What will happen to Minecraft’s Minecon?

A lot of questions about Microsoft’s Minecraft acquisition answered today. We know it’s still going to be on PC, mobile, and PlayStation devices, despite Microsoft owning the developer and game. Markus “Notch” Persson has said he’s out, now that Microsoft is taking everything over. Plus, the price tag was revealed to be a whopping $2.5 more »

Fatal Frame 2 still terrifies me

I feel as though I shouldn’t have to warn about spoilers for a game , and yet the internet being what it is, this article will have spoilers. I feel the need to say this because Fatal Frame 2: Crimson Butterfly is a horror game, and horror known is horror lost. Yet somehow, Fatal Frame more »

I play Destiny in spite of the multiplayer

I hate multiplayer, or at least online multiplayer. Actually playing video games with friends on the couch is great. Online multiplayer is basically a relentless, ongoing bar fight. Oddly, I’m enjoying the hell out of Destiny… even though it’s only reinforcing why I dislike multiplayer.

Dig into Terraria on Mac and Linux

I’m a big lover of the game Minecraft, which means I’m a big lover of Minecraft clones like Starbound and of course, Terraria. However, this is not an article to talk about my love of these . Instead, this is an article to talk about my love of Terraria developers for understanding that people who more »

Amateur video feels like the perfect MMO trailer

8 years ago, a Youtuber called Kazutosan uploaded a video aptly titled, “A Little FFXI Story,” to their channel. It is unclear whether or not they produced the video or if they simply grabbed it from another source, but it’s the only version of the tale you can currently find on the website. The video more »

Middling reviews for Destiny leave this gen still looking for ‘next big thing’

My first sign that Destiny wouldn’t blow my mind came in the beta. After six hours, I still wasn’t completely sure who I was shooting at, why we were so angry at each other or why any of it mattered. Some of the voice actors don’t sound too sure of those things either. The second more »

Madden NFL 15 passing out ‘Madden Season’ goodies for Ultimate Team

Madden Ultimate Team can be quite a grind. So EA is helping us out with some great players just for logging in. So far I’ve picked up an Aaron Rodgers and Brandon Marshall just by playing the game. EA’s Gridiron Club offers up loyalty rewards for longtime players as well.  Players of Madden NFL 25 more »


I tried to play Oblivion, but keep playing Skyrim

One of our commenters asked for an update on how I’m enjoying Oblivion, in The Elder Scrolls series. Since someone has asked, I suppose it’s time I come clean and be honest. I just keep playing Skyrim. I haven’t even made it through the tutorial dungeon in Oblivion yet, and I’m not sure if I more »

Microsoft makes biggest Minecraft purchase ever

Microsoft is spending the most money anyone has ever spent on a Minecraft after a formal announcement was made that a $2.5 billion deal for Microsoft to buy Mojang has been finalized. Reports circulated last week that Microsoft was in serious talks with Mojang for a mega-deal. More reports surfaced over the weekend stating that more »

My Skyrim child is more awesome than yours

My kid is way better than yours. Well, unless you installed the same Skyrim mod I installed. I’ve mentioned that I’m addicted to Skyrim mods already. The number of things the various mods can add are amazing, from new gameplay mechanics to entire new quests. Recently, I found a mod that lets you make any more »

Yep, someone made an Oculus Rift boob-grabbing game

There are a number of exciting, educational and inspirational ways the Oculus Rift technology could be used. There’s the possibility it could help treat post traumatic stress disorder with virtual recreations of prolonged exposure. It could be used as a virtual college classroom. Or, you could just play an uncomfortable boob-grabbing simulator. A video on more »

Bear Senpai – a bear dating sim – wants your money

We’ve romanced humans, pigeons, and alpacas. Has the time come to get some sugar bear loving? Toni Rocca, creator of Bear Senpai, thinks so. A Kickstarter is on, with the hopes of raising $18,000 for a bear-y It’s koala or nothing! Rocca bares all in the Bear Senpai description. The goal is to create a more »