Commentary Archive

  • E3′s show floor officially opened Tuesday, but the traditional flood of headlines from the various press conferences was in full swing Monday. The buzz: New Console Pricing: PS4 $399, XB1 […]

    E3 2013: Monday’s Headlines

    E3′s show floor officially opened Tuesday, but the traditional flood of headlines from the various press conferences was in full swing Monday. The buzz: New Console Pricing: PS4 $399, XB1 […]

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  • I’VE BEEN TAKING IT SLOW with WoW: Mists of Pandaria, so I’ve only now finished the second high-level zone, Valley of the Four Winds. There’s an extremely familiar feel to […]

    Mists of Pandaria: Into the Valley

    I’VE BEEN TAKING IT SLOW with WoW: Mists of Pandaria, so I’ve only now finished the second high-level zone, Valley of the Four Winds. There’s an extremely familiar feel to […]

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  • AFTER SUCCESSFULLY getting the realm first for fishing when Mists of Pandaria opened this week, I hit the new continent of Pandaria to start my journey from level 85 to […]

    Mists Of Pandaria: Entering the Jade Forest

    AFTER SUCCESSFULLY getting the realm first for fishing when Mists of Pandaria opened this week, I hit the new continent of Pandaria to start my journey from level 85 to […]

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  • WHEN CATACLYSM LAUNCHED two years ago, I made a completely unplanned and half-assed attempt to get the achievement for being the first person on the server to max out their […]

    WoW: Angling For a Realm First

    WHEN CATACLYSM LAUNCHED two years ago, I made a completely unplanned and half-assed attempt to get the achievement for being the first person on the server to max out their […]

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  • AS I OFTEN DO, I took a summer break from WoW, because I live in southern California and I’m a weird brand of geek who enjoys things like sunlight and […]

    WoW v5.0: Rolling With The Changes

    AS I OFTEN DO, I took a summer break from WoW, because I live in southern California and I’m a weird brand of geek who enjoys things like sunlight and […]

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  • YOU MAY NOT HAVE REALIZED it was coming, but Harmonix released a new Rock Band game last week. Called Blitz, it’s an arcade game that ditches the plastic guitars and […]

    Rock Band Blitz: I Like To Score

    YOU MAY NOT HAVE REALIZED it was coming, but Harmonix released a new Rock Band game last week. Called Blitz, it’s an arcade game that ditches the plastic guitars and […]

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  • I WAS ORGINALLY going to write something about the recent slap fight between the ex-Blizzard North folks and the current Diablo III team (and I still might), but for now, […]

    Diablo III: v1.0.4 and Hardcore 60

    I WAS ORGINALLY going to write something about the recent slap fight between the ex-Blizzard North folks and the current Diablo III team (and I still might), but for now, […]

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  • A FEW DAYS AGO, Valve released a free “Mann vs. Machine” update for Team Fortress 2, offering a new riff on the co-op/survival gametype. In MVM, a team of up […]

    TF2: “Mann vs. Machine” Mode Released

    A FEW DAYS AGO, Valve released a free “Mann vs. Machine” update for Team Fortress 2, offering a new riff on the co-op/survival gametype. In MVM, a team of up […]

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  • THE ESA ANNOUNCED TODAY that they’d signed an agreement to keep E3 in Los Angeles for the next three years, running through 2015. The news was met with the predictable […]

    E3 Loves L.A. Through 2015

    THE ESA ANNOUNCED TODAY that they’d signed an agreement to keep E3 in Los Angeles for the next three years, running through 2015. The news was met with the predictable […]

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  • From the Well, Duh Department: Blizzard announced today that World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria will be released exactly two months from today, on September 25. And this post isn’t […]

    WoW: Pandaria Coming Sept 25

    From the Well, Duh Department: Blizzard announced today that World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria will be released exactly two months from today, on September 25. And this post isn’t […]

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