Reminder: Don't Just Correct People, Connect With People

It's easy to correct someone. Especially if the topic at hand is something you're knowledgeable and passionate about, it's almost instinctive. A snap reaction. But it can be just as easy to let glaring errors slide and focus on the positive: that maybe this person committing the ultimate gamer faux pas is actually… » 1/13/14 2:30pm 1/13/14 2:30pm

Song of Saya Has its Own American Comic Book (And It's Not Very Good)

Back in 2003, Saya no Uta — The Song of Saya was released in Japan. It became known as one of the most messed-up games ever released. Earlier this month—nearly a decade after the Japanese release—it got its first official Western release. But that's not the first time that the franchise has reached Western shores. » 5/21/13 7:30am 5/21/13 7:30am

Dust: An Elysian Tail Makes Me Proud of My Right Forearm

Earlier this year a visit to Epic Games in North Carolina inspired me to forever etch a combat-ready green rabbit on my person. The art I used as reference for the vibrant tattoo was created by independent animator turned game developer Don Dodrill, the man behind the unbelievable 2009 XNA Dream Build Play competition… » 7/17/12 9:30am 7/17/12 9:30am