How Modern Video Games Have Eliminated the Sense of Discovery
May19

How Modern Video Games Have Eliminated the Sense of Discovery

When I was a kid, going to the zoo felt like a big exciting adventure with unlimited things to explore and see. Then one summer when I was a little older, I realized all those exciting adventures were actually pre-planned trails, and I was certainly never going to get the opportunity to befriend the wolves and fight crime as the Wolf Pack. I recently had such a revelation about something truly important: video games. This...

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Specter of New Father’s Gamertag Haunts PlayStation Network
Apr11

Specter of New Father’s Gamertag Haunts PlayStation Network

It all started ’bout a year or two ago. Back then, ol’ Shea McCoy was still a regular guy, logging onto his PlayStation to play games and stream movies. He’d chat online with his friends as they shot their way through enemy hordes. Life was pretty good for Shea. Then one day Shea became a father to a baby girl. No one noticed anything at first. The changes, well, they came slowly. Shea’s friends would go days...

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The Future of Gaming
Jan28

The Future of Gaming

These days, predicting the future has become such an easy task that even the most primitive simpletons can regale you with facts about the imminent fall of mankind, the impending extraterrestrial takeover, and the epic worldwide orgy that will take place during the week leading up to our tragic demise. But one thing that has stumped our modern soothsayers time and time again is foretelling the fate of our beloved gaming industry –...

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