Right now there’s this debate going on about the performance of the PS4 compared to the Xbox One. I don’t own either console, but I have spent mare than my share of time fussing with framerate and resolution, both as a consumer and a developer. So my column this week is a primer on the topic that will hopefully give people a sense of perspective before they beat each other to death with charts and graphs of benchmarking results.
And just informally: How many of us are console gamers? I know I lean pretty hard towards the PC, simply because it’s most convenient for me to game at my computer (where I don’t need to share) than in the living room (where I share with four other people) and because PC gaming is far cheaperProvided that – like me – that you would own a gaming-capable PC whether you played games on it or not.. I wonder how much of this impacts the shape of our community here.
Hang on, let’s find out. Let me find one of those free survey things and we can settle this:
Yes, I know it’s not scientific. But it’s useful and I’m curious.
EDIT: Or maybe this poll is just broken? This is the fourth one I tried, with the previous ones being various flavors of horrible. This entire endeavor is feeling very “Amateur hour in the Internet of 1998” right now. Ah well. I’m tired of watching these half-ass websites try and fail at this simple task.
 Provided that – like me – that you would own a gaming-capable PC whether you played games on it or not.
The story of me. If you're looking for a picture of what it was like growing up in the seventies, then this is for you.
A Star is Born
Remember the superhero MMO from 2009? Neither does anyone else. It was dumb. So dumb I was compelled to write this.
The Witch Watch
My first REAL published book, about a guy who comes back from the dead due to a misunderstanding.
What is Piracy?
It seems like a simple question, but it turns out everyone has a different idea of right and wrong in the digital world.
Overused Words in Game Titles
I scoured the Steam database to figure out what words were the most commonly used in game titles.