Playing Everquest 2 So You Don't Have To

Everquest 2, when it was released, was a game that I managed to play for about a week before abandoning it as a disappointing follow-up to one of my favorite addictions. I offer that as an opening statement so you know from the start precisely what kind of mindset I'm coming from.

Life Imitates... Art?

Two Sundays ago my roommates and I decided to walk the two miles from our apartment to the nearby naval air station, in order to see the Great State of Maine Air Show. The temperature was quite cool that day, and we figured the exercise would do us some good. Halfway there, I realized that I had forgotten to apply sunscreen to my pasty, monitor-tanned flesh.

Port Red

I know a man who owns an Xbox and only one game. That game is Halo, and this man is an Obsessive/Compulsive.

Sept 19th to 25th

I was going to moan and groan about spending my weekend gutting and renovating my washroom but this week's release list has pierced my despair and left me with...well, a lot of games to play. Mind you, the bathroom isn't done yet so...yeah.

Confessions of a Shiftless Jerk

Tonight, as I lazed in front of the television summoning the will to channel surf, I happened to watch a commercial for some prepackaged frozen food stuff.

Gamer Response Theory

If two people each play a certain game, then can they meaningfully be said to have played the same game? Or, if we want to tell the whole story, are we obligated further to mention how they played it, what they felt while playing it, and the various ways in which they reacted to their similar-but-separate experiences?

Minerva: Metastasis 1

Gamers With Jobs Radio Episode Two

Episode Two - IGN Buyout, Top Ten Games of the Decade and More! Right Click Here and 'Save As' to Download!

Sept 12th to 18th

The big September flood of games continues this week with Burnout: Revenge leading the pack. The last one didn't see as much Xbox Live play in the community as I expected but with any luck the game lobby system won't be such a dog this time around.

A Few Hours With The Age Of Empires 3 Demo

Upon our return from LA and this year's E3, way back in the misty month of May, we were quickly scandalized for not toeing the line on Ensemble's newest Age of Empires. It appeared we were the only visitors to the show that walked out the door not over-whelmed by Ensemble's offering.