Shiniest Objects: That’s Chump’s Intro Music!

Lots of business adjustments as the new quarter gets rolling and Bungie says goodbye to Halo while Fez finally gets a release date. We were perhaps too hyped for Wrestlemania while cooler heads wrapped up our monthly focus on Gamecations. Every day we are on the look out for the most interesting news items in… Continue reading

REPLY TO ALL: Local X Online Multiplayer

Another fighter is about to enter the ring with Street Fighter X Tekken. Which begs the question: do you prefer your multiplayer to be online only or local? Want in on the weekly conversation? Every Wednesday we pose a question on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+. You can answer from Wednesdays through Mondays on Twitter with… Continue reading

REPLY TO ALL: Awkward Gaming Conversations

The holidays can introduce some interesting conversations and awkward moments between family and friends. What types of awkward video game conversations have you been caught up in non-gaming family members or friends? Want in on the weekly conversation? Every Wednesday we pose a question on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+. You can answer from Wednesdays through Mondays… Continue reading

Gaming Connoisseur: Gaming Marathons Part 1: Preparation

What I consider a gaming marathon today was actually just called gaming back when I was a young lad (what I call responsibility today was also vastly different as cleaning my room is one of many things I have to do now, oh childhood, how I squandered you). Today’s adult gamer just doesn’t have the… Continue reading

REPLY TO ALL: Video Games Get Blamed Again

Brandon (H21) returns as we take the REPLY TO ALL to a serious level. The recent shooting in Norway has brought out the anti video game evangelists again, with the shooter claiming Modern Warfare 2 helped him train for the event. If confronted with that argument (murder simulators aiding lunatics), how would you defend games… Continue reading

The Carmack Defends Call of Duty

Id Software’s John “The Carmack” Carmack is intimidatingly smart, so when he talks, I tend to listen, even if the conversation revolves around a genre that isn’t at the top of my list and I only understand 2/3 of the words he uses. When asked by Industry Gamers how he felt about the “innovation wall” of shooters as… Continue reading