The Future of Pokemon Go: Will It Survive Past Winter?

Pokemon Go has been wildly successful in it’s first week. The app is estimated to have generated $1.6 Million in revenue per day, with an estimated 7.5 million downloads, according to the analytics company Sensor Tower. The success of the game even resulted in Nintendo’s stock price increasing by 30% over a 5 day period. From… Read More »

Comcast Refuses to Recall A Known Defective Model of Routers

I work as for a small business that provides IT support to local small businesses and residential customers. This week, I was given what seems like a simple task- set up a wireless printer/scanner. It should have been very simple- download the print driver from HP’s website, install it, change default printers for their programs… Read More »

Intel is Looking to Fight $1.2 Billion EU Antitrust Fine Once Again

Intel is making yet another attempt to overturn the 1.08 Billion Euro($1.2 Billion USD) fine they received over an anti-trust case regarding attempts to monopolize CPU sales to computer manufacturers. Intel claims that the “2009 EU fine was unfair, wrong, and formalistic”.  Two years ago, the EU General Court rejected their appeal, and now Intel is once… Read More »

A Look at Tera’s Upcoming Content

“Aces Wild” Update- July 2016 Tera’s North American publisher has created a page with details regarding Tera’s upcoming July update. The page will be updated every Tuesday with more information regarding the upcoming patch. Gameforge, Tera’s European publisher, has released an article regarding what their patch 45 update will contain. The NA and EU builds tend to… Read More »

Black Desert’s Valencia Expansion is Launching On June 1st

Daum has just announced that Black Deserts upcoming Expansion, the Valencia region, is being released on June 1st. Valencia is a Desert-based region with unique gameplay elements. To survive the harsh conditions of the desert, players must utilize crafted drinks in order to avoid debuffs from the dangerous weather conditions of the desert. During the day… Read More »

Tera Online is Coming to PS4 And Xbox One

Bluehole Studios, the Korean game development company behind Tera Online, has created a job listing indicating that Tera Online is coming to the Xbox One and Playstation 4. The listing seeks out a Technical Lead for porting Tera to Consoles, as well as leading further console game development in the future. The listing describes a… Read More »

How Manipulative Design is Ruining Modern MMORPGs

To many, including myself, playing MMORPGs has began to feel like a chore. Despite this feeling, many of us still end up playing them every day. What is it exactly that keeps us voluntarily committing our time to gameplay we’ve grown to dislike? Aren’t games supposed to be played for fun? As someone who has experienced… Read More »