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Mad-Croc worth $100,000

Md-Croc Energy has announced what Mad-Croc CEO Ari Koivula said is “the heftiest prize in mobile game history.” This October, in a month-long contest of mobile scroller gaming, the Mad-Croc Energy company plans to award one winner a $100,000 prize for getting the highest score by swimming the furthest in the mobile Mad-Croc game.

“Competition […]

Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward

Today is the day. Heavensward is here and Playstation systems and computers from all over are busily burning up the internet in downloading the first major expansion for Final Fantasy XIV.

Early access starts on June 19th for those who pre-ordered the game, so the servers have been down since late last night while everything […]

My Birthday Today

Happy birthday to me!

I wish I could say I got a new computer, but, alas, I am still working on the old desktop I bought in 2008. I’m also still homeless and the place I am staying is being threatened by wildfires.

I did get a bit of a birthday gift, however, and managed […]

Assassins Creed Unity First Look livestream event November 7th

Check out the Assassin’s Creed Unity first look event this Friday on Twitch!

Pre-show: 9am – Noon (PST) Main Event: Noon – 6pm (PST)

Also: unlock exclusive in-game content just for signing in; including two exclusive weapons (the French Rapier and a Parade Pistol) and The American Prisoner Mission that lets you liberate […]

Far Cry 4 coming November 18th

The latest in the popular series from Ubisoft, Far Cry 4 will take players to the thick forests and high snowy mountains of Kyrat. This is a remote region located high in the Himalayas that has been devastated by war and is still caught in a struggle between opposing powers.

Taking on the role of […]

Unity 3D store sale to celebrate fourth birthday and one million users

Check out the going’s on over at the Unity Asset Store where they are celebrating their fourth year and the expectation of having 1 million users by the end of the year. The sales are too good to miss. (Trust me, I got distracted and missed a great daily deal I wanted! This Steampunk Industries […]

Who is Vivian James?

Vivian James is a character created by the 4chan boards /v/ and /pol/ as a representation of ‘an average-looking teenage girl’ character to submit to The Fine Young Capitalists. According to the #GamerGate.me wiki “Vivian James has since become the de facto mascot of the GamerGate consumer revolt, and has had numerous pieces of fanart […]

Square Enix CTO Yoshihisa Hashimoto leaves company

Yoshihisa Hashimoto, Square Enix’s Chief Technology Officer, has left the company for what is so far only identified as personal reasons.

Hsahimoto worked as the technical director for Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn and manages the company’s Advanced Technology Division. One of his latest works was to head development of the new Luminous engine.

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Women Don’t Game

Or do they?

Somewhere along the line the stereotype of “gamer” came to be a socially awkward man living in his parent’s basement and playing video games. An online search online provides no clue as to where this notion came from and with no documentation for the source f the stereotype, the assumption is drawn […]

Internet Sales Tax

Anyone that has been online for more than a few years will remember the spam emails from a while back that talked about how the government planned to start taxing the Internet. It looks like the scare is starting to leave the urban legends of Cyberspace and enter the world of senate reality.

Today The […]