This happens all the time. No matter how epic the battle, once begun, the thing sounds more or less like a bingo game: People shout out numbers and other people get excited about them.
Quakecon 2012 Annotated
An interesting but technically dense talk about gaming technology. I translate it for the non-coders.
Internet News is All Wrong
Why is internet news so bad, why do people prefer celebrity fluff, and how could it be made better?
Games and the Fear of Death
Why killing you might be the least scary thing a game can do.
Could Have Been Great
Here are four games that could have been much better with just a little more work.
Resident Evil 4
Who is this imbecile and why is he wandering around Europe unsupervised?