The price is right for the nintendo switch’s online service

The Price is Right for the Nintendo Switch’s Online Service

While Nintendo has kept fairly quiet about the Switch’s online service, fans have been pretty vocal on the matter. Sure, some details were released (and not all of them satisfying), but a crucial question hadn’t been answered barely over a month before launch. How much will this service cost? The president of Nintendo in Japan finally…

Keep your eye on the app store

Keep Your Eye on the App Store

If you enjoy playing games on your smartphone or tablet, then along with millions of others you are riding a multi-million dollar wave. Over the last ten years things have changed dramatically with the development of new games incorporating touchscreen design on both Android and iOS. Be aware that although many of these games are…

Tales of an average online gamer 4: armchair management

Tales of an Average Online Gamer 4: Armchair Management

I’ve spoken at length on here before of the traditional forms of multiplayer online gaming, but what if you’re more armchair general than infantry leader? Because there’s one area of online gaming I have been tangentially involved with for a few years now, and that’s sports management. Blackout Rugby is a freemium rugby management game,…

What’s with all the launch issues?

What’s With All The Launch Issues?

Hey there, ladies and gents. Let’s talk about Grand Theft Auto Online. More specifically, let’s talk about how the launch of GTA V’s multiplayer component was, for all intents and purposes, an absolute disaster–enough so that Rockstar is actually offering in-game reparations for affected players. Some people couldn’t access the servers. Others couldn’t do anything once…

Wild About Wildstar

1-1-1-2-1-3-1-1-1. What’s that you ask? A password? Some sort of secret code? NOPE. That’s just you, playing any old MMORPG. Aren’t you tired of that? I know I am! Hotkey based MMOs seem a little outdated to me. While I’m still a fan of Star Wars: The Old Republic (though my attention toward the game…