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How A Successful Kickstarter Lost Half A Million Dollars

The world of crowdfunding is full of projects that never quite deliver what they have promised, but how often does a half-million-dollar Kickstarter simply disappear?


Destiny Is A Reminder That The Best Video Games 'Feel Good'

I don’t even know what it means, and I don’t even know how to describe it, but the best video games simply ‘feel good’.

Destiny ‘feels good’.


Final Fantasy Fan Translation Has Become A Fiasco

Last week, the creators of an unofficial English translation for the role-playing game Final Fantasy Type-0 announced that they were taking down the patch and all blog posts associated with it.


10 World Of Warcraft Mysteries

Four expansion packs later, there are still some unsolved mysteries out there that plague World of Warcraft. DDGuides’s here with 10 of them compiled into an entertaining video.


An Idiot In Azeroth Part Four: I Am No Longer A Tourist

When I was 19 years old I lived in New York for three months. The largest city I had ever visited previously was Glasgow, population: 500,000. Tiny in comparison.

For the first week I wandered New York City with my head pinned to the sky, the back of my skull glued to the base of my neck. Complete awe. This place. The scale of it. The possibilities. It’s a miracle I didn’t get robbed.

I’ll never forget my last day in the city.


Like Playing Assassin's Creed In Real Life

Ubisoft has created an official Assassin’s Creed obstacle course minus any bales of hay or annoying guards. You can run through it at San Diego Comic-Con next week (location info here). Cool or not? What do you think?


How To Beat 400 Games In 4.5 Years

In January of 2010, I decided to change my outlook on how I manage my gaming time, how I collect games, and how I contend with the nemesis that so many gamers share: the dreaded backlog.


Alien Isolation's Worst (Best) Aspect: The Unpredictable Alien

One thing I noticed playing Alien Isolation was its unpredictability. Multiple replays showed the alien and other characters never did the same thing twice, which is entirely the point, explains creative lead Alistair Hope.


Yep, Swatting Is Still The Dumbest 'Prank' Around

Jerks continue to waste everyone’s time — and risk people’s lives — by getting the cops to raid the homes of unsuspecting, innocent gamers. We and other outlets have covered “swatting” incidents. Now Phoenix, Arizona station 12 News is on the case too.


The 10 Worst Things About Building A New Gaming PC

Building a gaming PC can be difficult and stressful. There are a thousand things that can go wrong, and any one of them could wind up costing hundreds of dollars. And yet we do it anyway. Why? Lord only knows.