Wizards: Work smarter, not harder.
Fighters: Not smarter, hit harder.
Rogues: Lie smarter, steal hardware.
Bards: Sing harder, get- ow! oh geeze! Fine, I’ll stop singing! Quit hitting me already!
Games and the Fear of Death
Why killing you might be the least scary thing a game can do.
Joker's Last Laugh
Did you anticipate the big plot twist of Batman: Arkham City? Here's all the ways the game hid that secret from you while also rubbing your nose in it.
The Plot-Driven Door
You know how videogames sometimes do that thing where it's preposterously hard to go through a simple door? This one is really bad.
The Best of 2013
My picks for what was important, awesome, or worth talking about in 2013.
PC Gaming Golden Age
It's not a legend. It was real. There was a time before DLC. Before DRM. Before crappy ports. It was glorious.