Tag: video games

  • Best LAN Party Games in 2019

    We had our LAN party and it was grand. Online play can only replicate so much of the experience of gaming together. There are still plenty of good LAN games, here’s what we played: Alien Swarm – A great 4 player co-op game from the Left 4 Dead team, we had 2 games going. It’s […]

  • LAN Party Game Suggestions?

    What are the best PC games for LAN parties right now? I am #blessed to have a group of friends that gets together for a yearly LAN. There is a magical synergy that occurs when everyone is playing the same game together, with no splinter factions. I would love to get any suggestions on cheap/free […]

  • “Up and running”

    Xbox Live has a funny definition of “Up and running.” As of 7:00pm on Dec 29, 2007 their status message read: Status: Up and running Users may experience issues performing transactions dependent on Windows Live ID availability including but not limited to Xbox 360 and Zune account creation, renewal, recovery, all DMP transactions, and logging […]

  • Lester Bangs, Chuck Klosterman and Video Games

    When I saw Chuck Klosterman’s Esquire piece The Lester Bangs of Video Games on various linkblogs, I ignored it for two reasons. The first is that I assumed it probably didn’t have anything to say that The New Games Journalism didn’t say a year ago; the second is that I didn’t realize Chuck Klosterman wrote […]