Keeping House, Gamer Style

Posted by Lisa Galarneau on September 5, 2013
Keeping House, Gamer Style

Want to increase your immersion in the videogame universes you love? Or need a place to show off your gamer self? Consider modifying your environment to make it more gamer chic. Videogame Art Are you the arty type? Etsy is a wonderful place to find handmade videogame items made by hardcore fans: Another set of …Read more

13 Adorably Disturbing Kids Costumes

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on June 7, 2013
13 Adorably Disturbing Kids Costumes

The convention season is in full swing. We’ve seen plenty of adults decked out in geek hommages – what really grabs attention is a child in tow, enthusiastically portraying their favorite superhero. But what about the occasional costumed kid that makes you do a double-take? Among the adorable Jakes and Finns, hidden beyond the fuzzy …Read more

How to Find Cheap Games — 5 Ways to Save Money Gaming

Posted by Jacob St. Martin on June 4, 2013
How to Find Cheap Games — 5 Ways to Save Money Gaming

As kids, us gamers saved money, dollar by dollar, often committing entire allowances for the newest games hitting the shelves. Not much has changed. Twenty years later, we, along with new generations of gamers, continue purchasing games, albeit a much wider variety of them on numerous platforms. Gaming, like most hobbies and fun things in …Read more

6 Geeky Earrings To Unleash Your Inner Gamer

Posted by Carmen Bleything on May 29, 2013
6 Geeky Earrings To Unleash Your Inner Gamer

So you’ve decked out your video gaming library with everything you currently need. There’s only one problem: How can you show off your geekiness? With some gaming-themed earrings, of course! Jewelry is a pretty versatile, so you can showcase your style or make a bold fashion statement, whether you’re a gamer guy or gamer gal. …Read more

15 Irresistible Video Game Knee Socks

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on May 16, 2013
15 Irresistible Video Game Knee Socks

Who can resist knee socks – especially when they’re adorned with your favorite video game characters? They’re versatile, too. Even if you’re not into wearing skirts, shorts, or dresses to show them off, these socks look great with a simple pair of jeans and some flats that expose just a hint of the pattern on …Read more

How to Pick the Best Gaming Headset

Posted by Jacob St. Martin on April 16, 2013
How to Pick the Best Gaming Headset

Sound is a key elements of PC gaming, and investing in a decent headset/headphones is a must have for both the casual and serious gamer. Although visuals and dependable controls are the skeleton of gameplay, sound really fleshes out and completes the gaming experience. Let's take a brief look at why owning a good headset is important, and then check out some headsets which can make your gaming even more fun.Read more

Here’s What It Means To Be A Gamer

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on April 4, 2013
Here’s What It Means To Be A Gamer

A recent Nintendo campaign for their 3DS had a very puzzling tagline: a young female celebrity is caught playing the portable gaming device and proclaims, “My name is [insert celebrity name here] and I am not a gamer.” For example Olympic gold medalist Gabrielle Douglas:   The commercial is repeated with two TV actresses. How …Read more

The Best April Fools Video Game Jokes to Play on Your Friends

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on April 1, 2013
The Best April Fools Video Game Jokes to Play on Your Friends

Ah, the beginning of spring. The sun is shining, flowers are blooming, and you’re thinking of how to fool your friends on April 1st. Here’s a little video game inspiration to add some variety to your list. Strategically-placed in-game pranks Sometimes all you need is a multiplayer online game, a few in-game props, and a …Read more

WWII Pin-up Style Meets Modern-Day Feminism in D.C. Bombshells Series

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on March 22, 2013
WWII Pin-up Style Meets Modern-Day Feminism in D.C. Bombshells Series

Pinup girls on the side of bomber planes are iconic symbols of World War II America. The pouty lips! The flirty winks! The playful poses! Enough of that sweet and delicate stuff. What if they were transformed into superwomen and were ready to fight shoulder-to-shoulder with the men? D.C. Comics answers with their Bombshells figurine …Read more

What Can The Oregon Trail Teach Us About Personal Finance?

Posted by Jacob St. Martin on March 13, 2013
What Can The Oregon Trail Teach Us About Personal Finance?

The Oregon Trail is one of the most beloved video games of all time. A game built with education in mind, it gained massive popularity and became a favorite of elementary students. While many learning centered games have been developed, none have had the impact of the Oregon Trail. For those who are unfamiliar, the …Read more

Emerald City ComiCon 2013: Costume Roundup

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on March 6, 2013
Emerald City ComiCon 2013: Costume Roundup

What a whirlwind weekend at Emerald City ComiCon! Whether you live too far from Seattle to attend or you couldn’t buy tickets before they sold out, I was pounding the pavement to bring you some of my highlights. (Thanks to Brian Fioca for snapping this photo of me.) Here’s a hand-picked collection of the costumes …Read more

Win a Chance to Wear the Internet on Your Face with Google Glass

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on February 21, 2013
Win a Chance to Wear the Internet on Your Face with Google Glass

Last year Google unveiled its latest foray into life-embedded technology: Internet glasses. Well, “glass,” to be exact. Google Glass is one square that hovers unobtrusively in the top right corner of your field of view and displays practically anything you can cull from the Internet. And now you can be one of the first to …Read more