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  • CosBlog #13: Irenes by Xero

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    Fanboys (and girls) are a special breed in the gaming world. With their zealous enthusiasm they single-handedly have the ability to make or break games, breathe life back into flailing franchises and (if they use their powers for evil) start flame wars... More
  • Hip-Hop/Video Game Flashback 2: “Proto Culture” by Del tha Funkee Homosapian

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    Del tha Funkee Homosapian jumped on the scene way back in 1991, after writing some lyrics for his cousin Ice Cube’s side-project Da Lench Mob. Along with his Bay Area crew the Heiroglyphics , the man basically helped establish West Coast as a hot... More
  • AI Sliders: Questionable Intelligence

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    Not too long ago I ran across a sports developer I know eating lunch at Wendy's. After chatting about what games we were playing, and in between mouthfuls of the double Baconator combo I was eating, we talked about AI sliders in sports games. You... More
  • Reader Bytes: Assassin's Creed II Theories

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    The end of Assassin's Creed II turned my brain into a conspiracy theory generator. A month has passed since I finished this amazing game, and I still find myself daydreaming about the next installment. What is the apple? Who are Adam and Eve? Was... More
  • Dan Humiliated, Chokes On His Own Hubris

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    This Dan guy sure thinks a lot of himself . As far as I can tell, Dan's hobbies include the following: 1: Telling stories about his father. 2: Reminiscing about old pro-wrestling matches. 3: Trying to casually slip references about the state of Kansas... More
  • Autosave Rage

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    Why do RPG developers ask us to lose ourselves in their immersive creations, then punish us for forgetting to pull ourselves out of the world to save every 10 minutes?!

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  • My New Year's Gaming Resolution: Filling In The Gaps

    Most everyone is familiar with the idea of a New Year’s resolution, but for the last few years I’ve tried to create very specific gaming resolutions to attempt to live up to. For example, two years ago my resolution was to have purchased every... More
  • Want To Mess With Your Parents? Use Technology They Don't Understand

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    My dad has told me numerous times that I have an uncanny ability to mess with people, and unfortunately for him a lot of my efforts are directed his way. He took a nap yesterday and I decided to pass the time by exploiting his lack of technology knowledge to give him a good scare.

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  • The Story Of The Shy Gamers

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    I attended a holiday party this last weekend and noticed something startling. My friend had asked me to bring over Rock Band, so I did. When I got to his house there were already a couple dozen people milling about. It was time to get the party’s... More
  • Two Of This Generation's Worst Games

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    Sometimes my job really sucks. Go ahead and laugh if you must. Yes, I know that I have a dream job, and yes, I know that there are far worse occupations out there. But with that said, I dare any of you to play Rogue Warrior or Raven Squad for three consecutive... More
  • My Top Media Fives

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    At the end of every year, all of the radio stations, websites, newspapers and magazines build top 10 lists for whatever they cover. And yes, as you can expect like we do every year, Game Informer will also have our own top 10 lists. But I thought, hey... More
  • Things In My Mom's House That I Don't Understand

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    Considering that I don't ever plan on living in a place with anything fancier than white walls and a couch for playing video games on, I might as well be visiting Jupiter when I walk into my mom's house. Here are a few of the items that especially confounded me.

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