Nasty, Tricksy Hobbitses

So, can we pretty much assume you've all seen The Lord of The Rings: The Two Towers by now?  Of course, many of you probably found it an affront to Tolkien's vision, and their treatment of Faramir abominable, while the rest of you loved it, and recognized it as conforming well to the constraints of its artform without sacrificing the story.  I'm sure there's a pretty good debat

EQ Upgrade, Download Only

Caught this news item over at Gamespot.  Apparently, the next big expansion for online juggernaut Everquest, The Legacy of Ykesha, will be available only through download, and not on retailer shelves.  Including a new playable race, the Frogloks, and a series of zones designed for the mid to high level player, it is not clear as of now when Ykesha is expected to go live, but for the rabid fan, you

Harry Potter Gets a Date

According to CNN, Harry Potter and the Order of the Pheonix will be released on June 21st, 2003 worldwide.

Soul Calibur 2 Special Fighters

Namco has announced that each console version of Soul Calibur 2 will have a different special character. The PS2 will get the Tekken fighter Heihachi, the Xbox will get Spawn and the Gamecube will get Link. Pretty nice little addition to an already fantastic looking fighter. Read more for the images..

Creating Gamers With Jobs: Pt. 1

A lot of people have been asking me how Certis and I put together our new site. Ok, by a lot of people I mean my mom. All right, she didn't even ask, but let's move past all that shall we? The fact is that creating and organizing even a basic website is more of an endeavor than I might have ever expected.

A Few Things of Note for New Users

First off, I'd like to join Elysium in welcoming you to the site! There are a few things you should know about the page and what's coming from a technical point of view. *Ahem*1) For now, you must register on both the main page and the forums separately if you wish to comment in both.

Firefly Dead

Ok, let me get this out of the way first.  Firefly was the best new show of 2002's season on Fox or any other channel.  It may have been the best piece of televised genre fiction in a decade.  Though, it appears not many viewers agreed with me on that point, and certainly even fewer television executives.  SciFi.com is reporting that several television networks have turned down Joss Whedon�

Welcome To Gamers With Jobs

Wednesday marks what Certis and I think of as our official launch day.  Which is not to say we necessarily expect the flood gates to be hoisted and visitors to rush through in a titanic deluge of avid readership.  It is to say that today marks the day where we expect to make significant strides toward making this a necessary stop on the adult gamer's web cycle.  Have a look over the article d

Asheron's Call 2: Patch Day

If you're anything like me, then you've been at the very least watching the development of Turbine's latest MMORPG, Asheron's Call 2.  A strong game that seems to be developing nicely, today marks the second major update for the world of Dereth, and the second 'episode' of its evolving storyline.  Click here to see what new changes today's patch brings, or better

Square/Enix Merger Likely

Gamespy Daily is reporting that Enix has 'sweetened' its end of a deal to merge with Square Corp., developer of the popular Final Fantasy series.  Square's top shareholder, Masafumi Miyamoto, wanted a better share exchange price before moving forward with the merger, and todays development indicates Enix's willingness to negotiate their position and see this deal move smoothly.

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