Gamers With Guns

Firearms own­er­ship is very preva­lent in the USA. About 23.1 mil­lion back­ground checks were con­duct­ed in 2015 alone — the high­est ever record­ed since the cur­rent sys­tem for back­ground checks was start­ed in 1998. Despite the glob­al­i­sa­tion of game de­vel­op­ment in the […]

I’ve Got Next: Put Your Quarter Up!

An idea I’ve seen per­pet­u­at­ed over and over by the me­dia is that gam­ing is not di­verse enough. They make false claims that gam­ing is a Cis Het White Male™®© dom­i­nat­ed hob­by, con­trary to the ubiq­ui­ty of Twitch chan­nels and […]

eSports Is Getting Big, And Here Are The Scandals To Prove It

With the over­all gam­ing mar­ket get­ting larg­er every year, we’ve seen a sim­i­lar rise in the promi­nence of eSports. A near $100 bil­lion dol­lar in­dus­try is spawn­ing $20 mil­lion dol­lar DOTA 2 tour­na­ments, and cov­er­age of Street Fighter V hit […]

Magic The Gathering: Eldritch Moon Set Review

Ever since 2010’s “Rise of the Eldrazi,” Magic the Gathering fans were cry­ing out for more of Magic’s gar­gan­tu­an Lovecraftian an­tag­o­nists. It had a lot to do with how unique the set was, and how fond­ly peo­ple re­mem­ber that lim­it­ed […]

Gamers and Mental Health: You Are Not Alone

On January 4th 2015, I lost my fa­ther to a long bat­tle with can­cer. The pe­ri­od since then has been chal­leng­ing, with oth­er fam­i­ly ill­ness­es & tur­bu­lence. Along the way I’ve been di­ag­nosed with clin­i­cal de­pres­sion, some­thing I’ve strug­gled with […]

Love Video Games and They Will Love You Back

Video games are awe­some. Many who are part of the gam­ing com­mu­ni­ty feel that video games have en­riched their lives, cit­ing over­whelm­ing­ly pos­i­tive ex­pe­ri­ences. Myself in­clud­ed, which is why I want to high­light my love of video games as much […]

From Around Our Youtube

If you don’t much vis­it our Youtube page — and you should go there now and sub­scribe you scrubs — then you may have missed our love­ly Star Citizen and Line of Defense streams! It was some­thing else… The first part is amus­ing enough, es­pe­cial­ly […]

Pack-in Game of the Month: Knytt

Knytt is a free in­de­pen­dent­ly de­vel­oped plat­former de­vel­oped by Nifflas’ Games (Swedish in­die de­vel­op­er Nicklas Nygren). You play a lit­tle monkey-man ab­duct­ed by aliens who must re­pair the crashed ship to get home. You’ll spend maybe an hour or two […]

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