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Parenting Milestone: The Day My Son Threw His First Hadoken

Parenting Milestone: The Day My Son Threw His First Hadoken

07.18.2014
I don't remember when my son started eating solid foods. I'm not entirely sure when it was that my son took his first steps. And sure,...
Your Unique Amalgam: On the Fluidity of Geekhood

Your Unique Amalgam: On the Fluidity of Geekhood

07.18.2014
I'm into a whole slew of traditionally-geeky things like Star Trek and Macs and Monty Python and the Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy. But...

The Faithful Shopper: Darling Dads

06.12.2014
Father's Day is Sunday and you're running out of time to make it special! Trust me, the fathers in your life do NOT need another tie, bottle...
My Name Is Kyle, and I'm a Nerd

My Name Is Kyle, and I'm a Nerd

05.19.2014
n locking away my inner nerd in some proverbial closet, I denied myself years of pleasure for no other reason than to fit in. Never again...
Hacker Heroes, Girl Gamers and Other Reasons to Love Geeky Romance

Hacker Heroes, Girl Gamers and Other Reasons to Love Geeky Romance

05.15.2014
I know, I know: Mark Zuckerberg is an unlikely sex symbol/romantic hero. But the young, successful tech entrepreneur is the hot new hero...
5 Online Games From Our Childhood That Were Totally Underrated

5 Online Games From Our Childhood That Were Totally Underrated

05. 8.2014
If you were born anytime in the 1990s or later, chances are you've spent a good amount of your childhood on the computer, playing online...

How Video Games Can Improve Dialogue on Mental Illness

04.18.2014
While there are strong arguments for the games' unique potential as vehicles for a deep, experiential understanding, it is our experience...

The Future of Nintendo's Consoles

04. 8.2014
The handheld market will likely always belong to Nintendo and could keep them afloat for a few more system failures, but consumers and...

Big Brand Game Companies See New Audience in Youngest Gamers

03.25.2014
Choosing to design themselves as either a dog or a cat, the child's character learns to interact with a group of fanciful on-screen animals...
Chewbacchus Mardi Gras Parade Awesomeness!

Chewbacchus Mardi Gras Parade Awesomeness!

02.25.2014
Because I have a girfriend who is a krewe co-captain, and several geek friends who are captains, parade mistresses and ChewbacchanAliens,...

Why Do We Love Video Games?

02.10.2014
"Games are providing rewards that reality is not. They are teaching and inspiring and engaging us in ways that reality is not. They are...
Know Thy Avatar: Good and Evil in the Gaming World

Know Thy Avatar: Good and Evil in the Gaming World

01.22.2014
It's all good fun. But is it possible that such complete immersion in novel and extraordinary identities might have unintended consequences?...
Proof Gamers CLEARLY Love Their Pizza

Proof Gamers CLEARLY Love Their Pizza

Drew Guarini  01. 9.2014
Some stereotypes are rooted in truth. Take for example the fact that gamers just love their pizza. Xbox 360 users bought $1 million worth...
Everything You Need To Know About The Xbox One

Everything You Need To Know About The Xbox One

Drew Guarini  11.20.2013
After an eight-year run and 80 million units sold, the sun has officially set on the Xbox 360. Waiting in the wings is the new Xbox One,...