So I stumbled on this cartoon the other day and it has really been bugging me. As a guy who does communications for some reviled industries, I have always said that every side of every issue has an equal right to tell their story and let the people decide.
The first big title for the Xbox One, and the latest challenger to the Call of Duty and Battlefield franchises, might just be the best first person shooter ever. It not only meets the hype head on, it beats it down and stomps on its face.
By providing only mediocre Internet for all, you prevent better services for some. That sounds well and good until you realize, as gamers should, that they NEED better services. This isn’t a random, fleeting desire. This is an absolute necessity.
One of my favorite bands is out with a new track. Top Notch, the new single from the upcoming album Cope is out now. Take a listen at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nswP4ydGYzo. They’ll be playing dates around the US this spring. Get dates here.
The Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit today struck down the FCC’s attempt to enshrine ‘net neutrality’ principles in law. Net neutrality is like much nanny state policy – it seems like a great idea on the surface, but when you dive in, it’s a giant mess. Today’s decision is a big win for online gamers.
Out in April, Mad Max looks to bring one of my favorite movie franchises (minus Thunderdome, which was just stupid) to the game console. I’ll be keeping a close eye on this one.
So Ubisoft requires a UPlay account for multiplayer on their games, and then this happened.
[W]e learned that data were illegally accessed from our account database, including user names, email addresses and encrypted passwords. … Unfortunately, no company or organization is completely immune to these kinds of criminal attacks.
That’s certainly true, but when you
Cable kicks off their annual Cable Show in Washington, DC today. The opening general session was kicked off by MC Hammer performing his hit 2 Legit 2 Quit.
It’s an interesting choice given the lyrics of the song.
Competitors who think they’re makin’ up all the rules, fools. In the game lame and insane. It’s a