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

Popular Webcomic Megatokyo Is Getting Its Own Game

Megatokyo, the story of two Americans trapped in a hilariously over-the-top portrayal of Japan, is one of the world's most popular webcomics. Now, through the power of Kickstarter, it is making the leap into the land of video games in the form of a visual novel. » 7/09/13 7:40am 7/09/13 7:40am

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