The Death of Aaron Swartz

It's always a tragedy when someone loses a life, but few have received as much attention from the internet community as the untimely passing of Aaron Swartz. Swartz, a 26 year old internet rights activist...

Larry Elmore: “It was Always About the Art”

For the last forty years, Larry Elmore has been one of the biggest names in fantasy art. He has produced numerous paintings, book covers, game art, and other fantasy works. Elmore never quite realized just how...

The Xi3 Piston: Valves new Steam PC?

A device, developed by mini-pc maker Xi3 made it’s first appearance a few days ago at CES 2013. Xi3 announced “an investment from Valve corporation” and a “new development stage computer game...

Too many franchises?

The world of entertainment is no stranger to a franchise. Movies, television, video games and even books have trilogies, quadrilogies and other series that seem forever expansive and intertwine...

Four of the Best Geek Moments of 2012

As 2012 draws to an end, everyone is putting together a list of the top whatever from the year. One of the nice things about being self-proclaimed geeks is that we don’t have to go with the mainstream and...

Hands-on With Ensign-1

  With services like Steam and Xbox Live Arcade, it’s no surprise to see Indie developers reviving what many have called “dead” genres. In particular Only Human Studios has created a Space Sim...

What Torchlight 2 Did Right

It’s pretty difficult to even bring up Torchlight 2 without having the words, Diablo 3, hanging over it like a large asterisk. Although they're both pretty much the same from an outside observer’s...

What Bushido Blade Did Right

Two samurai face each other in a blizzard, katanas at the ready. As the snow flurries down, neither makes an attempt to strike. One second passes, two, three, as the two warriors seemingly do nothing, except...

From the Devs: Vox

For our From the Devs feature, we find indie games with potential and let the developers tell you about their projects. Today we have Steve Ball of AlwaysGeeky on Vox. TechZwn: What’s your game and...

From the Devs: Fractured State

For our From the Devs feature, we find indie games with potential and let the developers tell you about their projects. Today we have Kelso on upcoming indie game, Fractured State. . TechZwn: What’s...