How One Game Helped Me Reject Homophobia

"I don't mean to sound gay here, but…" "You did what? You bought her flowers? That's a bit bent, mate." "He's pure under the thumb now, man. Since he started going out with her he's become a bit of a poof."—All things I've heard many times from heterosexual men, aimed at other heterosexual men. » 3/05/15 6:00am Today 6:00am

A History Of Maxis: Thanks For SimCity

The Maxis that you knew, the studio that released SimCity and invented The Sims, is no more. The SimCity brand might live on, and the Maxis brand might live on elsewhere, but they'll survive only as brands, things EA will invoke to sell things. This is a very sad thing, but let's try and remember the good times. » 3/04/15 7:30pm Yesterday 7:30pm

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