Why So Cis? 43

[Trigger Warnings for discussions of rape and transphobia throughout]. Yesterday brought something of a storm on social media, with Penny Arcade’s Mike Krahulik at the center, having unleashed the furore by making a couple of transphobic comments on Twitter. The Border House Blog has an excellent summary on the events, […]



Ready To Mount Your Friends? 3

Oh my God, you guys. This is actually a thing that exists in the world. The game is called Mount Your Friends, and it is available on Xbox LIVE. It’s created by Daniel Steger, who runs Stegersaurus Games, and it is insaaaaaane. Steger has created other Xbox LIVE Indie Games, […]

Mario Marathon 6 is Here

Today marks the start of the Mario Marathon 6, the, well… sixth annual charity event where a bunch of Mario fans play games non-stop to raise money for Child’s Play.  In the past five years, they’ve raised over $300,000 to help give hospitalized kids toys and games. Mario Marathon is always […]



E3 ’13: First Impressions: ‘The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt’ 1

It’s been fascinating to watch the speedy ascent of Polish developer CD Projekt RED from cult favorite to press conference-worthy studio. Expanding an audience of dedicated PC followers to include a respectable chunk of the Xbox 360 crowd with their console port of The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings, CD […]

Wootini’s Weekly Animal Crossing Diary 3

Dear Diary, I thought it was supposed to be April Showers, but apparently in Geneva, they’re June Showers. So do we get July Flowers, then? Not that we need any! I’ve been planting flowers like a crazy person, and while I’ve gotten a few hybrids, I’ve noticed some of my […]



E3 2013: Hands On: ‘Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse’

A quick glance at Disney’s booth in the South Hall this year made it look like House of Mouse was a one-game show at E3. But tucked away from the massive Disney Infinity line (or off in the distant corner of its press-only center) were kiosks offering the most long-awaited […]

Are You Ready For 400 Days Of The Walking Dead?

Telltale Games’ The Walking Dead was many people’s Game of the Year (mine included!), so it’s no surprise that a second season is in the works. But in order to bridge that and keep everyone’s appetites for flesh sated, Telltale has announced that The Walking Dead: 400 Days will be […]

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E3 ’13: First Impressions: ‘Disney Infinity’

This all makes far too much sense. A collectible toy-based action adventure game using characters from across the vast catalog of Disney IP (sans Marvel…for now), Disney Infinity promises players a multitude of themed worlds to explore, and a toy box to mix and mash everything together. It’s Skylanders + […]

Dark Designs

Brutally challenging, Dark Souls has some seriously dedicated fans, and if you’re one of those particular masochists, you might be interested to know that UDON is planning to bring Dark Souls: Design Works to your bookshelves in October! (And we promise, you won’t die suddenly a few pages into it!) […]



Xbox One No Longer Always Online, Allows Used Games 6

Today the Xbox Wire was updated to include the following message: Update on June 19, 2013: As a result of feedback from the Xbox community, we have changed certain policies for Xbox One reflected in this blog. Some of this information is no longer accurate — please check here for the latest. […]

E3 ’13: Sonic Lost World Hands On 2

We’ve all heard of the Sonic Cycle by now. Sega announces a new Sonic game that looks awesome and everybody says, “maybe the series is getting back on track.” And then you think that this is the best game ever. And then they show more of the game, specifically Sonic’s […]



E3’13: Hands On: Fantasia

Harmonix has a knack for bringing together music and gaming in a way that’s fun, imaginative and immersive. With Rock Band, you actually felt like you were a part of a legitimate rock group, especially while drumming. In Dance Central, they utilized the Kinect technology better than anyone else as […]