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Elite: Dangerous Chronicles 5: War and peace

In yesterday’s iteration of the Elite: Dangerous Chronicles, I made a fortune by trading in animal meat and crop harvesters. It was a lucrative venture, allowing me to trade up to better spacecraft twice. But alas, it takes more than a mountain of credits to be happy in life, and I could no longer ignore more »

Elite: Dangerous Chronicles 4: Rags to Riches

In the last installment of the Elite: Dangerous chronicles, I made a fool out of myself, as I thought I’d be a good pirate. After that embarassing attempt, I decided I should try my hand at a nice, quiet life of trading. Unfortunately, I didn’t know how to play the intergalactic trading game, so became more »

Elite: Dangerous chronicles 3: Piracy gone wrong

In yesterday’s episode, I spent an embarrassing amount of time learning how to dock in Elite: Dangerous. After finally working out proper space-station etiquette, I was ready to begin my Elite career in earnest. The only problem was that I had no idea what that career should actually be. Today, details the beginning of my more »

Elite: Dangerous Chronicles 2: Docking Permission Granted

In the last episode of “Jerimiah fails at Elite: Dangerous“, I decided that after dumb-lucking my way through less than half of the training missions, I was ready to sit in the big chair. In today’s article, the trend of ramming my ship into everything around me continues, with a good bit of law-breaking thrown more »

Elite: Dangerous Chronicles 1: Collision Alert

Elite: Dangerous is a forthcoming space trading, exploration, and combat sim from developer Frontier Developments. Currently in Beta, the project is being led by David Braben, co-creator of the original Elite for the ZX Spectrum way back in 1984. Elite: Dangerous is a game of immense scope, and a massive undertaking in terms of both more »

Gauntlet Review: I wish it was longer

Gauntlet Price: $19.99 System(s): PC Release Date: September 23, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Warner Brothers Interactive Entertainment (Arrowhead Game Studios) ESRB Rating: “Mature” for Blood, Gore and Violence With Gauntlet, Arrowhead Studios attempts to bring back the classic dungeon crawler from . This isn’t the first effort to attempt to resurrect and reinvent the classic, but more »

Hack ‘N’ Slash Review: Hack the world

Hack ‘N’ Slash Price:$19.99 System(s): PC Release Date: September 9, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Double Fine Productions (Double Fine) ESRB Rating: N/A Hack ‘N’ Slash is one of the results of the Amnesia Fortnight game jam that Double Fine held back in 2012, and is also probably the most interesting. The entire premise is unlike any more »

New Twitch.TV spambot empties Steam accounts

Anyone who has spent any amount of time on Twitch.TV knows that the place is rife with bots. There are viewbots, spam bots, and even Nightbot. Viewbots can get streamers banned for artificially inflating their numbers. Spambots like to fill the chat with spam that you really should ignore. Nightbot loves nothing more than to more »

The New 3DS’s C-stick will be a win

The new, I’m sorry, New 3DS may have a bit of an identity issue. One thing it doesn’t have an issue with is charm. The thing is just flat-out weird. I love weird. The new “C-stick” looks to effectively be one of those antiquated little “pointing stick” nubs that Lenovo still sticks on their Thinkpads. more »

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New 3DS is a huge mistake

Nintendo just made a surprise reveal of a new 3DS, called the New 3DS. This is a terrible name, not for the obvious reason of being a terrible name, but because Nintendo is about to completely alienate a huge portion of their fan base. You see, the New 3DS is a more capable machine than more »

The Walking Dead Season 2: No Going Back Review: Going out with a whimper

Price:$24.99 System(s): PC Release Date: August 26, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Telltale Games (Telltale Games) ESRB Rating: “Mature” for Blood and Gore, Intense Violence, Sexual Themes, Strong Language The Walking Dead Season 2 Episode 5 No Going Back has arrived to finish out the second season of this excellent adventure series. We finally get to see more »

Amazon buying Twitch.TV is a good thing

The rampant rumors surrounding Twitch.tv and its acquisition kept on coming, but now they’re over. Monday morning, The Wall Street Journal announced that Google is out, and Amazon may actually be buying the game streaming service for some $1 billion. A few hours later, the rumor was borne out, as Twitch and Amazon made official more »