More Reviews
REVIEWS Dokuro (PC) Review
Dokuro makes the jump from handheld to PC, but does it help or hinder this unusual platformer?

About Love, Hate, and the other Review
Simple feelings. Complex puzzles.
More Previews
PREVIEWS Magicka 2 Preview
How does that sing-along song go? "Magicka 2, Magicka 2, for the Playstation 4, and the PC, too..."
Release Dates
NEW RELEASES Persona 5
Release date: 12/31/14

Motorcycle Club
Release date: 01/01/15

Atelier Ayesha Plus: The Alchemist of Dusk
Release date: 01/14/15

Saints Row: Gat out of Hell
Release date: 01/20/15


LATEST FEATURES The Airing of Grievances 2014
Happy Festivus! Get out your aluminum pole, and join us in one of the (made-up) holiday's annual traditions.

Sony, The Interview, and Why Gamers Should Be Paying Attention
The fallout from the movie's cancellation reaches far wider than just Hollywood.
MOST POPULAR FEATURES Black Friday 2014 Video Game Deals Buyer's Guide
Looking to score the most bang for your buck the day after Thanksgiving? Well look no further! Our Black Friday guide is just the tool you need.

LEADERBOARD
Read More Member Blogs
FEATURED VOXPOP ryanbates
Gamer Love
By ryanbates
Posted on 12/19/14
When a player one meets his or her player two, it's a beautiful thing. Check out this cake my friend and GameRevolution reader Lindsey L. gave her sweetums on their two-year anniversary!   ...

DAILY MANIFESTO

Gary Gygax Fails His Saving Throw

Posted on Tuesday, March 4 @ 21:30:11 Eastern by Duke_Ferris
For many of us old school gamers, today is a bad day because we must say goodbye to Gary Gygax. For the younger folks, Gary was the creator of Dungeons & Dragons and you owe him for every RPG you've ever played.

He died today at his home of heart complications.

I still remember the long nights rolling dice at my friend Timmer's house after he got that first basic set. We ended up with all the gear from painted miniatures to our own modules, dungeons and scenarios meticulously crafted on graph paper.

When we got older, groups of us would gather at different places to play, but my favorite was the meeting room at Body Glove which had beer on tap, and which we could use because Greg's father was the president.

I know what happened to most of those guys (thanks, internet!). One is a database programmer I still see regularly, one is now a professor of Philosophy, one is some sort of rollerblade stuntrider, one is dead, one got rich at Microsoft, one is mentally disturbed and lives with his mom, and yet another is a surgeon in Texas. I don't know if any of them still play any pen-and-paper games, I stopped in college.

But I transferred my time and even part of my career to playing electronic RPG's, and I love them to this day, from the directly related Neverwinter Nights, to the distant relatives like EVE Online.

Thanks, Gary. I'll be pouring out some mead in your honor.


comments powered by Disqus