Since I rant on about it pretty often enough, I wonder if there are some of you left that still have the impression that gaming isn’t particularly good for you? Due to sensationalist media headlines (like this) we’ve all been led to believe it, but it’s not entirely true. For every reason we are given […]
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As if the Anders Breivik case needed to have headlines beyond the horrific events, CNN decides to shine the spotlight on the evils of gaming: These silly headlines were noticed immediately and accusations of fear pandering started. Soon after, CNN changed the headline ‘Killer Breivik trained on video games for massacre’ to something less sensationalist. […]
Heres something about WoW I just can’t understand. Aside from the monthly subscription fee (seriously, why even pay for the game if you’re gonna have to pay to play it month after month) but Blizzard are also genius in being able to charge for special in-game items. This time it’s the Celestial Steed: a special […]
I might be a year late with this one but it was too hilarious not to post. Meet Stephen Quire, a guy who’s gained e-fame from the above clip (and 8 others on his brothers youtube account). He’s flipping out about his mother cancelling his World of Warcraft account. I can imagine that going cold-turkey […]
Jane McGonigal, a game developer has given a speech at the TED conference about how she believes that gaming can make a better world. If you’ve got 20 minutes, watch the speech below: She makes a lot of good points about gaming, although most of it is focused on World of Warcraft. McGonigal has written […]
I don’t know why I didn’t think of this before but someone has created an official World of Warcraft cocktail called The Goldfarmer. Nice! Maybe WoW would be more interesting to play with a couple of goldfarmers in me… that sounds wrong. Here’s the recipe: Ingredients: 1 shot Coconut Rum 1 large splash of Raspberry […]
With the Intel Extreme Masters making their third stop around the world in Taiwan last week, it seems like this Asian event was not getting anywhere near as much attention as the European and American finals. That’s because of the simple reason that the Quake scene in Asia is not known for their skilled players […]