Gaming

Here’s How Video Games Are Good For You

Here’s How Video Games Are Good For You

Video games are typically associated with negative connotations. For many people they are at best a waste of time and at worst a dangerous influence on young minds. However, recent studies have suggested that video games can … [Read more...]

Destiny Diary, Issue 15 for 5/22-5/24: House of Wolves!

Destiny Diary, Issue 15 for 5/22-5/24: House of Wolves!

If the future of Destiny DLC looks anything like House of Wolves, I think we're all in for the game we envisioned at the start. I don't want to get too deep into things -- I'll do an official review of the content next week -- … [Read more...]

Today’s Play: Thoughts on Dark Souls, D4, Never Alone, Deus Ex; This Week’s Schedule

Today’s Play: Thoughts on Dark Souls, D4, Never Alone, Deus Ex; This Week’s Schedule

I think I’m actually enjoying this. In case you missed last week’s post, I’ve committed to trying out a lot of new games -- around four or five a week -- so that I can experience more than the one game that’s hooked me (hint: … [Read more...]

Destiny Diary, Issue 14 for 5/15-5/17: Patch 1.2.0, Xur’s Goods, and Weekly Strikes

Destiny Diary, Issue 14 for 5/15-5/17: Patch 1.2.0, Xur’s Goods, and Weekly Strikes

If you've tried to jump on Destiny today, you were likely greeted by a large update file. Indeed, Destiny is asking users to download and install a patch, 1.2.0, but this is probably one of the cooler patches you'll ever have to … [Read more...]

Today’s Play: An Experiment in Trying New Video Games

Today’s Play: An Experiment in Trying New Video Games

Back in January, I wrote about my video game backlog and how desperately “in the hole” I was. I’m doing a bit better now, thanks to the fact that I knocked out a few of the games on my list (Wind Waker HD, BioShock Infinite, … [Read more...]

1st Nintendo Smartphone Game Slated for Late 2015

1st Nintendo Smartphone Game Slated for Late 2015

Nintendo outlined some more specifics in its plans to begin developing smartphone and tablet games on Friday, announcing via its latest financial results briefing that the first such title would hit before the end of this calendar … [Read more...]

Destiny Diary, Issue 13 for 5/8-5/10: Bring On the Thunder

Destiny Diary, Issue 13 for 5/8-5/10: Bring On the Thunder

We're eight months into Destiny, and Xur is finally selling one of the most rare exotic weapons. Before you get your hopes up, no, it's not Gjallarhorn. It's something highly sought after, though -- the … [Read more...]

Oculus Rift Confirmed for Q1 2016

Oculus Rift Confirmed for Q1 2016

It’s happening: Facebook-owned Oculus announced on Tuesday that its long-in-development virtual reality headset, the Rift, will be ready for our sweaty faces in the first quarter of 2016. Pre-orders will open later this year, and … [Read more...]