Opinion

Amazon Acquires Twitch; Is Change on the Horizon?

Oculus, Songza, Nest; just a few of the many recent major acquisitions in the tech world over the past few months. The latest major acquisition came today when Amazon acquired gaming-centric streaming...

Homosexuality In Video Games

I’m sure when you read that title, you had one of two reactions: “Yes, finally, gettin’ real up in here,” or “Here comes another crazy right-wing-left-hook.” Fortun...

Sonic’s 23rd Birthday

Sonic’s 23rd birthday is today so in celebration let’s look at what Sega has done right for this iconic franchise over the last couple years. Sonic has had some major hits to his reputatio...

Does Player Input Matter?

This is a question I think we’d all love to say yes to right away, but I think there could be more to explore. On one hand, the gamer is the market. We are the demographic. In fact, other media ...

Video Games and Violence

For a second, I thought about naming this article “Imagination vs. Insanity” because that’s honestly more the debate here than Video Games and Violence. Even before video games, imag...