2015 New Video Games that will Blow Your Mind

2015 New Video Games that will Blow Your Mind

Tracy Fullerton of USC Interactive Media & Games said it well: “The next step in the evolution of games is not newness and it’s not …

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on January 13, 2015
Dreaming of the Perfect Role Playing Game

Dreaming of the Perfect Role Playing Game

After spending a bit of time playing World of Warcraft together a few years back, colleague Gordon Calleja and I had a discussion by phone …

Posted by Lisa Galarneau on January 3, 2015
Love in the Virtual Worlds

Love in the Virtual Worlds

If you’ve ever read the Everquest or World of Warcraft Widows mailing lists (a bit of a guilty pleasure), you’d think that the road to …

Posted by Lisa Galarneau on December 13, 2014
Exploring the Depths of Minecraft

Exploring the Depths of Minecraft

A friend of mine has a 10 year old boy who is a MAJOR Minecraft fan, so I interviewed her about his obsession and how …

Posted by Lisa Galarneau on October 6, 2014
The Future of Gaming is on Your Wrist: <br />Why Smartwatches Will Be the Next Big Gaming Platform

The Future of Gaming is on Your Wrist: Why Smartwatches Will Be the Next Big Gaming Platform

Wearable technology is on every tech enthusiast’s lips. Computers in our glasses. Computers in our contacts. Virtual reality over our eyes and connected to our …

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on October 1, 2014
The Summer of Strong Women: Unwind with These 5 Must-Read Comics

The Summer of Strong Women: Unwind with These 5 Must-Read Comics

Summer’s in full swing. Whether you are on a three-month vacation or a three-day getaway, you’re going to need some entertaining reading. Now is the …

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on July 31, 2014
From Total Recall to Oculus Rift: A Brief History of Virtual Reality

From Total Recall to Oculus Rift: A Brief History of Virtual Reality

When thinking about the term virtual reality, your mind might jump straight to images of flying cars, your favorite science fiction book, or movies like …

Posted by Taylor Stein on July 28, 2014
The 5 Best Features of a Social Slots Game

The 5 Best Features of a Social Slots Game

Do you enjoy spending your free time spinning the slots on your mobile device, anticipating a big win? How can you ensure that you’re getting …

Posted by Nadjawa McCoy on July 9, 2014
E3 2014 Puzzle and Adventure Games You’ll Love – and What was Missed

E3 2014 Puzzle and Adventure Games You’ll Love – and What was Missed

E3 (the Electronic Entertainment Expo) is the event for all electronic gaming launches on the horizon. Unlike gaming conventions like Penny Arcade Expo (PAX), E3 …

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on June 13, 2014
The Big List of Anime Conventions

The Big List of Anime Conventions

You might have seen my list of must-see geek conventions where I selected 17 excellent events from a variety of geekdoms such as video games, …

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on June 6, 2014
How Stories Are Told in Games

How Stories Are Told in Games

Storytelling has been fundamental to human experience for thousands of years (probably the earliest form of entertainment), and yet, novel methods to tell a great …

Posted by Lisa Galarneau on June 3, 2014
The Indie Strikes Back: Five indie games coming out in 2014 that will blow your mind

The Indie Strikes Back: Five indie games coming out in 2014 that will blow your mind

“Indie gaming” (games that are produced independent of a major publisher) has become a part of our gaming vernacular since 2009. There are two big …

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on April 21, 2014