Archive:  April, 2011

PSA: Don’t Be Lazy With Your Data

PSA: Don’t Be Lazy With Your Data

Written by (@johncatuira) on April 29, 2011 in Opinion

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No doubt many of you have read about the PlayStation Network being down. You should also know that Sony admits that the personal information of PlayStation Network subscribers have been compromised. While the details are listed on the official PlayStation Blog and repeated in the mainstream and gaming press, there are some questions gamers need… Read More »


Ch-ch-ch-changes: How my hobby followed me through my biggest life change

Ch-ch-ch-changes: How my hobby followed me through my biggest life change

Written by (@etdragon) on April 26, 2011 in Opinion

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I realize there are a great deal of you reading this who may not know who I am.  I feel like I should at least introduce myself to you before I drop the story of the last year of my life in your lap.  My name is Elaine, I’m 28 years old, married, an engineer,… Read More »


PSN Outage Day 6: It Only Does Offline – UPDATE

PSN Outage Day 6: It Only Does Offline – UPDATE

Written by (@johncatuira) on April 25, 2011 in Opinion

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As I scratch a sixth hash mark on my glossy PlayStation 3 phat, I begin to wonder when the PlayStation Network will be back up. I, like others I know, bought Portal 2 for the PS3 specifically for the Steam connectivity and the complimentary copy for the PC. A shame I can’t sync my Steam… Read More »


Harmonix Reveals The Top Ten Bands for DLC

Harmonix Reveals The Top Ten Bands for DLC

Written by (@leftybrown) on April 25, 2011 in News

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This week, Harmonix dropped some news in their latest Official Harmonix Podcast episode 41. The episode discusses how artist DLC gets made at Harmonix, which leads into a reveal what the top ten bands are in terms of amount of DLC purchased. Only the top band was revealed as number one, while the rest of… Read More »


The Achiever’s Guide to Achievements:  A World of Keflings

The Achiever’s Guide to Achievements: A World of Keflings

Written by (@) on April 25, 2011 in Features

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Welcome to the first episode of Achiever’s Guide to Achievements.  The aim of this article series is to give a rundown on the achievements in a game and give you tips and tricks that you will need in order to unlock them all.  Achievement hunting is my biggest hobby and I hope that with the… Read More »


Release Round-Up for the Week of April 24

Release Round-Up for the Week of April 24

Written by (@johncatuira) on April 25, 2011 in News

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Have you had your fill of fatalies? Had enough of that pesky gun that shoots magical, orange and blue doorways?  Probably not.  Just in case you need a little something new to fill up your already busy gaming schedules, there are brand new titles hitting store shelves in the next few days.  Darkspore, for one,… Read More »


One Geek Girl’s Robot Love

One Geek Girl’s Robot Love

Written by (@shibachica) on April 20, 2011 in Opinion

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  It is a truth as old as geekdom.  Robots are freakin’ fascinating.  These creatures of artificial intelligence provide endless entertainment to the masses.  Is it the way they mimic human characteristics?  Is it the way they analyze without emotion in an age of touchy-feely political correctness?  Do we control them or will they ultimately… Read More »


The Married Gamers’ Favorite Easter Eggs

The Married Gamers’ Favorite Easter Eggs

Written by (@itloo) on April 19, 2011 in Features

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  We here at the Married Gamers love geek culture. While playing video games, nothing makes us chuckle more than seeing Easter eggs hidden within games, especially when they highlight or poke fun at nerdiness everywhere. By definition, an Easter egg is an intentional hidden message, feature, or inside joke that can be found in a movie, computer program, web… Read More »


We Are Geeks and So Are They

We Are Geeks and So Are They

Written by (@mrsleftybrown) on April 19, 2011 in Features

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I had the opportunity to sit in on the Doctor Who panel at Wondercon. It was wonderful to see and hear all the great news and announcements that director Toby Haynes, Neil Gaiman; writer of the upcoming episode entitled “The Doctor’s Wife,”  and actor Mark Sheppard bestowed upon us; and it was equally amazing to… Read More »


TMG-204  How Hard is Hard?

TMG-204 How Hard is Hard?

Written by (@leftybrown) on April 17, 2011 in Married Gamers Podcast

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The Married Gamers return although a little ragged. This week they talk about Achievements & Trophies tied to game difficulties. In addition, Chris & Kelly chat about Game Over Month, catch up on their year-long Chris vs. Kelly challenge, and one of them has the One Minute Soapbox. All this plus the Opening Question and… Read More »