Quick Start: City of Heroes – Homecoming

Lords, ladies, lads and lasses, I am Vinni the Troll and I have good news for you. The capes are back. City of Heroes shut down roughly 7 years ago and it has been resurrected by a devoted fan base. How much will this cost you? Nothing. How can you get into the game? WithContinue reading “Quick Start: City of Heroes – Homecoming”

Loot Boxes and the FTC

Loot boxes. Any gamer know what that means. FREE STUFF! Or is it? So, for some games you can purchase loot boxes and/or get them from completing objectives in the game. In Overwatch, you get them when you level up, get so many arcade wins, or buy them with your hard earned cash. Loot boxesContinue reading “Loot Boxes and the FTC”

Gaming News: Black Friday Edition

Hey everyone! It’s November which means it’s almost time for gorging ourselves on Thanksgiving… oh, and that little thing called Black Friday! I’ve found the deals going on this year at Target, Best Buy, Wal-Mart, etc and I’ve laid out the specs for you. Whether you are looking for games or a new console makeContinue reading “Gaming News: Black Friday Edition”

Gaming News: Halloween Events in Games 2018

Hey everyone! It’s my FAVORITE time of year! October! Halloween! Black cats and Vampires roam! And hopefully they find their way into our favorite games! I know that all year I look forward to Halloween events so I thought I’d share a few that have great looks and fun stuffs to do! First up, Fortnite.Continue reading “Gaming News: Halloween Events in Games 2018”

Bitcoin Mining: How it Affects PC Gamers

If you’re like me, you hear the word “Bitcoin” and automatically think “huh?” As far as I was concerned, bitcoin was an online cryptocurrency that had nothing to do with anything I was interested in. A friend of mine told me a few years ago to invest in it, but that’s not really my strongContinue reading “Bitcoin Mining: How it Affects PC Gamers”

Facebook Introduces Monetized Streaming Service for Gaming

Facebook is throwing their hat in the game streaming ring and hoping to compete against established video streaming services like Twitch and YouTube.  In case you’ve been living in a cave the last few years, game streaming is a unique medium where viewers watch people play games.  It has become big business for streaming services,Continue reading “Facebook Introduces Monetized Streaming Service for Gaming”

Can Beleaguered Wizard World Continue into 2018?

Financial woes have plagued pop culture convention host company Wizard World for the last few years and 2017 is no exception. Wizard World’s quarterly report (released 11/14/17) shows that the comic convention runner is still in financial trouble, down about $1 million for the same quarter last year and almost $4.5 million for the year. InContinue reading “Can Beleaguered Wizard World Continue into 2018?”