NEWS 18 Jul 2017­ by L Coulsen

What’s the Deal With American McGee’s Alice?

A question that many a person has asked is, what's happening with the American McGee's Alice franchise? After Madness Returns ended on a suggestive note, but no sequel materialized, McGee has found himself bombarded with inquiries regarding a further outing, much to his chagrin. To that end, he posted a rather snarky blog post a…
NEWS 11 Jun 2017­ by Kyle Johnson

E3: EA Conference 2017

There's a glorious time of year, every June, when the collective gaming press descends upon Los Angeles. A time for discovery, where the latest and greatest in the world of gaming will be picked apart, from exciting announcements to amazing reveals... most of the time. Right, let's get into it, shall we? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wi0Uq7QmKm4 Anthem The first…
ANNOUNCEMENT 15 Sep 2016­ by L Coulsen

EA Does the Employee Shuffle Shake

After some rather rough times (worst company in America and all that) and a not insignificant number of lay-offs in the last few years, things are continuing on their upward trend for Electronic Arts. They posted some unexpectedly large earnings not too long ago, recruited Amy frikkin' Hennig! And now they're doing a little internal…
ANNOUNCEMENT 31 Jul 2016­ by Lee Braden

BioWare to Shut Down All Forums

In an odd bit of news, BioWare has announced they are shutting down all game forums aside for the ones for Star Wars: The Old Republic. In a statement released on Friday, BioWare have announced the closure of all forums except SWTOR, citing that the rise in social media means that players have more ways…
NEWS 13 Jun 2016­ by L Coulsen

E3: EA Conference 2016

So it’s E3, in case you didn’t know. And EA kicked off the event in a, frankly, barely lukewarm manner. In the sixty minute run time, there were certainly a lot of words, but very little actually said. It wasn’t what one would call a terrible presentation, but it was most decidedly underwhelming. Falling short…
ANNOUNCEMENT 11 May 2016­ by L Coulsen

EA, What’s All This Then?

Things are looking up for EA right now. Not merely financially (Battlefront moved fourteen million units) but with gamers alike. They seem to be moving back towards their “maybe we should give our customers what they want?” approach to fleecing us for every penny. Something they have a habit of doing about once a decade.…