It's Heartbreaking To Say Goodbye To My Old World Of Warcraft Name

I didn't have many real-life friends in high school. I'm pretty sure I heard my WoW name more than my real name in those days—to the point where my WoW identity and my own were inseparable. Flash forward to today. Blizzard's reclaiming old, dormant WoW names, and I'm crushed. » 9/16/14 5:35pm 9/16/14 5:35pm

Identity Crisis: How Did You Choose Your Online Handle?

In today's Speak Up on Kotaku, commenter Bob is searching for a name to call himself in gaming circles. How did you come up with your online identity? » 4/19/12 5:30pm 4/19/12 5:30pm

The Gamer I Really Am

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. » 10/06/10 2:00pm 10/06/10 2:00pm