Monthly Archives: September 2014

GamerGate: The Reckoning

Over the past several weeks a dedicated group of individuals have taken to Twitter to voice their outrage and frustration over current trends in the video game industry and journalism.

Some say they are simply a misogynist group of harassers hell-bent on pushing those who disagree with them out of the industry. People in the movement themselves claim they are fighting against corruption in the industry. Just like every story, there is some grain of truth to both sides. Continue reading

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Gamers: The Life We Lead

My journey into gaming started when I was five-years-old when my family got our first gaming console: a Super Nintendo. My love of games has only grown ever since. My gaming habits eventually migrated to PC being exposed to Tomb Raider, Freespace, Half Life, Thief, and the Elder Scrolls series to name a few.

Through my teen years, like many others, had a rough go with school and my home life while not bad still offered little relief in terms of stress. I knew at the end of the day I had gaming to rely on. As the internet became more prevalent I was able to connect with more people who shared my passion.
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