To understand why I’m writing about corruption in eSports and why I’m so passionate about this topic you need to put yourself in my shoes…
Category Archives: Rants
Destiny 2 – How to avoid downloading 50GB… AGAIN.
I want to address the ridiculous scenario we find ourselves in regarding Destiny 2 and the Blizzard to Steam migration and how you can copy your existing files to save yourself a lot of time.Continue reading
“Toxicity” in gaming – a rant.
“The League community is soooooo toxic!”
“I don’t play DotA any more. Too much toxicity.”
“OMG, that player said “gay”, he’s so toxic!”
You want to know what’s toxic? Your pathetic inability to harden the fuck up and /ignore someone. THAT is what’s toxic.
Why the Microsoft Windows Store sucks
A lot of people are already aware the Microsoft Windows Store sucks, but just how much does it suck? Well you’re about to find out. Once again, I find myself absolutely baffled at just how out of touch Microsoft is with the average computer user.
Beta: Glorified demo
Don’t be fooled by the hype. You’re not getting exclusive early access to a private beta test. You’re playing a demo.
Target ban on GTA V sets a dangerous precedent
Target’s ban on Grand Theft Auto V is just another example of political correctness gone insane. This week Target in Australia (Sharing many similarities, however not affiliated with Target of North America) pulled GTA V from it’s shelves because of an online petition.
Yes, you read that correctly. An online petition actually did something.
Pointless RPG progression systems in games
Thanks to the current trend of RPG progression systems in modern games, we’re seeing games that aren’t getting harder as you progress through the game. In fact, they’re getting a lot easier.
The social justice cancer spreading through games media
In the past couple of years there has been a lot of talk of sexism in the gaming industry. In light of current events (The Zoe Quinn scandal), I’d like to write my thoughts on the matter. Rather than focus on the corruption of gaming journalism, I’d like to focus on another cancer spreading through the games media…
The myth of girl gamers and other demographic studies
Anyone involved in serious discussion about gaming will often hear that “almost 50% of gamers are female”. Anyone actually involved in gaming will quite simply say “bullshit”. In this article I’m going to dismantle some demographic myths perpetuated over and over again. Next time someone gives you a misleading statistic, link them to this article and perhaps you’ll educate them.
Deep Down – Supposed “sexism” in the gaming industry
TW: Logic. Facts.
So I read an article yesterday that really annoyed me about the supposed “sexism” in the gaming industry all because the upcoming Deep Down won’t have a playable female character in it. Let’s look into this a little further, since this story has been gaining a lot of attention…