Sure, everyone knows Bobby Kotick is a jerk, but do you know why he's a jerk?
Shamus Young attempts to make the game industry less dysfunctional by arguing with a rhetorical wall and hoping things change for the better.
Despite popular opinion, you don't need to have played a game to hate it.
Follow these few simple rules to avoid the wrath of the fanboy.
Everything would be much better if Xbox would just let us run its servers.
Love it or hate it, Halo re-invented the shooter genre for the better.
Buying used games isn't "cheating," but what are the alternatives?
Take everything you knew about adventure games and throw it out the window - Telltale Games reinvents the genre, Monkey Island style.
There is a way that small companies can protect themselves, and it doesn't even require an overhaul to our legal system.
The idea that a company could steal someone's name sounds absurd, but it's far easier - and more profitable - than you might think.
The better you get at a game, the less rewarding the grinding becomes.
Shamus offers a few ways that quick time events might be made to suck less.
When sparkly vampires aren't an option, sometimes you just have to start over and play WoW.
Shamus is 2000 times less famous than Felicia Day, yet he still thinks Real ID is a bad idea.
What's another word for "RPG"?
Here's hoping other developers are paying attention to Alpha Protocol.