No, I'm not announcing my first adult film (Horizontally Awesome, get it?). I'm talking about why I enjoy Guild Wars 2 more than almost any MMO in the last few years: because it deals with horizontal progression, rather than vertical. I can play the game to play the game, not to treat it like a second--and [...]
Author Alfie Davenport works in the technology department at Ladbrokes Games. Please direct any crying, wailing, and/or gnashing of teeth caused by this list in his direction. When your mother/beloved/work colleagues look at you quizzically next time you say you got choked up by a video game, point them in the direction of this article. In [...]
Evan Fischer is a contributing writer for Download Free Games, where you can find games like Gold Miner Special Edition, Puzzle Games and countless others. Remember the good old days, when all it took to amuse you was a night of fun provided by the game closet? Popular board games were used not only for diversion, but to [...]
The rise of the ARTS (Action Real-Time Strategy) genre has been meteoric indeed. Earlier this month, data provided by XFire showed that League of Legends had become the most played PC game in the world, with over 1.3 billion hours played and surpassing even the mighty World of Warcraft. For many of us though, the [...]
If you are an MMO player like me, you are probably excitedly awaiting the release of Guild Wars 2 at the end of August. If you are an armchair philosopher like me, then you are probably very intrigued by the concepts behind a couple of the races and their relationships with religion. The obvious being [...]
Nimbus: A Steampunk Novel (Part Two) is available on Amazon Kindle for just $2.99.
Joe Peacock ruffles my feathers. Girls can be real geeks, too. Many times, they out-geek the dudes. It’s pretty awesome.
Continuing Batstravaganza! is Evan Fischer, a freelance writer and part-time student at California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks, California. The Dark Knight has long been a fan favorite in the world of comics because of his iconoclastic nature; he took a childhood tragedy and turned it into...well...tragedy (for the bad guys). His dark nature and [...]
Mobile gaming is a steadily-growing market. An estimated 50.4% of Americans (as of March) now own a smartphone. But I’ll be honest--when the whole discussion on mobile gaming started, I wondered whether or not it would ever really appeal to me and to gamers like me. Sure, Facebook had shown that social and casual games [...]
Lots of new MMO games are being released in 2012, but these 5 offer something new and different!
Recently, my regular D&D group has been meeting very irregularly. A combination of factors conspired to create this situation--among them the release of the D&D Next playtest (very well-received with our group) and some changing work schedules for some of us. Two of our players now arrive much later than we’d like to optimally start, [...]
I love Apple. I do. I had a first generation iPhone until the iPhone 4 was released, and I used it for 2 solid years before getting my Samsung Galaxy Note. I own a Macbook Pro, and I have an iPad from work. On top of that, I fully intend to get a new 27-inch [...]