Opinion

SXSW Cancel #SavePoint and Level-Up Panels Citing “Numerous Threats of Violence”

Last week I covered the announcement of #SavePoint, a Gamergate panel discussing the gaming community at SXSW (South-by-South West). I expressing that I was cautiously optimistic about the discussion;...

#SavePoint – Gamergate Gets a Panel at SXSW

I have to admit I was a little surprised when I saw that the #SavePoint panel had been confirmed. Gamergate, even for the internet’s bogeyman, doesn’t have it easy when it comes to organising discussi...

The Kingkiller Chronicle multiplatform deal. Should we be excited?

Last week Hollywood Reporter broke the news that Patrick Rothfuss— the best-selling fantasy author of The Kingkiller Chronicle— had signed a “complex multiplatform rights deal” with Lionsgate to devel...

Bioware’s Mass Effect Andromeda could learn a lot from The Witcher 3 Wild Hunt

I have played a lot of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. CD Projekt RED were not kidding around when they dangled 200+ hours of gameplay before my eyes. I am a feverish completionist when it comes to roleplay...

Did Konami Make a Poor Decision?

With Konami claiming that it is calling an end to making AAA video games for home consoles, and only focusing on its soccer series Pro Evolution Soccer (PES). Some are claiming that Konami have driven...

Which Presidential Candidate Stands With Gamers?

Is your favorite presidential candidate a gamer? Do they spend time courting the gamer vote? When will they introduce video games as part of their official policy platform to improve the United States...

Will The Power of The Xbox One Allow 343i To Attain The Mantle, and Keep Halo Alive?

Photo: Halo Waypoint Halo is one of the key franchises that brought first-person shooters to the mainstream when Halo: Combat Evolved launched on the original Xbox, essentially driving sales. Since th...

Should Nintendo Get Out Of the Home Console Game?

I’m someone who grew up with Nintendo. My first home console was the NES, and my first portable was the original Gameboy. But with each successive console generation, the magic that the big N on...

Today is The Anniversary of The GamerGate hashtag. Why are you here?

Image credit to: /u/ Flaques Today is the one-year anniversary of the GamerGate hashtag. Why are you here? You’re probably anticipating some kind of celebratory gesture. Like maybe this article is goi...