Gaming and Safe Sex

Game Writer Central Welcomes Michelle B. To Our Game Writing Team Michelle, our new game writer, will be making her first splash here soon with an interview of one of the owners at Pinballz, an independent videogame arcade that’s making a serious go of it in these tough times. In fact, Pinballz opened in November […]

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The Videogaming Dentist

Videogames for Dental Work Gaming for drilling? This game writer doesn’t know how he feels about this one. Saw it on Craigslist in October 2009 and have held on to it until now to protect the innocent. Also I didn’t want to post too much on Game Writer Central and spoil all you faithful readers […]

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Thinking About Lara Croft

Tomb Raider Is Back I suppose it’s time to throw a little love Lara’s way. There’s a new Tomb Raider reboot brewing, and the Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light third-person downloadable game prospering (#2 in DLC at the Playstation Store). I’m happy that the execs have recognized that this gaming icon still has […]

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A Brain-Training Break

Brain-training games may be jumping the proverbial shark right now, or maybe they’re simply regrouping for a renaissance. Either way, we thought you’d appreciate a few brain puzzlers to break up your week. We’ll post the answers in a few days. Before Mount Everest was discovered, what was the tallest mountain on Earth? A child […]

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One of the Best MMORPG Info Sites

Finding the Best MMORPG Are you too time-constrained to figure out the best MMORPG for your gaming happiness? The Game Writer Central crew is sending a shout-out to WhatMMORPG.com, a very useful and noteworthy resource. Even figuring out the basics of MMORPG play can be a huge timesink. Who wants to wade through all the marketing fluff […]

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Free Videogames at Game Over Videogames

Free Videogame Deal This Weekend Texas’ own Game Over Videogames — a great resource for any gamer, especially anyone who loves vintage games — is having a remarkable free videogame deal on football games of all eras this coming weekend. If you live in Austin, Sunset Valley, Round Rock, or San Antonio, find your local […]

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The Stupidest Names in Videogames

by the Game Writer Guy Honoring the Stupid Writers and readers, let’s face it. The grimy menage a trois of videogames, science fiction, and comic books has spawned some really stupid character names. Of course, I love all that stuff, and a lot of the writers and directors in the field have sired visionary work […]

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Xbox LIVE Gold: Free for a Weekend

Free Xbox LIVE Gold Status for a Limited Time Xbox LIVE users, get on the stick. Microsoft’s announced that the premium status Xbox LIVE Gold status is being extended to all Xbox LIVE users on the weekend of January 28th to the 31st, 2011. It’s kind of a “you didn’t spend enough on Christmas, so […]

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Game Writer’s Deal Alert: 75% Off at Amazon

Your Friendly Game Writer Brings Year-End Dealz So… if you’re thinking of picking up GTA4, Bioshock 2, Dragon Age Origins, Mass Effect 2, or a variety of other PC blockbusters, you might want to eyeball Amazon’s year-end game downloads. They’re up to 75% off for a limited time. The big shockers are $5 each for […]

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LOTR Conquest: Tolkien-Flavored Cheese

Rapidfire Review: Lord of the Rings Conquest Some quick game designer’s observations about this PS3 game. This thing is hilarious. Yes, unintentionally hilarious, but I give Pandemic points for making the formula easily digestible. Admittedly, I’m kind of fond of Pandemic because they’re kind of scrappy and they did a solid job with Star Wars […]

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