Monthly Archives: March 2018

My 3 April Fool’s Day video game predictions – Reader’s Feature

The least funny day of the year A reader refuses to join in with April Fool’s Day but instead offers up three very unlikely, but not impossible, future predictions. It’s … Continue reading

Could Amazon Dominate the Future of Video Games?

When it comes to video games, Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) is not messing around. The company boldly states on its Amazon Game Studios website that it is “all-in on games.” It’s understandable … Continue reading

How Sea Of Thieves represents the best of video games – Reader’s Feature

Sea Of Thieves – a real video game A reader who’s been playing Sea Of Thieves since the alphas gives his view of the launch game and what he loves … Continue reading

Weekend Hot Topic, part 2: Your proudest video game achievement

There have been numerous proud moments in gaming I’ve had over the years but two in particular stand out for me. Dark Souls I’m sure I won’t be alone in … Continue reading

Experts weigh in on the impact of violent video games

Throughout West Campus at all hours, cries of victory and defeat are a normal disturbance as students attempt to win a round of “Fortnite.” The name of the game is … Continue reading

Steven Spielberg’s film portrays video gamers at their worst

Steven Spielberg’s new blockbuster, Ready Player One, is the most significant Hollywood depiction of gamer culture to date. For the first time in mainstream cinema, it presents video games not … Continue reading

The Importance of Female Friendships in Video Games

It was a sweaty morning in a small apartment in Hoboken, New Jersey. My aunt had gone to yoga, leaving my hapless uncle to tend to me. After a few … Continue reading

Revisit Steven Spielberg’s Lifelong Love of Video Games Leading Up to ‘Ready Player One’ (Flashback)

If you heard arcade sound effects while taking the Universal Studios backlot tour in the early ’80s, that might have been Steven Spielberg unknowingly preparing himself to direct the ultimate … Continue reading

Game Giant Unity to Work With Kik’s ICO Token

The Kin Foundation wants game developers to help take the kin cryptocurrency mainstream – and it has just scored the assistance of industry giant Unity Technologies. Unity is the maker … Continue reading

Movie adaptations of video games are still mostly terrible. Why has no one cracked the code?

No other film genre boasts such an unimpeachable reputation for dreadfulness as the video game adaptation. Some, such as this year’s Tomb Raider film and the zombie-themed Resident Evil efforts, … Continue reading