Category Archives: Mass Media

China takes a loss, lapdog Blizzard is still a problem

Blizzard apologized with their actions, but not their words. That’s… something. Let me be very clear about what the words and actions mean before I dive into what I think of it all. China, via Blizzard, reduced the penalty, which … Continue reading

Posted in Mass Media, Random, Rant, World of Warcraft | 4 Comments

Blizzard picked a side, I’ve picked mine

Blizzard recently banning a Hearthstone player due to a statement they made about Hong Kong has now put me in a personal quandary. On the one hand I’m really enjoying WoW Classic and want to keep playing. On the other … Continue reading

Posted in Inquisition Clan, Mass Media, Random, Site update, World of Warcraft | 30 Comments

WoW Classic and TFT, by the numbers

Lets talk numbers on a late Friday afternoon! First up is info from Riot on the success of Team Fight Tactics, the non-WoW game that I’m still playing heavily. The big number is that 33 million accounts play TFT a … Continue reading

Posted in Blogroll, League of Legends, Mass Media, World of Warcraft | 1 Comment

WoW Classic: I love the difficulty so much I installed a mod to remove it!

Reading some of the early reaction posts to WoW Classic has me mentality returning to the older days of this blog, specifically the thing where I pick apart another post because it always amuses me that people say how they … Continue reading

Posted in Mass Media, MMO design, Rant, World of Warcraft | 10 Comments

News review from E3 2019

Lots of news coming out of E3, so let’s talk about some of it. First up, Cyberpunk 2077 has Keanu in it, and is coming in 10 months. That’s doubly awesome. The game itself looks almost too good to be … Continue reading

Posted in Mass Media, Random, The Witcher | 3 Comments

Baldur’s Gate 3 announced, might be out in November?

Larian Studios, the people behind Divinity: Original Sin, have announced they are working on Baldur’s Gate 3, which will also be on Google’s Stadia streaming platform (a platform I have zero interest in). BG3 might also be a launch title, … Continue reading

Posted in Mass Media, Random

Epic Game Store exclusives I actually care about

In addition to more favorable rates for developers, a big differentiator from Steam for the Epic Games Store is exclusives. Exclusives overall annoy me because I don’t want more Steam-clones to browse, just like I don’t want more Netflix clones … Continue reading

Posted in Mass Media, Random, Rant, Steam Stuff | 9 Comments