Archive for the ‘Editorials’ Category

Snapshots: RuneScape Agents of Fury

Today’s Snapshots comes from RuneScape where players are once again playing a limited time resource gathering event. For the next two weeks, skilling activities will yield Zamorakian Emblems, which can be traded in to the envoys of Avernic general Nymora in return for rewards including pieces of the Furies Agent outfit. You can see the […]

Crowdfunding Fraudsters: The Sinclair ZX Spectrum Vega+

Fraudster: 2a:  a person who is not what he or she pretends to be :impostor; Meet the Sinclair ZX Spectrum Vega+, a handheld device designed with the backing of Sir Clive Sinclair himself, and a modern representation of everyone’s favorite 80’s computer system designed by Sir Clive Sinclair. The Vega+ was crowdfunded on Indiegogo back […]

Best Of Greenlight: Streets of Rogue

Best of Greenlight is a space where I’d like to talk about games that are deserving of your attention, rather than focus entirely on shady independent developers and their shady asset flips and shady copyright takedown notices. The best part about the current spotlight game is that you can play it right now: It is […]

How RuneScape Is Slowly Rolling Back Treasure Hunter

Treasure Hunter is one of the more divisive aspects of present day RuneScape 3, it serves as both an interesting feature of the game as well as a perfect example of how disgustingly greedy Jagex can be when they feel like being disgusting and greedy. Case in point, the elite skill equipment. Rolled out over […]

Snapshots: RuneScape Healing The Scar

Today’s snapshot comes to us from RuneScape. Today’s update to the ever-expanding MMO finally healed the scar in Lumbridge, where players assisted in a battle between gods Saradomin and Zamorak going on four years ago. Since then the battle-scarred land has been used for everything from holiday events to summer beach parties. With today’s update, […]

STICLI Games: Toxic Developer With Invalid EULA

STICLI Games is the developer of Airport Master on Steam, a $15 airport simulator that by all accounts seems to be a decent game that merely suffers from a bad user interface. The developer, however, seems intent on driving their reputation directly into the river by coming right off the starting line with toxic behavior, […]

[NM] Switch Coating Designed To Prevent Children Swallowing Compels Adults To Consume Instead

The Nintendo Switch hits store shelves in barely a couple of hours after this article goes live, and if you’ve been paying attention to the industry news than you’ve surely seen the latest distraction that everyone is talking about: How does the cartridge taste? As it turns out, Nintendo actively coats their Switch cartridges with […]

Good Reads: 12 Surprising Health Benefits of Video Games

Good Reads is a new column I’ve been thinking about starting for a while now to bring attention to some other pieces I’ve found on the web that I think are worth my audience’s attention. This week’s bit was sent to me by a reader and is a list of how gaming can actually promote […]

[Video] Elder Scrolls Online: Return To Morrowind

The latest trailer for Elder Scrolls Online is out, showing off new weapons, armor, locations, and monsters that players will encounter in the upcoming Morrowind expansion. Morrowind launches this June.

Halo Wars 2: Everything We Know So Far

The first Halo Wars was an odd experiment. Bringing an RTS to consoles was a risky idea, but it mostly paid off, and you can find players clocking in HW time even today, after nearly a decade. Nobody even dared to hope that the game would receive a spin-off, but lo and behold, in 2015 […]