The Problem With Achievement Points

I'll admit it that even though I have a pathetically low gamerscore, I'm looking forward to collecting more achievements while playing games on my XBOX 360.   However, some achievements are not even worth the effort, as this post from GameLemon demonstrates. All the cheering and joy was suffice it to say, instantly diminished, when... Continue Reading →

Caring About The Prince of Persia

GameSetWatch - Column: 'Diamond in the Rough' : Caring About The Prince. A good review of the Prince of Persia, a game that I am currently playing.   The game has received a lot of flack in the gaming press for being too easy, but this article begs to differ: This Prince of Persia is... Continue Reading →

PS3 A Sinking Ship?

Sony's PS3 A Sinking Ship: Sales Plummet. Ouch.   I've had a Sony console for the past few generations, and I own a PSP now.   But like this article states, the PS3, at 400 bucks, is a long ways away from coming to my house. There's really only one option left for Sony to... Continue Reading →

Is grinding painful or therapuetic?

Generally, when we think of "grind", we often hear it in terms of the "daily grind," the necessary, but not always enjoyable effort that we have to earn a paycheck, perform our responsibilities, and just get to the day.   In Role Playing Games (RPGs), the word grind is used to define the process of... Continue Reading →

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