Journalistic integrity from an average gamer’s perspective

Recently, one of my biggest fears came to fruition: Games journalists admitted to — and defended — promoting video games to win free stuff. I take this issue to heart, not because I'm also a games journalist, but because I'm a regular gamer who wants to trust the things I read and use that information to make decisions about which games I play. This isn't about people getting perks because they're in the industry, this is an issue of integrity.

Zynga is vastly undervalued

How can a company that brings in $1.2 billion a year, and recently cut costs in order to achieve profitability, have a market value that’s effectively zero? It doesn’t make sense. Here’s why Zynga is undervalued — provided it does the right thing next.

2 important questions about the ‘Leon’ campaign in Resident Evil 6

Developer Capcom unleashed Resident Evil 6, the latest installment in its survival-ish horror-y franchise a couple of weeks ago. I'm almost done with series…favorite(?) Leon Kennedy's campaign (one of three in the game), and while I'm not quite as down on this title as Bitmob and GamesBeat writer Jasmine Rea is, I have spent a lot of my time playing it scratching my head. I assume the head-scratching is out of confusion, but I guess I wouldn't rule out Zombie Flu (which is just like the regular flu, but with zombies).

The iPad mini is Apple’s best gaming device

Gaming is huge for Apple. It represents a large chunk of its revenue from the App Store and a significant driver of sales for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch product lines. So it should be no surprise that Apple built the iPad mini for gaming. The mini fills an important niche between the pseudo-desktop, full-tablet iPad experience and the portable, but often-congested iPhone environment.