Finally, Someone Did A Statistical Analysis of Bob Ross' Paintings

You want too much information? Well then, here you go. FiveThirtyEight ran all of Bob "Happy Little Trees" Ross' paintings through a giant calculator, and what they discovered is... enlightening. Unsurprisingly, 91% of his paintings contain trees, but did you know Ross refused to have any signs of humanity in his work? » 4/14/14 7:40pm Monday 7:40pm

I Finished These 31 Video Games in 2013

For the eighth consecutive year, I've counted the number of games I finished in the last 12 months. The number has gone up, even as I played fewer games. » 1/10/14 10:40am 1/10/14 10:40am

(Games I started listed below. Finished games are Games not from 2013 are noted as such) (22 games played; 4 finished) (1 games played; 0 finished)

Some People Will Tell You How Many Copies Minecraft Sold on Xbox 360.…

Microsoft press release today: "Microsoft today announced that Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition, the console adaptation of the hugely popular PC game developed by Mojang, has broken all previous digital sales records, selling more than any other title in the first 24 hours on Xbox LIVE Arcade." [That's an excerpt.] » 5/10/12 4:00pm 5/10/12 4:00pm

What Difference Did Going Free-to-Play Make for DC Universe Online?

We know that DC Universe Online's recent switch from subscription-based MMO to free-to-play added one million subscribers to the game in one week, but what does one million free players mean to the bottom line? How's a 700 percent increase in daily revenue, for starters? » 11/21/11 4:20pm 11/21/11 4:20pm

World of Warcraft Suffers Post-Cataclysmic Drop in Subscriptions

Six months after buzz for the Cataclysm expansion drove World of Warcraft numbers to an all-time high, Blizzard reports the lowest subscription figures for the massively multiplayer game since December of 2008. » 5/09/11 8:00pm 5/09/11 8:00pm

Two Years Later, World Of Warcraft Hits The Twelve Million Mark

In October of 2008, Blizzard proudly counted 11 million World of Warcraft subscribers worldwide. In December 2008 the number jumped to 11.5. Now Blizzard updates the count to 12 million, 22 months later. What took so long? » 10/07/10 11:20am 10/07/10 11:20am