Editorials

Editorials

Dear President Obama…

For years on end, gamers have been plagued with the same continuous rants from religious aficionados, parents, and political deities that gaming harms the minds of our youths and promotes an egregious form of thought and violence.

Previews

Aion Open Beta Impressions

The last few days I've been diving into the open beta of the new MMO Aion. Right from the start I'll tell you that my experience so far is mostly positive. There are a few things early

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The Real Definition of a “Gamer”

It seems the entertainment world that I have been living in recently lost some of its credibility when it comes to using terms correctly. We've all been there sooner or later, coming up with new meanings to

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Is Blizzard Brewing Up The Perfect Storm

With all of the World of Warcraft announcements of late, it would seem that Blizzard is really giving a lot of options to the player. Now, in addition to realm transfers, character re-customization, and name changes, you

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XMB + OpenSource = Greatness

The PlayStation 3 can probably be considered one of the most customizable consoles on the market. A lot of this doesn't apply to the new Slim sku which can't run any OS's now. With the ability to

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Activision Made Up My Mind for Me

Guitar Hero 5 came out yesterday. Rock Band 2 came out 10 months ago. I was considering buying one or the other. Before I go any farther, let me give you some background. I own the original

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WET Demo Impressions

When I first downloaded this demo I have to say I was initially let down. I downloaded it on the PS3 first and was subjected to what I believed to be lackluster visuals. I quickly thought to

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High Hopes for The Beatles: Rock Band

It's no secret really that the economy is doing its dirty work on the gaming industry, despite some reports early on that it was "recession proof".  Some companies, like Viacom, are betting big on certain big

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Game Sequels – How Far Apart?

Going into the fall gaming season we have new titles flying at us left and right, half of which are sequels or off-shoots of already established franchises - Guitar Hero 5, Modern Warfare 2, Halo 3 ODST,

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When Pre-Order Bonuses Fail

There are certain types of pre-order bonuses I like, and certain types I don't. Just about any sort of in-game bonus is always a plus, as long as it doesn't give the player an advantage over others