Last night, as part of my review of the AverMedia Live Gamer Portable, I streamed random Steam games from my PC for nearly an hour and a half. I took requests. I chatted with readers in the Twitch.tv chat box. I hid in a tunnel and amused myself.

Gearbox has gotten a lot of flak over Aliens: Colonial Marines, but I have to say the multiplayer does give the aliens a nice place to chill out while everyone else is running about shooting things. It's nice to have a little time to reflect. Maybe bone up on a hobby.

Hit up Twitch.TV for an archive of the whole session in several parts. I'd love to setup more streaming play dates with your folks, and I promise next time I'll try Train Simulator.

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