMORPG sound? It certainly raised our eyebrows, and...

By J. Reahard,   01.10.12
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10.20.11
The Daily Grind: Should more MMOs implement sidekicking?
10.20.11

The Daily Grind: Should more MMOs implement sidekicking?

Back when Ultima Online was young, gamers didn't have to think about things like levels or conten...

By B. Royce,   10.20.11
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05.31.11
Danger's iconic Hiptop fades away / the Sidekick is here to stay
05.31.11

Danger's iconic Hiptop fades away / the Sidekick is here to stay

At the turn of the millennium, three men formed Danger Incorporated, which went on to create a sm...

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05.11.11
Danger co-founders reunite with Andy Rubin at Google to focus on Android hardware
05.11.11

Danger co-founders reunite with Andy Rubin at Google to focus on Android hardware

In the year 2000, former Apple, WebTV and Philips employees Andy Rubin, Joe Britt, and Matt Hersh...

By D. Melanson,   05.11.11
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