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…
You spend enough time online, you notice some patterns—characters of sorts, specific sorts of people that continually reappear. Sometimes, these stereotypes are pleasant. And sometimes, god, the types of people you come to meet online can be irritating.
Seriously, I hope you were prepared for OxBloodrayne1989xO's gross (in a good way) makeup skills. This is certainly rage quitting at its worst.
In December of 2011 I was not a healthy person. I was eating crap, drinking crap, and the life of video game journalist not located in a major city isn't exactly rife with opportunities to do healthy things like running, walking... getting up out of your office chair.
In case you didn't know, there are poor gamers.
Do gamers need a theme song? An anthem that celebrates the gamer lifestyle and proves they can get girls? Did I just hear the lyric: "Get a girl and break the trend? And prove the ruuuumorrrrs wrong!"?
I've never been much for online multiplayer. I play video games to get away from other people, I always say. I like a good campaign, totally solo. Or so I thought.
It is no secret that video games aid players with their hand-eye coordination. A new study shows that playing video games extensively reorganizes how the brain handles difficult visuomotor tasks.
A recent study suggests that video game players could have the power to alter their nightmares, turning the tide on the things that go bump in our subconscious minds. We are the Dream Warriors.
Here are a couple of guys checking out Gran Turismo last month at a PlayStation showcase at Stagecoach: California's Country Music Festival. Seems weird, but I never frequented beach arcades either. Anyone else out there play games sans shirt? (PIC: Michael Buckner/Getty Images)
You aren't some kid holding controllers from different systems posing for stock photos. You're a real gamer. You piss pixels and bleed polygons, and ultimately the fate of gaming in 2010 is up to you. What will you do?
A new study suggests that gamers are older, more active and more often female than previous industry figures have suggested.
Sega US boss Simon Jeffery wasn't the only big name in the industry who felt that this year's E3 Expo lacked a certain livelihood. Former Microsoft tattoo bearer and current EA Sports head man Peter Moore says that last week's event was "soulless and lacking an epicenter". All is not lost though. In a post on his…