Damn...Damn...Damn...I think I might be a "Gamer"
I was reading through some of the comments in the article Identity Crisis: What Makes Someone A “Gamer”, and I found the definition which resounded most... read more...
Posted on Friday, August 2 2013
The use of dystopia in game design
[Editor's Note: As Nick Olsen is a writer for Theory of Gaming, this won't be counted in the monthly Vox Pop prize. However, it is very much a worthy read.] In a... read more...
Posted on Tuesday, July 23 2013
PS4...Xbox1...yada yada yada...Let's talk about the games!
With all this “who ha” about next-gen hardware it seems that one fundamental aspect of gaming is being overlooked…the idea that certain game mechanics... read more...
Posted on Wednesday, July 17 2013
Let's Celebrate The Backpedal! (The Mistake Microsoft Avoided)
The internet has spoken once more and said that we’re not interested in always on games consoles. Wait… did I write that right? Not only has the Microsoft... read more...
Posted on Friday, July 12 2013
The Rise of Technology, The Fall of Magic
I recently fired up The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past. It had been a few years since this gem graced my screen and I figured it was due for another completion. read more...
Posted on Monday, July 8 2013
Why Microtransactions Will Kill the Game Industry
You install your favorite MMO, sign-up, boot it up, create a character, and after about level 10 you start to realize that all this grinding is getting pretty damn boring. read more...
Posted on Monday, July 1 2013
Seeing the Love: My Time at Video Game Fan Fest
[Editor's Note: As LinksOcarina comments below, this article is on Blistered Thumbs so it won't be a part of the official Vox Pop competition (yes, I will soon amend... read more...
Posted on Wednesday, June 26 2013
E3: PC or rather about the lack of it
E3 2013 has been very silent for me. There's tons of media, but most of it buzzes past my ears without them catching the important keyword that my ears are fine... read more...
Posted on Saturday, June 15 2013
Melbourne PAX EXPO
Penny Arcade Expo is descending upon Melbourne for the first time and with new consoles from Microsoft and Sony on the horizon excitement is at rare earth element melting point. read more...
Posted on Tuesday, June 4 2013
On the future of some gamers
Before Microsoft and Sony do something regarding their future in the video game business, I wanted to write, and I've wanted it for a long time now, but other things... read more...
Posted on Wednesday, May 22 2013
UPDATE: Arcades Are Still Dead
[Editor's Note: As Kevin Schaller is a staff writer for us, this of course won't be counted in the monthly Vox Pop prize. But this post is awesome, nonetheless. Maybe TOO awesome. read more...
Posted on Monday, May 13 2013