Six Real Life Lessons I Learned from World of Warcraft

Massively multiplayer online role-playing games (MMORPGs, mercifully) get a bad rap for being life-sucking parallel universes. However, games like World of Warcraft are a microcosm of many real-life experiences. No, really. » 1/21/14 11:50am 1/21/14 11:50am

In Fire Emblem, Marriage Can Be A Fate Worse Than Death

If you're interested in the new 3DS strategy game Fire Emblem: Awakening, you've probably heard two things about it: first, that if a character dies in battle, they're gone for good. Second, that characters can fall in love and marry one another. » 2/05/13 8:00pm 2/05/13 8:00pm

How Diablo III Told Me My Marriage Was Over

I like to say that the couple that games together, stays together. I'm not alone in that sentiment, either. I'm sure there are tons of couples who integrate gaming into their day-to-day interactions and manage to get along just fine. » 11/30/12 10:00am 11/30/12 10:00am

Forever Alone? Not Anymore. This Photography Trick Can Help.

There's someone for everyone. That's what they say, right? They, whoever the hell they are, might not be correct. Some folks can't settle on that special someone for whatever reason, and others don't necessarily want to.

However, surely there are folks who are alone—forever alone—but would at least like photographic… » 10/09/12 5:40am 10/09/12 5:40am

This Gamer Girlfriend Advice Sure Seems Patronizing

Hey world, guess what! There are female gamers. There are also females who are not interested in games. And there are dudes who don't like games, either. SHOCKING, I KNOW.

Yet, there's this: Japanese website Sugoren did a story on nine ways you can get your "beginner gamer girlfriend" to have fun while playing few… » 10/05/12 7:30am 10/05/12 7:30am

Catherine Poses Questions About Mature Relationships Most Games are…

You've heard Catherine's premise already: Commitment-phobic, indecisive Vincent must choose between marriage to longtime girlfriend, Katherine, and the allure of a sexy affair with a younger girl, Catherine. You already know is it's bizarre and surreal, and that the narrative's interspersed with tough puzzles. You've… » 8/30/11 3:00pm 8/30/11 3:00pm