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December 23rd, 2007
Obsessed With Games?
by Scorpia

Over at 1up, there’s an article by Jake McNeill about being (or becoming) obsessed with playing games. That’s probably not a problem for most folks around here, but still…

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December 22nd, 2007
Contemplating The Future
by Scorpia

Over at IGN, they have up the expected “PC Year In Review”. And while this was a good year for PC releases, they also point out a rather unsettling fact: the games don’t seem to be selling in big numbers.

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December 21st, 2007
Looking Back On 2007
by Scorpia

Yes, it’s that time again, when all the game sites roll out their lists. “Best of This”, “Most Innovative of That”, and “Worst of The Other”, ad nauseum. I’m ignoring all of them.

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December 20th, 2007
The Coyote Howls
by Scorpia

I missed this a couple of days ago. Coyote was recently interviewed by the worldiv blog, which is interesting, as it’s devoted to MMOGs. And we know Coyote doesn’t write them (even if he gets sucked into playing now and then, heh). Anyway, do take a moment and check it out. Everything you never wanted to know about the Coyote, and even less! ;)

Coyote Interview on worldiv blog

December 19th, 2007
Loving The Machine
by Scorpia

Over at Gamesetwatch, in her Aberrant Gamer column, Leigh Alexander writes about the “5 poignant moments” in this year’s games. Moments that evoke a strong emotional response of one kind or another.

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December 18th, 2007
Mokor The Errand Boy
by Scorpia

(Continuing by not-exactly popular demand, and because I feel extremely lazy today…)

Subject: Keeping you updated…

Almalexia was, of course, thrilled to see Mokor. Now she had someone to do all her little jobs. Why do they always wait for the PC? Why can’t anyone else do these things?

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December 17th, 2007
Safe Trading
by Scorpia

We all know that RMT (Real Money Transactions) have taken off in various online games. That also brought in a few problems, such as “gold farming” and “black market” trading. Now someone has come up with a possible solution.

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December 15th, 2007
Full Of Sound And Fury…
by Scorpia

…signifying very little. That seems to be the result of all the noise, hoopla, and controversy that surrounded the infamous Manhunt 2.

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