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Microsoft's Xbox One hardware teaser wasn't the only video for the new console that it unveiled this morning. It also published a brief "His and Hers" ad in which a lady named Jennifer uses Kinect voice commands to begin playing Dead Rising 3 while her boyfriend is watching a soccer match.

November 11th 2013 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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The good news: Success! You've managed to recruit your significant other into World of Warcraft! The bad news: He thinks your raiding guild is boring and he's off to dive back into retro content and enter transmog contests with a guild you consider suspiciously silly. From the sound of your comme...

September 19th 2013 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Drama Mamas Lisa Poisso and Robin Torres are experienced gamers and real-life mamas -- and just as we don't want our precious babies to be the ones kicking and wailing on the floor of the checkout lane next to the candy, neither do we want you to become known as That Guy on your realm. When a coup...

August 12th 2013 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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A story has emerged today about a WoW-playing couple, who have been imprisoned in Southern California. The Albany Tribune states that the couple, both 41, were charged with two counts of child abuse, and two of false imprisonment, relating to the ten-year-old and five-year-old girls who were in th...

June 3rd 2013 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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In any marriage or romantic partnership, there are moments of agreement, negotiation, compromise and conflict -- but, above all, there has to be communication, digital or otherwise. The team behind the couple-centric new app and web service Avocado, which includes three couples, aims to facilit...

June 22nd 2012 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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We think this might be cheating a little bit, but we'll let you decide: 9to5Mac reader Jordan C. wrote in to say that he's proposed to his girlfriend courtesy of a custom-engraved iPad. He ordered one with "Will you marry me?" engraved on it, and when it showed up last Monday, he carted his gir...

March 28th 2011 at 7:45pm 0 Comments
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Drama Mamas Lisa Poisso and Robin Torres are experienced gamers and real-life mamas -- and just as we don't want our precious babies to be the ones kicking and wailing on the floor of the checkout lane next to the candy, neither do we want you to become known as That Guy on your realm. The family...

November 12th 2010 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Ah, coupledom. There's no day like Valentine's to bring that ridiculously to the forefront - the day in which people buy roses and candy and many gamers go offline to spend time with their other halves. Of course, for gaming couples we wondered if that might be a bit different? While there are quite...

February 14th 2009 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Wait, what's this? A mainstream media story that actually -- gasp -- shows the world that playing MMO games together can actually be fun and healthy for relationships? Thrall be praised, apparently someone at the LA Times gets it. Yup, Brad and Cynthia Murdock, like millions of other players of t...

July 10th 2008 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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The DS Life is a weekly feature in which we scour the known world for narrative images of Nintendo's handheld and handheld gamers. If you have a photo and a story to match it with, send both to thedslife at dsfanboy dot com.The trouble with dating a gamer ...

April 23rd 2008 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Each week, Robin Torres contributes Azeroth Interrupted, a column about balancing real life with WoW. Last week, we talked about some basic guidelines for having a successful WoW playdate with your significant other. This week I want to talk about some examples of couples playing WoW together.From l...

July 22nd 2007 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Each week, Robin Torres contributes Azeroth Interrupted, a column about balancing real life with WoW.First of all, I would like to apologize for my lack of column last week. I may be good at balancing real life with WoW, but I have yet to master balancing anything with illness. I'm feeling a lot bet...

July 15th 2007 at 5:01pm 0 Comments