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One of the things I hear a lot from other tanks (especially paladin tanks) is how much they envy Charge, and especially being able to Charge in combat. "Man, I'd give up X for Charge." Usually what they want to give up is their shield throw, or their AoE taunt, which of course is not a terribly com...

March 12th 2010 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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If you're anything like us, you went running out to see the latest Vince Vaughn / Jon Favreau vehicle Couples Retreat the second you heard about the exciting partnership between Activision's Guitar Hero franchise and Universal contained within. You see, Vaughn's character works as a Guitar Hero sal...

October 18th 2009 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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In these days when studios seem to be closing faster than we can write posts about them, it's nice to see someone new getting into the game. Digital Domain, a Hollywood effects studio that's worked on films like A Curious Case of Benjamin Button, has opened a Florida expansion (cleverly titled Digi...

October 14th 2009 at 7:00am 0 Comments
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DC Universe Online is a superhero MMO in development at Sony Online Entertainment, but one that we didn't get to see much of at E3 2009. That's not going to be the situation with Comic-Con International which is happening this week in San Diego. The DC Universe Online team will be on hand and will h...

July 22nd 2009 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Ghostcrawler has appeared in two different threads talking about healing today, and the gist of it is that he's happy. He's happy with healing and the way it works in Ulduar: there's a good variety between boss fights and phases, there are intense moments and pauses in the action, and he says they'...

May 8th 2009 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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The bad economy just won't stop showing up in our news posts these days. First we get predictions of months of down sales, and now we get news that the Gore Verbinski directed BioShock film adaptation is stuck "in a holding pattern." Variety is reporting that Verbinski and production company Univer...

April 25th 2009 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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The tangled web of developers, publishers and the various lawsuits between them, has just gotten that much more complex as 7 Studios countersues Scratch: The Ultimate DJ publishers Genius Products. According to court documents obtained by The Cut Scene blog, 7 Studios is asking for $1 million in da...

April 24th 2009 at 3:45pm 0 Comments
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To make up for our poor understanding of a recent GameStop post, we've taken a few finance classes and we're ready to show off the results with a little math. In a really interesting piece profiling video game composers, Variety reports that they "can make anywhere from $1,000 to $2,500 per minute...

April 21st 2009 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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In the pending lawsuit between DJ Hero publisher Activision and Scratch: The Ultimate DJ co-publishers Genius Products and Numark, all we've heard are each sides' allegations and condemnations of the other. What we haven't heard, however, was the long and messy tale leading up to the current state...

April 17th 2009 at 1:55pm 0 Comments
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Kathy Vrabeck, a very knowledgeable and experienced video game executive, is reportedly in "final negotiations" to take a job at Legendary Pictures, the geek dream financier behind The Dark Knight, 300 and Watchmen. Variety has been told by several sources that she'll apparently oversee Legendary's...

February 24th 2009 at 10:50am 0 Comments
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If you're playing the same MMO day in and day out, you may be thirsting for something different. Or, maybe you're not. Everyone has their own play styles, their own methods and their own interests in an MMO. Some people are perfectly fine dedicating themselves to one particular game and excelling at...

February 23rd 2009 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Tough economic times generally lead to shifts in perspective, and that's exactly the case with the MMO industry given much of the commentary we're seeing lately. In response to these changes in the economy, more companies -- and gamers -- are starting to rethink the alternative business models that...

January 25th 2009 at 8:00pm 0 Comments