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Disclaimer: The Soapbox column is entirely the opinion of this week's writer and does not necessarily reflect the views of Massively as a whole. If you're afraid of opinions other than your own, you might want to skip this column. I'm going to start this with a strange admission: I love MMOs. I...

August 2nd 2011 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Hail and well met, fellow travelers! Welcome to another edition of Captain's Log, your weekly helping of Star Trek Online infopiniontainment. The past few weeks have been a little crazy around here, between the C-Store kerfuffle and the game's six-month anniversary. Oh, and did I mention Season 2 w...

August 5th 2010 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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We were promised a color-loving version of the diminutive Cybook Opus and here's the delivery of said pledge. Coming in seven new shades to match its May 7 release date, the newly revised Cybook Opus boasts instant-on functionality, a new Boo Reader software that helps to optimize battery life, and...

April 29th 2010 at 6:29am 0 Comments
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Joe Kissell is an extraordinary Mac writer, so when he took on the task of writing the first edition of Take Control of Running Windows on a Mac a few years ago, I knew he was going to do an amazing job. Joe has just finished writing the third edition of this book, which covers every possible method...

February 20th 2009 at 1:15pm 0 Comments
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Fast-food chain Burger King is now offering delightful Nintendo-themed toys with their kids' meals. We aren't superfans of Burger King's menu, but that Boo toy is way adorable, and has us considering a trip into a burger shop we haven't visited since those silly Xbox games were available.Do you eve...

December 6th 2008 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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In order to survive on these tough tubes, one usually needs to develop a biting sense of sarcasm. You know, where we make a statement and then italicize the second part of the sentence to indicate that this is where the funny is. When you work in cynicism, sentimentality and unfettered joy ar...

October 27th 2008 at 10:50am 0 Comments
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We've seen enough clothing branded with 1-up mushrooms to last us several lifetimes (which is sort of ironic), but other items in lastactioncowboy's new line-up of Nintendo clothing feature characters that haven't been so drastically overused. We've not seen too many Blooper hoodies, for example, w...

May 1st 2008 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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When James sent in these images of a very awesome cake he made (gallery below), we were excited. Not only did the cake look amazing (seriously good job there, James!), but we were just glad to get an e-mail from someone. We get so cold and lonely, you see.Anywho, we had a lot of respect for James,...

March 7th 2008 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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We really weren't fans of Mario's blue shell ability in New Super Mario Bros., because it tended to steer us inexorably into a lava-filled grave. But we want to hug this plush Blue Shell Mario. And then maybe toss him into lava. Play-Asia is selling these adorable NSMB toys, produced by Banpresto,...

March 15th 2007 at 3:10pm 0 Comments