Monday, October 21, 2019
Battlefield V

EA (Electronic Arts) Is Using Faux Outrage to Bamboozle Us

EA (Electronic Arts) is doing something that has become much more common in marketing as of late, capitalizing on "outrage" to help boost buzz for an otherwise troubled product. Doesn't anyone else think it suspicious how...
Mother's Day

How to 100% Mother’s Day: A Guide for Gamers

Mother's Day presents a bit of a conundrum for your average working gamer. On the one hand, it's on a Sunday - one of the few days every week that is likely to be...
game people

7 Year Old Demands “Show the Game People on My Computer”

Yesterday Reddit user Brain_f4rt posted a thread titled - My daughter(7) handed me this and demanded I "show the game people on my computer" and because as a father myself I know you simply can't...
Archer Danger Island

Fantasy Gamer: The GTA Location I Want to See Most is Grand Theft Archer

Look, I didn't invent fan re-envisioning of beloved game franchises, but I was the first to recognize its potential as a tactical method of getting clicks. The ...  tacticlick bait.   There are certain franchises that...
God of War 4 - Kratos

God of War and the Critic Problem: What Happens When Critics Confuse Taste with...

Taste is subjective. Quality isn't (for the most part at least). The problem with video game reviews — and reviews in general — is when people confuse the former for the latter.Which brings me...
Gaming Tweets

My Favorite Gaming Tweets of the Past Two Weeks

Once again, it's a celebration of the best of the "gaming related" (by my definition) tweets from the past couple of weeks. As always, these represent the summit of human achievement in this century.This...
Battle Royale

Now That Battle Royale Games Are Mainstream, Who’s Going to Produce the Genre’s Gold...

With the announcement of Radical Heights, the new battle royale game being released on Steam, I started wondering if this is the beginning of the copycat rush. Is every game company that can cobble...

Throwback Thursday Game – Relive the ’00s with RollerCoaster Tycoon Classic for Mobile

In a long, sacred tradition that I believe dates all the way back to 2003, I'm going to celebrate Throwback Thursday by pressing your nostalgia button so hard that you'll think you're watching a...

Gator’s Overwatch Madness: Semifinals and the Final Round

This is it. The moment when a mildly arbitrary selection process determines the one-and-only true King/Queen of Overwatch characters. Along this journey, many of us have experienced a roller coaster of emotions: laughter, sadness,...

Gator’s Overwatch Madness: Round Three

We've made it through round two of the Overwatch Madness bracket, and much like my basketball bracket, a few scrappy underdogs have completely thrown off our expectations. Notably, there's no Mercy to be found...