Opinion

What Rome II can teach us about the Witcher 3 race controversy

Sometimes I open Rome II just to look at the world map. It’s almost inconceivable to me that, within a space that could be...

Seriously: Why do you keep playing Destiny?

If you listen to the Friendly Fire Show (and you should), you'd know that Shane differs in opinion on Destiny when compared to Leo and...

Seriously: What video game stuff do you watch on Netflix?

A representative from Netflix Australia emailed us the other day with suggestions of video game content available on the streaming video service. While the list...

A case for From Software’s The Legend of Zelda

It’s no secret that I’ve developed somewhat of an obsession with Bloodborne. Not having played any From Software games prior, there’s a temptation to...

In celebration of seven years and 10,000 articles

This site’s been running for a long, long time; far longer than I’d like to say, for fear you’ll all eventually how old I...

You shouldn’t be angry about The Witcher 3’s expansion pass

The internet is pissed off at CD Projekt RED today. “Quick question,” Marius U begins on the official Witcher Facebook page, “Why is steam charging...

Destiny troll story highlights the folly of looking at the world as black or...

In their latest weekly update, Bungie highlighted a video which shows an 11 year old player, streaming on Twitch at the time, who gave...

There are crazies on both sides of any internet debate

I just posted a news article that detailed Brianna Wu's Twitter snafu over this weekend. I did it for a very important reason: to...

Seriously: Will all Xbox One screenshots carry Xbox branding in the top-right corner?

Larry 'Major Nelson' Hryb's Xbox One March update video demonstrates that -- at least for now -- each screenshot taken on the console will...

Seriously: Is your TV randomly being turned on overnight by your console?

For the past week, I've woken up in the morning to find my living room TV on, but nothing else. Every. Single. Morning. The Xbox One...

Microsoft just lost my Xbox Music subscription to the partnership of Sony and Spotify

Xbox Music is pretty slick looking on Xbox One. When friends come over, I delight them with top 100 music through my home sound...

Stop insulting fans by double dipping with smoke-and-mirrors marketing

After conducting an interview with 2K and Gearbox concerning Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel and having my questions about the game’s inevitable release on current-gen either...

Gaming in 2014: What a joke

I, for one, am glad that 2014 is drawing to a close. Things sucked this year, eh? If we weren’t dealing with broken games like...

Who’s responsible for Target pulling Grand Theft Auto from shelves? Gaming press.

Sure, he might write for us occasionally, but Mark Ankucic also puts his thoughts to Medium on a frequent basis. His latest article is...

A ban on common-sense, not violence

Last night the internet was ablaze with chatter following Target’s decision to remove all copies of Grand Theft Auto V from their shelves. The...

On the disastrous launch of The Master Chief Collection

The warning signs were there for the failure of The Master Chief Collection's launch. Matchmaking and online play were promised to be activated a full...

Bungie is wrong for telling us we’re playing Destiny wrong

As many gamers expected since its discovery, the infamous Destiny loot cave has been patched by developer Bungie. Fair call or not, the way in which...

Destiny and the danger of overcorrection

My experiences with racing games may not have made me a better driver, but they have taught me one valuable lesson. You have to...

$90 USD or $130 AUD: Why I’m not paying the Australia Tax for Destiny...

The news that Destiny can now be pre-loaded on Xbox One has extra repercussions than just being plain ol' awesome. It now means I can...

In defense of Final Fantasy’s Squall

Despite the fact I’m about fifteen years late to this party, I feel as though it’s about time someone defended the idea of ‘emo’...