Ode to the Microsoft Zune: the Most Innovative Media Player

The underrated Microsoft Zune is often mocked by people who've never seen the device; yet the music lovers, lucky enough to have experienced the media player, fondly remember it for its groundbreaking ecosystem which was way ahead of its time.

TED Talks Praising The Positive Effects Of Video Games

Video games have a bad reputation: in the 80s, video games were supposed to make kids Satanists; in the 90s, mass killers; in the 2000s, sexists. A lot of people know about these pervasive and debunked myths yet very few know about all the ways video games engage with people and can make the world a better place.

The Most Innovative Third-Person Shooters You Haven't Played

Some games are simply unforgettable as they elevate and revolutionize the genre; the ones on this list are not. The third-person shooters listed below are games that had a lot of ideas ahead of their time but couldn't find mass appeal when released.

Understanding Why the PlayStation Vita Failed

When Sony teased a successor to its successful PlayStation Portable, no one could foresee that the Vita would end being unable to replicate the commercial success of its predecessor. As a happy owner of both a Vita and a Vita TV, here are some of the reasons why I believe Sony's handheld console couldn't make a place for itself in a portable gaming market in transition.

My Favorite Video Games of the Xbox 360 / PS3 Era

With the 7th generation of consoles coming to the end of its lifecycle, I am taking a look back at some of my favorite games for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. These are personal and quite short lists therefore some of your favorite games might be omitted; the last consoles generation was very prolific and there were so many good games

Embrace Your Geek Nostalgia by Getting Into Retro Gaming

Many old school gamers like me have fond memories of the games we grew up with. Retro gaming lets us experience some of them with friends who didn't get to. My interest for vintage games has been recently renewed and, to my surprise, the retro gaming scene has seen a remarkable growth; with it comes with a lot of good but also some bad. Here are some of the things I've recently experienced dwelling into it.

A Reflection on Art and Video Games

With the recent passing of Nintendo's Satoru Iwata, many mourners found solace contemplating his lifelong philosophy on game making, which is a gleaming allegory of the relationship between art, artists, and art lovers.

DigiBC's Panel Brings A Lot Of Ideas Forward To #LevelUp The Gaming Industry But Forgot One Tiny Little Thing...

This week, I've been privileged to witness a very enthralling panel about the gaming industry organized by DigiBC, during which a few very thoughtful industry members discussed how the next billion dollar gaming phenomenon could be started in British Columbia.

A Few Reasons Why You Should Consider Hiring A Gamer

According to Symantec's chief operating officer and level 70 paladin, Stephen Gillett, being a World of Warcraft guild master is an exercise in leadership as his duties and responsibilities include: organizing dungeon raids, which requires mobilization of hundreds of guild members, managing the guild's virtual finances, as well as recruiting key talents the guild needs in order to prosper.