Editorials

Overwatch’s Summer Games Loot Boxes: Is It Pitchfork Time?

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A somewhat new trend in modern gaming is the practice of offering free DLC. After all, it has only been a decade since people were protesting (or rather, mocking) Oblivion’s Horse Armor DLC for being nominal content that should have been included in a free update while praising paid DLC packs like the Shivering Isles DLC. Today, from Bungie’s Destiny to Rockstar’s Grand ... Read More »

To the Boys Who Flirt Through Video Games – It’s Okay

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There are two games that seem to be attracting everyone’s attention right now (and subsequently putting out the most news stories and the funniest memes): Overwatch and Pokemon GO. There are pretty massive differences between the two, but among their common traits is their social aspect. Overwatch is a competitive game that forces people to interact with a team to some degree in order to ... Read More »