The People Who Still Play World of Warcraft Like It’s 2006


We met on Tuesdays and Thursdays on the muddy shores of Lakeshire. There were 40 of us, alternatives in tow, laughing, buffing, flaunting. We exorcised our pre-raid jitters as best we could. North of Lakeshire lay the sinister Burning Steppes, home of Blackrock Mountain and home of our hopes and dreams. Blackwing Lair… »5/14/15 12:58pm5/14/15 12:58pm


Your Guide To Evo 2014, The Year's Biggest Fighting Game Tournament


We're coming up on Evo, the biggest fighting game tournament in America. It will run Friday to Sunday from Las Vegas and be streamed online for the world to see. It'll be the biggest Evo yet. But maybe you aren't prepared—there are eight completely different games at this one event, after all, and what makes them… »7/10/14 5:09pm7/10/14 5:09pm

A Brief @!#?ing History of Swearing in Video Games


In December of 1999, at the tender age of eleven, I received Donkey Kong 64. It was a birthday gift from my parents and even came with a shiny yellow controller, though sadly not the limited edition banana one. Regardless, I popped it in my N64 (after inserting the expansion pack, of course) and snapped the power… »6/25/14 2:55pm6/25/14 2:55pm

We're Buying More PC Games Than We Can Play


As another Steam Holiday Sale comes to a close, I have spent roughly $100 to purchase 22 games. In the past 2 months I have picked up 3 Humble Bundles. Not a month ago I spent around $50 on 11 games in the Steam Fall Sale. By the time the next Steam Holiday Sale rolls into town I will be lucky if I have played half of… »1/03/14 1:35pm1/03/14 1:35pm