• Gamer Girlfriend: Candy Corn Games

    Try to recall the last time you found yourself playing a new game that—for whatever reason—just wasn't all that great. It shouldn't take you too long to think of one. It's happened to all of us. P

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    What the Crap?: Difficulty Settings and Modes

    Why, cruel videogame industry, are we forced to play Goldilocks when sitting down to play our games? Games all have their own ideas of what Easy and Hard mean, have different rewards (and sometime none at all) for choosing a more difficult setting, and really produce a schism in groups of people who say they've beaten a game. I really don't care if you've beaten the game on "Super Easy," you shmuck!

  • Versus Mode: Negativity, Videogames as Art, Guitar Hero’s Death, and More

    GC writers Mark Freedman and Stuart Gipp discuss negativity in gaming, videogames as art, the death of Guitar Hero, and more.

  • Gamer Girlfriend: An Obscure Prestige Class, Indeed

    Well, it’s official: after ten months of planning, organizing, coordinating, arranging, rearranging, and generally unleashing my Bridezilla Fury upon the world, I have finally attained the status of Gamer Wife. Along with the accompanying name changes and the addition of a new ring to the third finger of my left hand, I’ve noticed that the attainment of this obscure prestige class has caused a noticeable shift in how I view myself. Not only am I now the wife of a gamer, I can no longer deny that I myself have some “more-than-casual” gaming tendencies.

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