The Amazing Tech of E3 2015 – Part One – Virtual Reality Headsets

E3 is all about the games… most of the time. But, the games only get better with the help of better technology. This year, new technology was everywhere as virtual reality makes leaps and bounds forward. In fact, there was so much, we had to break this article into two parts. I had a chance […]

Game Room of the Future with Virtual Reality

There was a time, not too long ago, when the most impressive feature of a game room would have been the table tennis or the foosball table. The game room was limited to families that not only had the money to spare on expensive game room equipment but the physical space to accommodate them. Now, […]

The maddening psychology of gaming behavior

Gamers have had a stigma surrounding them for a long time that they’re completely anti-social people. This is far from the truth, as there are many games that aren’t even made to be played solo, but rather with other people. Especially in the huge market of massively multiplayer games. However, this has spawned a new […]

Why Steam’s Early Access Model is Great…And Also Terrible

Steam Early Access has been a thing for quite a while now.. Valve wanted to promote indie game development, and the Early Access model provides a way for independent developers to create the games they want without starving in the process. It also allows consumers to support the games they want developed in a real […]

The State of Virtual Reality Today

Ever since the Oculus Rift was announced at E3 in 2012, there has been a virtual arms race for a consumer-ready virtual reality headset. This has resulted in a quite a bit of innovation (and even more speculation) on the subject, and today we find ourselves in a position where we’re about to receive a […]

Why Paid Mods Were a Terrible Idea for Steam

If you’re at all involved in the PC gaming community, you’re probably aware of Valve’s recent foray into the realm of paid mods, and more specifically, how terrible that went for them. The gaming community collectively lost their sh*t over the entire idea, and for a variety of reasons. While it’s not always a good […]

The Nyko Playpad is a Swing and a Miss

During E3, I was lucky enough to get my hands on a Nyko Playpad. This handy little peripheral claims to be great for use on your mobile devices, turning them into portable consoles. But are they worth the $40? Let’s review.

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