Wednesday, June 27, 2012

How to fix World of Warcraft

In the years since Blizzard released the MMO juggernaut World of Warcraft, the community has seen its share of ups and downs.  In the past year, WoW has shed roughly one million subscribers to various competing MMOs.  Now, with Mists of Pandaria on the horizon, Blizz is banking on more people coming back.  But what if they didn't need an expansion to accomplish this?  What if there were simple things that they could do to bring in more users and subscribers?  Here's my laundry list of ways Blizz can "fix" their aging titan.

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

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Saturday, June 23, 2012

The Resurrection of Treasure Bin: One Year Later

Well, it was one year ago today that Treasure Bin got its face lift after two years of inactivity.  So, here's a look back on the past year, and looking forward to the next.

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Review: Lollipop Chainsaw

Players: 1

Rating: Mature (Blood and Gore, Drug Reference, Intense Violence, Partial Nudity, Sexual Themes, Strong Language)

Available for: Xbox 360, PS3

Reviewed on: Xbox 360

Oh look, it's another Suda51 game!  Released last week, Lollipop Chainsaw has been on my radar for a while.  As always, Suda's trademark humor and art style are present from the very beginning.  But how does it hold up?  Actually, pretty well.

Monday, June 11, 2012

Review: Diabolical Pitch

Platform: Xbox Live Arcade Kinect

Players: 1-2

Rating: Teen (Violence, Blood)

Price: 800 Microsoft Points ($10)

When Goichi Suda announced Grasshopper Manufacture's work on an Xbox Live Arcade game designed with the Kinect in mind, reviewers and fans were a little stymied.  What could this "Codename D" possibly be?  Why, Diabolical Pitch, of course!

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Getting Digital Distribution to be taken seriously

PC gaming has changed, just like war.  Developers have had to grow and adapt to the changing environment.  Some do better, some don't do so well.  However, there's still quite a bit that needs to be fixed.  If this is going to be the future, there's a lot that needs to be done.

Monday, June 4, 2012

Scrooge Alert! PS2 and GCN B2G1 at Gamestop!

Gamestop stores are running a buy 2, get 1 free special in all stores nationwide.  If you're missing a few gems, this is a great time to do it.