Category Archives: Politics

DuckTales Remastered: A Pathetic Exercise in Imperialist Hegemony

DuckTales Remastered: A Pathetic Exercise in Imperialist Hegemony SMASH THE DUCKRIARCHY!!!!!! It’s so insulting and degrading to keep stereotyping and denying rights to an entire subset of intelligent beings based on traits they cannot control. To inflict vicious cane beatings … Continue reading

Comedy, Exploring Stuff, Platformer, Politics, Video Gaming

How Mozilla and OTOY Have Made the PlayStation 4 Obsolete

How Mozilla and OTOY Have Made the PlayStation 4 Obsolete I am unreasonably wary of cloud systems, a process by which information is stored online in order to be more easily accessible to the users. It allows for greater flexibility, … Continue reading

Erik Harmon, Online Gaming, Politics, Video Gaming

Death to Always-Online DRM

Death to Always-Online DRM Imagine if your car wouldn’t start without an electronic leash from Ford or Toyota’s computer servers. If your mp3 player or ebook reader wouldn’t work because you were in a concrete building. If your guns wouldn’t … Continue reading

Online Gaming, Politics, Video Gaming

BioShock Infinite is Badly-Designed and Badly-Written Prolefeed

BioShock Infinite is Badly-Designed and Badly-Written Prolefeed BioShock Infinite is being praised for its tight gameplay and brilliant story. I found it to be a poor man’s Dishonored and lacking in both combat and plot. I’ll address each separately. The … Continue reading

Fantasy/Sci-Fi, First-Person, Politics, This isn't just a video game this is ART you wouldn't understand it you plebian filth, Video Gaming

The 2012 Vidya Gaem Awards

4chan is a gigantic website for nerds posting nerdly things, including video games. Thanks to 4chan’s anonymity there are some cool things featured on it like vaguely reasonable debates with no pretension or fear of censorship, scans of old magazines … Continue reading

Comedy, Politics, This isn't just a video game this is ART you wouldn't understand it you plebian filth, Video Gaming

Ban Everything You Don’t Like

Ban Everything You Don’t Like I lived in England for a while. Over there there’s this implicit understanding that all politicians are selfish and corrupt and that any time spent watching them babble on TV is only to laugh at … Continue reading

Politics, Video Gaming

The Top 10 Best Video Game Videos of 2012

The Top 10 Best Video Game Videos of 2012 I know that I spoke previously of the pointlessness of Top Whatever lists, but they bring in the traffic, so I’m gonna be a total hypocrite and present the best video … Continue reading

Comedy, Fantasy/Sci-Fi, First-Person, Politics, Video Gaming

The ESRB is Stupid

The ESRB is Stupid In an ideal world, parents would be responsible and would watch movies/play games/listen to music with their children so that they can accurately judge this media to determine if they are appropriate entertainment. But this is … Continue reading

Politics, Ramblings, Video Gaming

RIP Vilerat.

Bonus, Politics, Video Gaming

Supply and Demand: What People Want, How Appstores Got It to Them, and Why (Almost) Everybody Wins

Guest article by Erik Harmon ********** I used to be a gamer. A big-time gamer. How could I not be? I was born at just the right time to be inducted into the second golden age of video games, that … Continue reading

Erik Harmon, Guest Article, Politics, Video Gaming