Gaming Regrets: Mail This: Quit Crying, It’s not that Horrible

Dear Horrible Night, As I understand it, this month is all about gaming regrets. And I’d love to join in and share my feelings about games I’m sad I missed out on or games I wish I liked, except I’m not a whiny, moping child. Throughout January, Horrible Night will be featuring articles on Gaming… Continue reading

Gamers on FoldIt Beat Lvl. 40 Retrovirus Boss, Make Scientists Look like Nancies

If you’re a well-rounded geek, you probably already know about the site FoldIt. FoldIt takes advantage of the fact that lots of people like to play video games while simultaneously being told they’re helping save humanity. Since after all, the human brain is actually pretty good at figuring out how proteins fold most efficiently and folding proteins is… Continue reading

DVR Patent Acquisition Pointing to Next Xbox Functionality?

I’ll go ahead and get this off my chest up front: I hate baseless speculation on what the new consoles are going to be like. I hate speculation on what they’re going to look like even more (beacuse, really? Who cares?) On the other hand, I love speculation based on some decent evidence, particularly when it jives… Continue reading

The 2011 Grimmys: BFG Award

Where the hell did you come from? Seriously, you didn’t have to go that far, but we’re glad you did. Thanks for blowing our minds a bit. The Nominees Shadows of the Damned – People who have played Shadows of the Damned won’t shut up about it, which has got to be irritating as, well…hell, to… Continue reading

The Undiscovered Platform: Chrome

It’s not exactly a secret, with the new Google Chrome layout that has an “apps” tab at the bottom of the “New Tab” screen, but it’s not something anybody but Ethan spends much time bringing up here: Google’s getting some traction in the games-in-your-browser field with its Chrome Web Store. In-browser games aren’t new and… Continue reading

Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary Review – It’s Halo, Stupid

For those of you who are in a serious rush, here’s the Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary review in haiku form: Master Chief, round one/ Kill the Covenant and Flood/ It’s Halo, stupid. For those of you with a little more time on your hands (and, let’s face it, it’s a week and a half before… Continue reading

Perfect Timing for the GTA V Announcement

It is with no small amount of personal and professional pleasure that I share GamePolitics.com’s article “GTA V Announcement Timed with Thompson’s Three-Year Disbarment Anniversary,” with you. Not that it comes as any surprise, but the guys over at Rockstar clearly have a mischievous sense of humor. If you’ve followed gaming and the First Amendment… Continue reading