"There was excitement in the air at last night's day one broadcast of Blizzcon 2014. No, we're not referring to Chris Hardwick's crowd participation antics, though we did think they were pretty awesome".
"This was our first year participating in the twenty-four hour games extravaganza, and I'm not sure if we knew how big of a commitment that we were signing up for. It was tough staying awake during the wee-hours of the morning that Sunday, but we had a great time talking to everyone".
"I still look back fondly at the first post of the site, a Terraria write-up by Eric. He wasn't sure of his abilities, but his passion for the content of his article made me even more excited about a game that I'd easily put one-hundred hours into already".
"In all, SSB4 is an interesting foray into the handheld fighting market with a slew of new additions that'll keep old and new fans occupied".
We take a look at the latest entry in the Forza Horizon series, and come away impressed.
"It's also extremely imperative that we realize Notch is a living, breathing, person - just like the rest of us. In an open blog entry entitled, "I'm Leaving Mojang", he explains how he sees his role in the gaming industry and elaborates that sometimes the situations you create can get out of hand very quickly."
"Recent rumors of a YouTube take over of Twitch were debunked this week when Amazon CEO, Jeff Bezos, purchased the streaming service for a purported $970 million dollars."
Eric looks back at his favorite game this year, and upcoming titles that he's interested in.
"The really astounding thing about No Man's Sky, is the amount of freedom that you have within the constructs of the game. If you can see a galaxy in the distance, it may take you awhile but you can eventually fly to it - and if you're the first person to discover it, the area becomes named after you. Every animal, planet formation, and ship is unique, adding to the excitement of embarking on each and every journey."
"Video game music has come a long way since its humble origins. The first games were silent – there wasn't even a sound effect. Over time as technology improved, games began to have sound effects, short melodies, and full soundtracks."
"Oculus is a company that had only made it this far with the help of it's community, and this was a move that no one could have anticipated. I instantly went to google to harvest every bit of vitriol that I could from gamers all over the world. It made me feel better to know that others out there were angry."
"Your journey in South Park is prefaced with the tale of an epic battle between factions of humans and the elves. They fight constantly and without fear, all in an effort to hold the illustrious "Stick of Truth". The stick is especially important, because those who hold it, gain control over the entire universe."
"...what better way to pass all this time then to explore some games best suited for the marooned gamer? Here are a handful of titles that I've personally used to battle the winter blues, (in some cases almost literally), or to help forget the snowy apocalypse outside my window."
"The beauty of games is that nearly anything is in the realm of possible. I still remember my first time playing Earthworm Jim as a kid and being amazed at how imaginative it was. Cow launcher? Groovy!"
"Women in the culture still face their own taboos and stereotypes just as much as other nerds and gamers in our society. Today I had a chance to ask one such nerd a few questions about what life is like for her as a member of the culture."
"To play you pick from eight commands (a, b, start, select, up, down, left, or right). As there are a lot of actions being entered into the system, the site warns that there is a noticeable amount of lag and that it may take awhile before your actions are registered into the game. The concept is pretty awesome."
"After the five month pay decrease, depending on the state of the business, decisions will be made as to whether the cuts will stay or go. A meeting is set for tomorrow, January 30th, to discuss plans that may ensure solid gains for the gaming company in the upcoming future."
"The battle destroyed whole fleets of ships, including over one-hundred titan class vessels which are valued over $3,000 dollars in US currency. EvE Online features an economy that is tied to actual monetary transactions. The titans that were destroyed represent months of work and resources..."
"We can't imagine playing The Last of Us on a small screen, but we can appreciate the importance that this kind of mobile gaming could have for those on the go. Imagine, never being bored on the bus or plane - ever again. I'll buy into that kind of future."
"After seeing Massive's Snowdrop engine reveal at the recent VGX broadcast, we're even more excited about the possibilities that The Division has on a high-end PC."
"Coming after the loss of NCAA licensing - due to another class-action suit, it looks like EA could be in a bind to meet their expected 2014 fiscal goals."
"Lead by Satoru Iwata, global president of Nintendo (and special guest, NA Nintendo Good-guy Reggie) - this direct featured quite a few exciting titles to look forward to in the next twelve months. We're hoping that these games breathe some life into the system, and improve Nintendo's fiscal outlook in 2014..."
"You're in a boat, and you want to catch some fish. How many fish? That's really up to you."