I need to get into Pillars again. Played it obsessively for a weekend after it came out, and then just... fell off. I think part of the problem is that I started worrying that I built my characters “wrong,” and even though I know Obsidian tried to encourage freedom with their class/party system, it’s hard to stop… » 5/04/15 8:59pm Yesterday 8:59pm

Months Later, YouPorn's Pro Gaming Team Looks Kinda Dead

Late last year, gigantic porn site YouPorn announced that they’d acquired a pro DOTA 2 team, and every publication on Earth—probably even Highlights Magazine—gave them a headline. But was it anything more than a marketing ploy? Curious, I decided to look into what’s happened since. » 4/30/15 4:35pm Thursday 4:35pm

Steam 'Review Bombing' Is A Problem

In recent times, people have taken to flooding games’ Steam pages with (typically negative) reviews and tags to protest, well, lots of things. New features, viewpoints of creators, messages in the games themselves. But why? And does it actually work?
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Remember when Codemasters pissed off fans with a “new” Colin McRae Rally racing game? Well, it seems like they’re making up for it in a big way with DiRT Rally, a rally racer that looks excellent and, according to early reports, plays nicely too. It’s still in Early Access, but it’s come roaring out the gate. » 4/27/15 1:30pm 4/27/15 1:30pm