In January of 2010, I decided to change my outlook on how I manage my gaming time, how I collect games, and how I contend with the nemesis that so many gamers share: the dreaded backlog.
Every summer there's a video game dead zone, a break between the games of spring and the deluge of the fall. Lately it's seemed as though that dead zone is getting shorter and shorter. But it arrives each year nonetheless.
Are you also struggling to keep up with all of the interesting games that were released in 2010? With six months down and six to go in 2010, this is how I've been doing.
In an article written for GameSpy, New York standup comedian Michael Drucker suggests that the video game industry take a year-long break from releasing new titles. Why does this sound like an amazing idea?