Monthly Archives: July 2012

Don’t ever buy a product from Auzentech

UPDATE (February 5th, 2014): This is still one of the most frequently viewed posts on Geek Bravado. Judging from the search terms WordPress tells me brings people to it, it’s clear I’m not the only one who has been screwed by … Continue reading

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Gabe Newell says a lot of things

I think Valve are awesome. They make great games, Steam while not perfect by any means is still a fantastic digital distribution platform and they have a corporate culture I would do morally questionable things to be able to work … Continue reading

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Meet the new hotness, same as the old hotness

Remember when pretty much everyone in the games press and a good chunk of the industry said PC gaming was dead? Man, that seems like it happened so recently. That’s probably because it did. Only a year or two ago, … Continue reading

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In the interests of disclosure: I’ve downgraded my OUYA pledge for unrelated reasons

Not being a journalist, this is not actually required of me but since I’ve been sticking up for the OUYA project against what I feel is some undeserved and hypocritical cynicism, I feel it’s important to be honest about this. … Continue reading

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Some doubt OUYA but I’m staying in for now

The OUYA Kickstarter I blogged about yesterday has been a runaway success and has now crossed over $4,000,000. I expressed some concerns in that post about how they’ve confused their message but since then, a larger group of critics have come out … Continue reading

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Why OUYA Could Be A Big Deal

Yesterday morning at work, I started getting blips on Twitter about the Kickstarter for OUYA, an Android powered home gaming console that aims to have the hardware of a high-end phone or tablet but designed to connect to a TV … Continue reading

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