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Free to play games: the new standard?

Will Free to Play be the New Standard? – Written by Sean “Blazek” Emes, Edited by Jordan “Doomhammer” Kahn Since the dawn of MMO games we have been accustomed to the “Pay to Play” model that comes with the entertainment. Most gamers of the genre understand that servers take money to maintain and a good… Continue reading ‘Free to play games: the new standard?’



Gamers to raise money for Children’s Hospital with Chicago Loot Drop

Gamers are quite often accused of wasting their time with trivial pursuits. Hours upon hours of playing games like “Call of Duty” or “World of Warcraft” , immersed in worlds of fantasy, can give the impression that they’re not terribly concerned about real-life issues. But if you made that kind of assumption about all gamers,… Continue reading ‘Gamers to raise money for Children’s Hospital with Chicago Loot Drop’



Sports Gamers can Win NBA2K12 from REDBOX

The worlds sports and geekery cross in many places, but the most obvious is in video games. Gamers look forward to the next edition of Madden as much as they do to the latest version of Mortal Kombat. One of the most anticipated games is the newest entry in the 2K Sports series of NBA… Continue reading ‘Sports Gamers can Win NBA2K12 from REDBOX’



100 weeks of gaming with vVv Gaming

One Hundred and the Rise of the Influencers – Written by Jerry “LordJerith” Prochazka, Edited by Jordan “Doomhammer” Kahn Just like conventional sports, eSports (also known as competitive video gaming) loves statistics. The essence of sports is wins, losses, which players are performing on which teams, a player’s record against another player, who had the… Continue reading ’100 weeks of gaming with vVv Gaming’



vVv Gaming invades MLG Raleigh 2011

MLG Raleigh Roundup: Gaming With Friends – Written by Sean “Blazek” Emes, Edited by Jordan “Doomhammer” Kahn It has already been a month since Major League Gaming (MLG) rocked the city of Anaheim and again players have gathered en masse to celebrate gaming competition at the highest level, this time in Raleigh, North Carolina for… Continue reading ‘vVv Gaming invades MLG Raleigh 2011′



The Holy Trinity of MMOs

Holy Trinity: The Standard or a Relic of the Past? – Written by Sean “Blazek” Emes, Edited by Jordan “Doomhammer” Kahn To anyone who has ever touched an MMO game, the idea of the “Holy Trinity” of character classes is nothing new. In fact, it is the most common class distribution deployed by MMO developers.… Continue reading ‘The Holy Trinity of MMOs’



The Rise of the Indie Game

Niche games on the Rise? – Written by Sean “Blazek” Emes, Edited by Jerry “LordJerith” Prochazka In the last few years, the world of PC gaming has seen a major influx in the number of independent titles being released. Several contributing factors, such as Valve’s Steam platform, cheaper development tools and licensing fees, have all… Continue reading ‘The Rise of the Indie Game’



CCP Games blunders with Eve Online expansion

CCP Shows us How NOT to Treat Customers – by Jordan “Doomhammer” Kahn It’s almost amazing how rapid a company can go from praised to shunned. For CCP Games, it took less than one week. June 21 marked the release of Incarna, a graphically impressive expansion to the 9 year old MMO known as EVE… Continue reading ‘CCP Games blunders with Eve Online expansion’



Gamer Rant: The Decline of Sportsmanship

Gamer Rant: The Decline of Sportsmanship – By Sean “Blazek” Emes, Edited by Jordan “Doomhammer” Kahn Competition is a funny thing. It can bring out unparalleled determination, the highest levels of skill, a passion for victory, and the very best in a leader. It can also bring out the worst in people: anger, frustration, blame… Continue reading ‘Gamer Rant: The Decline of Sportsmanship’



Eve Online: The Little MMO That Could

EVE Online: Proving A Niche Game Can Succeed – By Sean “Blazek” Emes, Edited by Jordan “Doomhammer” Kahn Eight years after its release, EVE Online continues to be one of the few MMO’s with a strong user base. Despite being a game that caters to a very select crowd (known as a niche game) the… Continue reading ‘Eve Online: The Little MMO That Could’