Taking the “Play” out of “PlayStation Network”

All I wanted to do was play some arcade X-Men with an Internet superstar. Instead, I got “maintenance messages” and shattered dreams. And by shattered dreams, I mean we played Soul Calibur IV instead. It was the closest equivalent I could find in terms of “just mash buttons” gameplay. So, what’s up with the “maintenance” … Read more

When I think about the relationship between traditional media and gaming, it’s hard to find a better case study than the Mass Effect series. Mass Effect has been on my mind a lot recently, what with the recent release of Mass Effect 2 on PlayStation 3, as well as the fact that I just finished …