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By now you know. I wrote my first column of The Mog Log almost exactly five years ago. I've been writing it for the entirety of Final Fantasy XIV's run now. I've been talking about the online Final Fantasy games since before I was married, and it's been a wonderful experience. I had every intentio...

February 2nd 2015 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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2014 was a pretty big year for Star Citizen, and not just because the Arena Commander module went from its first release version to 1.0 over the course of the year. A recent letter from project head Chris Roberts states that over 2014 the studio has gone from having 70 employees in one location to...

January 2nd 2015 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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A year ago, I was excited for WildStar's future. Now I'm sitting here wondering how things went so very, very wrong. That's not true, though; I know exactly how things went wrong. I don't like thinking about it, but I do know. And so here I am, with a game I was hugely excited to play out and in t...

December 31st 2014 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Congratulations, Final Fantasy XIV! It's been a year and you're still going after the relaunch, much to the surprise and consternation of the many people who were hoping for the opposite outcome for... well, I'm not clear on that exit strategy. Bragging rights, I guess. The point is, you turned out...

September 1st 2014 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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In a game focused on super heroes with super powers facing super villains, you wouldn't expect a birthday bash to be just ordinary, would you? Of course not; it should be super! Gazillion agreed: Marvel Heroes just wrapped up its mega month-long first anniversary celebration this past weekend. From...

June 30th 2014 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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The iPhone was released on June 29, 2007, and changed cell phones forever. Dropping the keypad we'd all come to love for a full touch screen and putting a powerful 2.0 MP camera in every user's pocket, the iPhone kickstarted a mobile revolution. To celebrate the iPhone's 7th Birthday the folk...

June 27th 2014 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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When Double Fine said that it was reviving Grim Fandango for PlayStation systems, you may have been left scratching your head. Why remake a nearly 16-year-old adventure game that many of today's players would have never seen? Well, some of the original developers are more than happy to explain thr...

June 11th 2014 at 4:14am 0 Comments
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This past Sunday marked the 15th anniversary of EverQuest. Any way you look at it, 15 years is a long time, and few are the games that can make this claim to fame. Such an achievement is certainly worth a hullabaloo! Unless you've been hiding under a rock, you've witnessed a bit of this celebration...

March 20th 2014 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Ten years ago, the internet was introduced to a new tech blog called Engadget. The world was a much different place. Smartphones as we know them didn't exist and almost everyone had a flip phone. The cloud? What did that even mean back then? Tablets and e-book readers were just a glimmer of hope i...

March 4th 2014 at 5:35pm 0 Comments
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Gimme five! Five years that is, in honor of Darkfall's anniversary. This week the PvP-centric sandbox celebrated its fifth year of bringing murder, mayhem, and fun to friends and foes alike in the brutal world of Agon. And while it may seem as though you could pretty much sum up the entirety of Dar...

February 28th 2014 at 5:00pm 0 Comments