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Initial Thoughts on OnLive

This morning I found, sitting in my inbox, an invitation to join OnLive, the new video game streaming service that launched at the end of E3 last week.  The basic idea is OnLive runs the games on powerful machines sitting in their datacenters scattered all over the country, and stream the video to you via...

A Beginners Guide to Galaxy Forge

Introduction Sins of a Solar Empire is an incredibly robust RT4X strategy game that allows you to grow your empire and conquer the galaxy. Games can last hours, weeks or even months. To start you off, Sins comes with dozens of pre-built maps, 3 sizes of randomized maps and a sophisticated in-game map...

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...