My column this week is on the difficulties of porting. I hope it doesn’t come off like I’m making excuses for lousy ports. Yes, porting is a massive pain in the ass, but you still need to do it and you need to be thorough if you’re going to ask for 60 dollarsOr in Australia: $60 and a kidney. for your videogame entertainment product.
Basically: Do it right, and I’ll do my best to help people feel sorry for all the hard work you had to do. Sell me a broken game and I’ll drag you over the coals.
On a totally unrelated note: As of the writing, Arkham Knight has still not returned to the PC after being pulled by Warner Brothers.
 Or in Australia: $60 and a kidney.
Batman: Arkham City
A look back at one of my favorite games. The gameplay was stellar, but the underlying story was clumsy and oddly constructed.
Overused Words in Game Titles
I scoured the Steam database to figure out what words were the most commonly used in game titles.
The Strange Evolution of OpenGL
Sometimes software is engineered. Sometimes it grows organically. And sometimes it's thrown together seemingly at random over two decades.
So what happens when a SOFTWARE engineer tries to review hardware? This. This happens.
Why I Hated Resident Evil 4
Ever wonder how seemingly sane people can hate popular games? It can happen!