Here’s an interesting nugget of League of Legends eSports information: GameSpot interviewed a bunch of North American pro players and found that an overwhelming majority would prefer the League Championship Series (LCS) format be changed to best of two games, rather than best of one. I think they all have a point.
With over six hundred pocket monsters to choose from, not all Pokémon are made equal. Some Pokémon are better than others. And if you're looking for the very best Pokémon you can own, your choices are limited.
People type their deepest, darkest secrets and fears into Google, all in search for answers. Sex, while a taboo subject, is no different.
Thanks to something called "Wonder Trade," Pokémon players regularly put monsters up for trade blindly, without knowing what they'll get in return. Maybe it'll be a garbage Pokémon, or maybe it'll be a legendary. Not knowing what you'll get in exchange for your Pokémon is part of the fun—but even so, hardcore players…
Now that the end of the year is here, everyone is starting to declare their "game of the year"—and Metacritic has now thrown its hat into the ring.
Computer code. It powers damn near everything in our lives at this point. But we really only ever think about it when it breaks. So, let's think about how many lines of code make CryEngine 2, World of Warcraft and the Curiosity Mars Rover.
Giving players a chance to try before they buy is a noble gesture, but it may not be a wise. According to research presented by game designer Jesse Schell at the Gamelab conference in Barcelona today, a demo can cut into a game's sales by more than 50 percent, CVG reports.
The mad dash to blame games or to disprove that they are responsible for violent behavior continues. This time, we've got a study via the Washington Post that analyzes the world's largest video game markets.
It turns out that there's a lot more information captured in a World of Warcraft screenshot than most players would ever think to look for.
It's time to learn the date of the annual gathering of Sony Online Entertainment players, who will be flocking to Las Vegas this August to awkwardly realize that no one is really a Wood Elf, and the world is sad.
In Japan, there's a great interest in learning the English language. It's big business. Japanese speakers have several options to learn the King's lingo. These are the most popular.
Who likes numbers? Well, lucky for you, we have numbers. Lots of numbers. Numbers about American gaming habits. Let's dive in:
Over at MTV's Multiplayer blog, they've gone a little Nintendo number crunching crazy. Based on data pulled from the Wii's Nintendo Channel, there's Wii software usages (as of October 5, 2008) for Super Smash Bros. Brawl, Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock, Wii Sports, Mario Kart Wii, Rock Band and many more!…