By opening a crowdfunding platform with no pretence of "funding" anything other than a person's needs or wants, did Indiegogo essentially build an entire site just for the potato salad Kickstarter guy?
Tradition dictates that you should play Monopoly for two hours, argue and give up. Playing video games is still a bit like that, only really futuristic and slightly less depressing.
The (very) basic idea is to upload our entire brains to computers and move our minds from Earth to The Cloud.
Traditional broadcasting's downward spiral can't hold back the rise and rise of eSports.
The Sony hack is "every CEO's worst nightmare" and the leaked data is probably going to send someone to jail, expert Bruce Schneier says. That, not any threat of violence, is the real power of this hack.
So it's kind of annoying that you're expected to accomplish micro-challenges at the same time as exploring every inch of a truly spectacular gaming world.
The way games are now being made, with an eye on the competitive gaming community, the mega-shooter and its peers will ultimately steal the limelight from "real-world" sports stars.
I spoke to the developer Matt Gilgenbach, who channelled his own OCD into Neverending Nightmares.
Zoella's book Girl Online recently became the fastest-selling debut in history, and now everybody wants a piece.
Bar the whole "100 percent completion" thing, they really don't seem to serve any purpose whatsoever.
America's favourite chain restaurant introduced a fleet of mistletoe-carrying drones for the holiday season, which seemed like a stupid idea even before one of them cut somebody's face open.
All previous attempts at a GoT game have been objectively shit. Iron from Ice is where that dismal streak ends.
Don't run. Don't shoot. Just look and listen, and wait a while. Who knows what you might see...
While speculation grows about who hacked Sony Pictures and published tens of gigabytes of their confidential information, a hacker from the team responsible has claimed they're North Korean and told us to go fuck ourselves.
And much of it is thanks to Silent Hill 2 and Silent Hill 4.
You play as a sentient piece of bread whose sole mission is to become toast.
"Out of all the terms of service I have dealt with in 20 years, Facebook's are the most intrusive," he said.
Grand Theft Auto V and The Last of Us, both dug up from the previous gen, are the only 10/10 experiences available to 2014's gamers.
Earlier this year, I was gifted a free top-of-the-line "smart toilet." I invited my Thanksgiving guests to test it out.
Sega's 16bit machine set a whole bunch of precedents that the games world is still following.
In 1994, Sony came up with a system that managed to create its own market and wipe out all competitors.
A group calling itself Aerith has launched DDoS attacks against the Ottawa and Toronto cops because they say the police arrested the wrong kid in a "swatting" case.
Games are long and games are hard. Sometimes it's easy to think, 'why bother?'
Frontier's new Oculus Rift-enabled game blew my tiny mind.