Browsing all articles by RurouniQ.

Why Yes, I’ll Buy That: Sid Meier’s Pirates Released for iPad

    Every now and then a game gets re-released or dropped in price, something that makes one turn one’s head. At a time such as this, it’s difficult not to say: “Why yes, I’ll buy that. Thank you for offering.” Today, Sid Meier’s Pirates was re-released for the iPad. It is available for $3.99 [...]

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How the Next Generation of Gaming May Blow Your Mind

It’s coming. And it’s sooner than you think. No, I’m not talking about premature ejaculation. Get your mind out of the gutter, you sick fuck! I’m talking about the next generation of home game consoles. The rumor mill is working overtime lately on the upcoming systems, although most of the “unconfirmed” information is flying around [...]

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Fun with Flash! Cursed Treasure Level Pack

    So unless you’ve been living under a rock the past 10 days (and I know some of you have, I’m looking at you, Marcelo), you probably know there’s been a bitchin’ Steam Sale going on. Most of the games that can be found on Steam have been on sale, for at least 25% [...]

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Celebrate Independence Day with Brent Spiner… and the Rest of the Crew

    We will not go quietly into the night! We will not vanish without a fight! We’re going to live on! We’re going to survive! Today we celebrate… our Independence Day! And in doing so, we remember Brent Spiner, who tragically died on July 4th, 1996, when an alien he was dissecting regained consciousness and [...]

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Who the Hell Do We Think We Are?

      Hold on, party people. It’s about to get all sorts of meta up in herre. DJ RQ be flippin’ the wax, layin’ out da DL, givin’ you a press op-ed article on press opinions. Word. So I’ll be honest with you. This is the big, bad, secret that the gaming press doesn’t [...]

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Impressions: Transformers Dark of the Moon

      First off, I should lead by saying that this game does not suck. It says something, really, that I have to state this outright. I mean, we’re dealing with multiple factors here: the legacy of “Transformers Revenge of the Fallen,” not to mention movie games in general. There’s the gaming industry’s past [...]

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Games of E3: Star Trek

      To call myself a Trekkie would be a sheer understatement; the term Trekologist more closely applies. Hell, I once ran a Star Trek Online podcast on this very site. With the exception of Enterprise (which is more of a war crime than anything), if it’s Trek, it is immediately absorbed in massive qualities [...]

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E3 2011: Sony vs. Nintendo, and a Fan’s Ethical Dilemma

I don’t know what’s what anymore. Everything I know is wrong. Black is white, up is down, short is long. I just don’t… Alright, I’m descending into depression here. Let me just tell you what’s going on inside my sad little mind. Let’s Tarantino this shit – start at the end at work our way [...]

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Because You Requested It: Elder Scrolls V Skyrim at E3 2011

User Don Jaime asked us to cover The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, and here’s what we found out. Bethesda gave us a 20 minute demo of Skyrim, running on the Xbox 360, and it is easily one of the most gorgeous games we’ve ever seen. Walking through the countryside, individual plants dot the hillsides, single [...]

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Nintendo Press Conference Liveblog

Nintendo E3 2011 Presser Liveblog

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Sony Press Conference Live Blog

Sony E3 2011 Presser Liveblog

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Get Your Big 3 Liveblogs Here!

Yes, we are liveblogging the Big 3 press conferences! Hit the jump to see some nifty little blocks that will let you sign up for email reminders when the events start! We’ll also be liveblogging from the show floor as well, so look forward to our continuing coverage!

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E3 Memories: E3 2005

Wow, take a look at that countdown clock over there on the right! We’re getting prett-y close to E3 2011, aren’t we folks? Don’t forget to request your customized coverage over at this article! All you have to do is comment, and you don’t even have to sign up first! In the meantime, I’d like [...]

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Happy Geek Pride Day!

Today is May 25, and guess what? It’s Geek Pride Day! Never mind that it sounds like it was drafted by the LGBT movement. Today is the day in which geeks around the world are encouraged to take pride in who they are, and to not be ashamed of that which makes them homo superior. [...]

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6 Ways to Game Up for the Apocalypse

Soooo… Yup. … Well. This is awkward. I don’t know what to say, Jesus. I mean, some guy said you were gonna show up to party Saturday night, and then you didn’t, and we were all like “Hey dude, you sure about this?” and he was all like, “Yeah yeah, I got this note from [...]

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Padinga.com Offering User-Customized Coverage of E3

Time is running out to submit your entry! Do you ever get frustrated at the E3 coverage offered by gaming sites? Sure, there’s a lot to cover, but they never quite seem to answer the burning questions YOU have, do they? It’s just around the corner, running June 7-9 (with the Big 3 holding conferences [...]

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Oh come ON!!!

Really, Sony? REALLY?? Multiple sites are reporting that Sony has suffered yet ANOTHER compromise. The new password reset system that Sony erected after bringing PSN back up from its historical multi-million-account compromise has already been… well, compromised. Any misanthropic individual who knows your PSN ID, date of birth, and email address could compromise your PSN [...]

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Review: Lego Pirates of the Caribbean

Review: Lego Pirates of the Caribbean
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(This review was completed on the Xbox 360 version. Please note that the Windows release is due out on May 24.) Avast! Thar may be some of ye out there who have not yet played a bloody Lego franchise game… Ye scurvy sons of wenches, this be an unacceptable course! *COUGH COUGH* Ok, enough with [...]

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RurouniQ’s E3 Predictions 2011

It’s that time again, folks! The magic clock on the wall tells us it’s time again for Howdy Doo… I mean, E3! T-minus 29 days, as of writing. Woooooo! Yeeeahh! Alright bro! Fuck yeah! *Fist bump* *Chest bump* *Head butt* *Beer bong* Ok, now that we’ve gotten that out of our system… It’s time for [...]

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The 7 Evil Exes of D&D

  You ever been through a serious relationship only to have it end in a nasty breakup? Sure you have. Months later, what happens? You find yourself, like it or not, still saying their phrases, emulating their gestures, repeating their habits. You are marked, influenced; they are a part of you, however small a part, [...]

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