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PAX East 2018: MSI’s Laptop Gaming Suite

A convention about gaming isn’t complete if it focuses just on the games and not the hardware they can run on. And that brings to light the tangible side of our fine industry – the gaming rig. And those rigs…

PAX East 2018: Liquid-cooled RAM coming soon from ADATA

Gamers and PC enthusiasts alike are all about 2 things when it comes to their gaming rigs – customization and optimization. The former is a show of aesthetic style, touting lighting and case mods to make it a visual masterpiece.…

PAX East 2018: VR, Guns, and The American Dream

With the advent of the Rift and the Vive and other consoles, virtual reality has become the new playground for games, jumping us from 2D worlds to 3D immersive experiences. The greatest part is the breadth of genres the platform…

PAX East 2018: Soul Calibur VI Impressions

The Soul Calibur franchise and I have an interesting relationship. The first entry dominated the evenings of my roommates and I in college, where we ran “first to 99” head to head rounds using Edge Master on our Dreamcast. It was…

Technical Fowl’s 2018 April Fool’s Roundup

Everyone loves a good joke, and over the years April Fool’s Day has brought us some great jokes and bits from a number of sites around the web. It’s come to be something we all expect on April 1st, especially…

Diablo III’s Darkening of Tristram Event Back for More

This old man remembers playing the first Diablo back in high school (yes, this is literally old school for me), when choices were relatively simple and technology was relatively basic. You had 3 classes, 6 equipment slots, a small inventory, and…

The 2017 Bit Awards

This past December, the indie gaming scene got to end the year in New York with the second annual Bit Awards presented by Playcrafting. Fans and developers filled the Tishman Auditorium at Parsons for more than just awards being handed…

Expanded PAX East Show Tickets Available Now (Well, FOR Now Anyways…)

It may seem like it’s a far ways away, but 2017 is almost done, which means it’s prime time to start looking at convention lineups for 2018. That includes PAX East, the east coast’s biggest convention for games and gamers.…

Don’t Sleep on Play NYC

I’ve been to a number of conventions for pop culture and games from coast to coast, and there’s a certain expectation you have when you attend one. Sprawling crowds, long lines for a panel or trying out a game demo,…

… So you were owned by the NES Classic

** NOTE: During the time of writing the SNES Classic had yet to be announced, and as such Nenedamus was still awesome and ahead of the game **   Nostalgia is wasted on the young. So many things in gaming…

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