Episode 73: Right, Wrong, and Everything In Between: On Ethics in Video Games (“Save As” to download or head over to iTunes to subscribe) The episode where we talk about ethics in and around games.
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The other day in my job search seminar class we discussed a topic that seems to make a lot of job-seeking, soon-to-be-graduates flinch: the increasing emphasis recruiters and employers place upon potential candidates’ social media pages. Of course this isn’t anything new, and a rather large number of the class seemed to have already planned […]
This morning, I stumbled across a thread in the Gamer’s Lounge on Slickdeals.net called How to Find Gamers in your Age Bracket. I clicked on it thinking I might find some ideas on finding gamers my own age, but when I realized the thread was from a mother (or father) wondering how to help her […]
I didn’t have a scheduled power hour review this week, but I thought this time I’d talk about my experiences with the Elder Scrolls Online beta this past weekend. At first I hated it, then it grew on me, and now I’m even dreaming about it. I can’t wait until it’s official launch April 4th. […]
I can’t recall what exactly what drew me to sign up for Thief for my Power Hour Review. The trailer certainly is awesome. Watching it I get nostalgic for Kingdoms of Amular and Fable. It seems like it is going to be one of those big story games. Fighting evil, kicking ass, and most likely […]
The advertisements that appear on the sidebars of Facebook pages are creepy. It’s true for a number of reasons. For instance I’ve heard stories passed around of people – specifically “edgy” looking girls – who have posted pictures on their personal social media pages only to have their faces wind up on ads from everything […]
Consoles have been on my mind for most of this year with the announcement and then release of the PS4 and Xbox One. Initially, I pre-ordered the Xbox One, but then wanted more time to think about it, so I canceled. For me, the lack of games, lack of backward compatibility, and the steep price […]
So its no secret that the Lego games are a big deal in my house. Some of them have even been purchased multiple times so that mama can play them on her handhelds while also playing them cooperatively on the full sized consoles with Pea. We have played Lego games from the first Indiana Jones […]
Please fine NYMG’s official Twitch Stream at twitch.tv/nymg This evening (Saturday Feb 22) from 4-6pm [edit, actually from 12:30-2:30] Alex will be Twitch streaming Hearthstone. Please join in and check it out! This past week has been filled with a lot of gaming. No, not Lego Movie (because I beat that, maddeningly quickly). My new […]
Episode 72: Lady Legs and Tentacle Monsters: What Will You Do for a Game? (“Save As” to download or head over to iTunes to subscribe) The episode where we talk about the things that we are willing to put up with (or not) in order to play games. A fun and thought provoking episode.