Top Notch Journalism On ‘Mansplaining’ and Minecraft

Top Notch Journalism On ‘Mansplaining’ and Minecraft

When Minecraft’s developer Notch fell prey to the latest crew of triggered SJWs, I wasn’t too concerned. Perhaps I should have been, after all, idiocy seems to be a full-time career these days demonstrated by media coverage of the event. Considering I live in China, it isn’t exactly rare for me to look at the news and think “huh this is a good fiction novella”, but that didn’t used to […]

Too Many Games and Decision Paralysis

Too Many Games and Decision Paralysis

Have you ever been in a situation where you’re unsure what game to play, and you spend tens of minutes just choosing, ending up playing nothing a lot of the time? It’s a situation that’s more common than you think, although the evidence for its occurrence is very anecdotal. As gamers today, we’re the most spoiled for choice than we’ve ever been, but this is a double edged sword. In […]

Developer of Trigger Triggered By SJWs

Developer of Trigger Triggered By SJWs

The developer of the game Trigger has made the irrational decision not to bring their game to Steam. In a recent blog post/ Kickstarter update, they pointed to the recent Baldur’s Gate controversy as the reason. Trigger is a visual novel about someone learning they have PTSD, it received over $4k for its development on Kickstarter. Why does Trigger not coming to Steam make me angry? It makes me angry […]

The Top 10 Flaws In Pokemon Red & Blue

The Top 10 Flaws In Pokemon Red & Blue

A lot of us remember Generation I as the absolute pinnacle of Pokemon gaming, Kanto is the home of our beloved memories and nothing will ever change that. However, taking off the rose-tinted spectacles for a minute, it’s undeniable that the original Pokemon games – as you would expect for a first in any series – had a lot of game-breaking flaws. So, without further ado, here’s our top 10. […]

Why Gamers React Strongly To Criticism Of Their Interests: A Personal Perspective

Why Gamers React Strongly To Criticism Of Their Interests: A Personal Perspective

Like avid fans of other mediums of entertainment, gamers can be quite passionate about gaming. Whether it’s their hobby, dedicated lifestyle, or their job, gamers invest a lot of time and money into what they do. You often find that gamers can react strongly when their games are criticism, and in some cases this reaction borders on toxicity. While the extreme cannot be condoned, there is some legitimacy behind why […]

The Top 10 Pokemon Designs

The Top 10 Pokemon Designs

Following on from our Worst Pokemon Ideas of Each Generation article, I think it’s only fair that we give a shout-out to the Pocket Monster designs that are so damn good they swept us off our feet. You know sometimes you just look at a Pokemon and you know – no matter how bad its stats – it’s going to be on your team. Of course everyone has their preference, […]

The Lupe Vs Daigo SFV Exhibition Showcases Dramatic Excitement In The FGC

The Lupe Vs Daigo SFV Exhibition Showcases Dramatic Excitement In The FGC

In case you didn’t know, last night, through some rather complex series of events, rapper Lupe Fiasco faced off against world renown fighting game player: Daigo Umehara. It was a first to 3 wins set, in the latest big fighting game, Street Fighter V, and was set up by Mad Catz to stream on Twitch’s official channel. Watch the video below to see the set itself. Now, let’s just get […]

The Minecraft Ending Has a Very Secret Message

The Minecraft Ending Has a Very Secret Message

Minecraft will always be known as a ‘quirky’ game – one look at the design of a creeper more than confirms that – however, it’s more than peculiar text-based ending – which sees two Godlike beings discussing life and dreams and just about everything else – baffled even the hardiest of fans. Given the truly endless nature of the gameplay, it seems strange that Minecraft creator Notch even decided to […]

Leslie Benzies Leaves Rockstar After 15 Years

Leslie Benzies Leaves Rockstar After 15 Years

Leslie Benzies, lead developer and president of Rockstar North Studios, has left the company. According to Kotaku, Leslie, who had been on a “sabbatical” position for the past months with Rockstar, is officially not working with them anymore. The news were confirmed when Rockstar stated:  “Leslie Benzies went on sabbatical on September 1, 2014 and has decided not to return to work for the company.“, followed by a quick thank you note that said: “We are […]

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Review

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Review

WARNING: SPOILERS BELOW Finally, perhaps the most anticipated film of this century is upon us, and my oh my was it worth the wait. When the announcement that Disney were reviving the much-loved series first came, it was of course met with a rush of excitement, but also a severe twang of angst. Why? Because – as we saw with ill-recieved prequels – Star Wars is a franchise that’s easy […]