I suspect that all these arguments about what it means to be a 'real' gamer spring from people being in different stages. Speaking of stages, these are the kittens I went through.
It takes a truly mad game designer to bring a Jigsaw-Killer deviousness to bear on their most die-hard, legitimate fans.
Every time an industry dominated by one gender starts to become more diverse, the transition period is bumpy. We spoke to Brianna Wu and a few others to learn what it's like.
The writers behind the confusing and disjointed skull-fractured fairy tales currently passed off as 'storylines' really should have embraced the following when they had the chance.
Amidst the killer robots and hyper-masculine scientists is a clever exploration of a woman's struggle in a male-dominated culture, and we're not just saying that because your only weapon is a gun that shoots vagina metaphors.
I don't have any science to back up the following theories because when I proposed studies, I was told to get out of the dean's office and put some damn pants on.
In 1998, Hugo Chavez won the Venezuelan presidential elections, and Juan got to learn what 14 years under a veritable dictatorship does to the gaming scene.
Since nothing numbs the pain of rapidly aging out of pop culture relevancy in your 30s like trying to re-create a moment from your youth, I decided to take on the trail once more.
Who knew Smash Bros. and History would be such an amazing mash-up?
Dedicate enough time to unlocking a game's secrets and you too could be scarred for life.