Category Archives: Culture

A Year Into Gaming's Biggest Nightmare

The Last Year Last October, I posted an angry and generally not well-written rant on GamerGate and said it would be the last time I talked about it. So much for that. I am honestly astounded that this controversy is … Continue reading

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Remembering Nintendo's Satoru Iwata: A Gamer First

The gaming world was shocked this evening to learn that renowned President & CEO of Nintendo, Satoru Iwata had passed away due to complications from a bile duct tumour. He had missed E3 last year because he was having surgery, presumably … Continue reading

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So That Was E3 2015 (With Video)

Normally when I do these post-show posts, I talk about not only the show itself but games that interested me. This year’s different because myself along with various friends and members of the RambleCast talked over all of the E3 … Continue reading

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Steam's Libertarian Dystopia (with Video)

Boy, that whole paying for mods thing on Steam was something wasn’t it? You probably know about it but if you don’t or want more detail, I recommend watching this video to learn just how big a cluster it was … Continue reading

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The Decline of Big Japanese Gaming (with Video)

Konami is getting out of the traditional video game business. Given their output (or lack thereof) the last few years, the comically bad way much of that content has been promoted and recent events in particular, I honestly don’t see how … Continue reading

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Life Is Strange-ly Telling

WARNING: This post will contain major spoilers to key parts of Life Is Strange episode 2. I was on the fence about Life Is Strange at first. On one hand, it was by the developers of Remember Me, a game I … Continue reading

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My Bold Predictions for 2015

Here we are again for another year of predictions. I reviewed and scored last year’s in my previous post and scored I think the lowest I have since I started doing this, which was kind of a surprise as I … Continue reading

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Revisiting My Bold Predictions for 2014

I’m a bit late with my yearly dual Bold Predictions posts this year. I’ve been both busy and adjusting to some new meds that didn’t leave me in a great mental space for blogging but all that’s sorted and it’s … Continue reading

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Hopes for 2015

Last year for the first time in a while, I decided to make some New Year’s resolutions and post them publicly. I’m not normally big on the practice but I thought putting them out into the ether would in some … Continue reading

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Atari: Game Over Review: Big On Fun, Light On History

Much of the gaming world was perplexed when Microsoft announced back in 2012 that they were getting into the film and TV business. It seemed like yet another move by a directionless company to blur their focus, something many consider the Xbox … Continue reading

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