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Experienced Points: Is ZeniMax Being a Patentless Troll in Its Claim Against Oculus?

By Shamus
on Tuesday May 6, 2014
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Column




Diecast #25: Games Journalism, Carmack Joins Rift, Tropes vs. Women

By Shamus
on Tuesday Aug 13, 2013
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Diecast




Quakecon Keynote 2013 Annotated: Part 4

By Shamus
on Sunday Aug 11, 2013
Filed under:
Programming




Quakecon Keynote 2013 Annotated: Part 3

By Shamus
on Wednesday Aug 7, 2013
Filed under:
Programming




Quakecon Keynote 2013 Annotated: Part 2

By Shamus
on Monday Aug 5, 2013
Filed under:
Programming




Quakecon Keynote 2013 Annotated: Part 1

By Shamus
on Sunday Aug 4, 2013
Filed under:
Programming




John Carmack 2012 Keynote Annotated:
Part 3

By Shamus
on Friday Aug 10, 2012
Filed under:
Video Games




John Carmack 2012 Keynote Annotated:
Part 2

By Shamus
on Wednesday Aug 8, 2012
Filed under:
Video Games




The Plot-Driven Door

You know how videogames sometimes do that thing where it's preposterously hard to go through a simple door? This one is really bad.

 

Pixel City Dev Blog

An attempt to make a good looking cityscape with nothing but simple tricks and a few rectangles of light.

 

Spoiler Warning:
Until Dawn

A character-driven slasher horror mystery adventure puzzle-based survival walking simulator. It's pretty cool.

 

Spoiler Warning:
Hitman:Absolution

This game needs to be on more 'worst of' lists. Watch our let's play to see how much stupid you can pack into one game.

 

Artless in Alderaan

People were so worried about the boring gameplay of The Old Republic they overlooked just how boring and amateur the art is.

 

Hardware Review

So what happens when a SOFTWARE engineer tries to review hardware? This. This happens.

 

What is Vulkan?

There's a new graphics API in town. What does that mean, and why do we need it?

 

The No Politics Rule

Here are 6 reasons why I forbid political discussions on this site. #4 will amaze you. Or not.

 

If Star Wars Was Made in 2006?

Imagine if the original Star Wars hadn't appeared in the 1970's, but instead was pitched to studios in 2006. How would that turn out?

 

Spoiler Warning:
BioShock

A confusing game that's really smart for a shooter, but kind of dumb compared to its RPG-focused forebears.

 

Why The Christmas Shopping Season is Worse Every Year

Everyone hates Black Friday sales. Even retailers! So why does it exist?

 

Mass Effect 3 Ending Deconstruction

Did you dislike the ending to the Mass Effect trilogy? Here's my list of where it failed logically, thematically, and tonally.