The Problems With A Video Game Reality Show Contract

Yesterday, the game developers community talked about GAME_JAM, a failed reality TV show about game jams. It fell apart for a variety of reasons, all better explained by the links in this article. This blog describes my part of the story, a minor part as I perceived it from the periphery, and includes some important… » 4/01/14 7:15pm 4/01/14 7:15pm

Mountain Dew Ingredient May Reduce Fertility, Make You Flame-Proof

If you've ever slammed a Mountain Dew or similar citrus-flavored soda during a marathon gaming session, you may want to step back and re-evaluate what you're putting into your body. A new feature published at iwatchnews.org reveals the history and potential health risks of brominated vegetable oil, otherwise known as… » 12/13/11 10:30pm 12/13/11 10:30pm

Turn Those Empty Calories Into Double XP with Modern Warfare 3 Mountain Dew & Doritos

Snack enthusiasts will have a powerful advantage over their non-snacking multiplayer rivals in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, thanks to Doritos and Mountain Dew's "Rank Up Your Game" scheme. It turns the consumption of nacho cheese flavored chips and carbonated beverages into cold, hard experience points—twice as… » 9/26/11 6:30pm 9/26/11 6:30pm