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If you didn't get enough mobile news during the week, not to worry, because we've opened the firehose for the truly hardcore. This week brought confirmation of Pantech's next phone for Verizon, legal battles over the airwaves in India and a new smartphone to Virgin Mobile. These stories and more a...

February 23rd 2013 at 9:35pm 0 Comments
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Welcome back to Ask Massively because why not? You're here; I'm here. We've previously discussed defining MMOs and how we select the games and the news Massively covers. This week, let's talk about column selection and perception of story frequency. tomrobbins asked, "Why do you guys cover [Wil...

January 10th 2013 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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We all have our delusions. Some of them are very conscious decisions, like ignoring the fact that Superman Returns is a thing that actually exists. Others are more unconscious, like people who genuinely believe that the ancient Mayans put together a calendar predicting the end of the world in a f...

December 7th 2012 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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We've covered Perception by Ian Beckman before. You don't need to worry about getting kicked awake or trying to break out of your dream. I love the way Ian's brought WoW and the mind-bending realities of Inception together in one video. While I don't know how much narrative Ian actually intended...

June 29th 2012 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Rock, Paper Shotgun is back with part two of its interview with The Secret World's Ragnar Tornquist. Part one debuted yesterday and detailed a bit of the history behind the game's development as well as blurbs about factions, puzzles, and ARG thingamajigs. Today's installment talks about everyth...

July 7th 2011 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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This Breakfast Topic has been brought to you by Seed, the Aol guest writer program that brings your words to WoW Insider's pages. A few months back, my wife and I were watching television, when suddenly my ears perked to the sound of a familiar phrase. The Big Bang Theory was talking about our be...

February 17th 2011 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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A new build for the Cataclysm beta is pending and should be hitting servers fairly soon. In build 12984, we're going to see several races getting a few updates. Racial changes Human Perception is gone. Undead Cannibalize now also regenerates mana. (7% of total health and mana every...

September 18th 2010 at 4:55am 0 Comments
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So I noticed something last week, in the comments section of my piece on UI design, that finally kicked me back into "endless rant" mode. It's a sentiment that I've noticed in the video game community at large for a while now, but I never really knew how to approach it until recently, thanks to my...

August 19th 2010 at 3:00pm 0 Comments