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    Pokémon Go Helps Players Mental Health

    Pokémon Go was released last week in the United States, and it’s making waves, but not for the reason you might think (like the surge in missed connections on Craigslist and the discovery of a dead body). Pokémon Go is helping people improve their mental health by having players engage with the world around them. Over the past […] More

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    Sorting Warcraft into Hogwarts: Genn Greymane

    Today marks the halfway point in our Sorting Warcraft into Hogwarts series, wrapping up our Alliance leader sortings with Genn Greymane. “It’s high time these Forsaken bastards learned… that there’s nothing more dangerous than a cornered animal.” – Genn Greymane Genn Greymane grew up in a less than ideal environment. His dad Archibald’s superiority complex was […] More

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    Why you should care about the new Game Developer Barbie

    A new doll with Felicia Day hair, thick-rimmed glasses that came out of an Oliver Peoples ad, and a silver headset showed up last week on Barbie’s official Instagram. Who is she? Game Developer Barbie – the newest doll in Barbie Careers series that aims to “inspire young gamers with this doll who is at the top of […] More

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    Sorting Warcraft into Hogwarts: The Prophet Velen

    We’re on our second to last week sorting the leaders of the Alliance into Hogwarts houses before we move onto the Horde. This week, we sort The Prophet Velen! “Where faith dwells, hope is never lost.” – The Prophet Velen Velen is like Gandalf meets The Doctor – really old, with a wibbly wobbly timeline […] More

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    Sorting Warcraft into Hogwarts: Gelbin Mekkatorque

    This Friday, Warcraft the movie heroically charges into theaters.  In the movie, new fans will be introduced to the factions that old fans have loved for years – the Horde and the Alliance.  In this series, I’m sorting leaders of the Horde and Alliance into Hogwarts Houses.  We’ve got three more Alliance sortings left, and then […] More

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    WildStar OST Now Available

    Yesterday, WildStar‘s highly anticipated original soundtrack was released online. You can purchase the WildStar OST wherever digital albums are sold, including iTunes and Sumthing. I had the honor of sitting down with WildStar composer Jeff Kurtenacker in September, where we talked music, Aurin (Aurin 4 lyfe!), and our love of Prince. You can read the […] More

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    Sorting Warcraft into Hogwarts: The Council of Three Hammers

    Last month, in Sorting Warcraft into Hogwarts, we sorted Varian Wrynn and Tyrande Whisperwind into Gryffindor and Slytherin. Today, we aren’t sorting one, but three leaders of the Alliance – The Council of Three Hammers: Falstad Wildhammer, Muradin Bronzebeard, and Moira Thaurissan! Let the sorting begin! “It’d take a hand’s worth of you hill dwarves to […] More

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    Sorting Warcraft into Hogwarts: Tyrande Whisperwind

    In my new series, Sorting Warcraft into Hogwarts, every Wednesday I’m wearing my sorting hat and sorting the leaders of Azeroth into their Hogwarts Houses. Last week, I sorted Alliance leader Varian Wrynn into Gryffindor. Today, let’s see which house our second leader of the Alliance belongs in – Tyrande Whisperwind! “Only the Goddess may forbid me […] More

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    Sorting Warcraft into Hogwarts: Varian Wrynn

    2016 is a monumental year for Harry Potter and World of Warcraft fans alike. In April, Universal Studios in California opened a Wizarding World of Harry Potter, and in December, Warner Bros will release Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, its latest addition to the Harry Potter franchise. Meanwhile, in June, WoW fans will be lining […] More

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    Overwatch Beginner’s Guide

    Overwatch is a new game, right? Overwatch is a lot more than a contest you can enter by purchasing a large drink at Taco Bell. It’s a sweet new game too. Also, it’s really addicting. Like, I’ve gone through gaming withdrawals every time it’s had to patch. I’m gonna need a 12-step program between the […] More

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    Get Ready for Ready Player One

    “Being human totally sucks most of the time. Videogames are the only thing that make life bearable.” – Wade Watts. At TSG, it’s safe to say we love our video games. Heck, next to my husband, Liara T’Soni (Mass Effect), Professor Lupin, and the Oxford comma are second, third, and fourth loves. (Yeah, I used […] More

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    First Recall, now Traveler – What’s Next for Blizzard?

    Blizzard Entertainment’s been busy! (Alliteration, I adore you.) During the latter half of March, Blizzard’s given fans something to fangirl over with its first animated short film, “Recall,” a new companion plush, and an announcement for a new book series for kids. First, we were given the Overwatch animated short, “Recall.” Intercut with flashbacks to […] More

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