The Importance of Lists  If you’re anything like me, you have a less than perfect memory, and it only gets worse when you are faced with a barrage of things to do, fix, test, submit etc.  The problem is, it really turns into a self-sustaining issue because the more you get tossed at you, the more you can forget to end up...
Halo 3: The Detroit Launch Party Today the media beast that is Halo 3 was officially unleashed upon the world.  Gamers everywhere are scrambling to their local Best Buy/WalMart/EB Games to snag a copy.  I heard that you could even buy the game at 7/11 convenience stores.  Crazy. While I’m a PC Gamer primarily, I had the opportunity...
Bad Console-to-PC Ports: Why Bother? Any PC gamer who’s been around for the last several years knows the pain of the bad Console-to-PC port.  It started as a slow, creeping sort of death, with the universally bad Final Fantasy ports, but has gained speed as the industry shifts from PC to console as the primary gaming platform. These...
Weird Gizmo: The Transparent Toaster One appliance that just hasn’t kept up with the times is the toaster.  Sure, you’d think that there wasn’t much you could improve on such a device outside of it having a setting that manages to not reduce a slice of bread to a sheet of charcoal, but you’d be wrong!  In...
Digg – Group Think & Failing Through Success It’s a Web 2.0 world, where the individual user is king, and where users in masses are considered the authoritative voice on any topic they lend their numbers to.  Crowdsourcing, harnessing the collective brainpower of the masses, 10,000 geeks can’t be wrong! The basic idea is that given enough...
Metroid Prime 3: Corruption – First Thoughts With the long Labor Day weekend, I was able to get in some quality gaming time, something I’ve been missing in recent months (damn job, taking up all my time!).  To fill the weekend, I borrowed a coworker’s copy of Metroid Prime 3: Corruption for the Wii. Now, it’s important to note that I...