Monthly Archives March 2014

Oculus Rift: From Kickstarter’s Millions to Zuckerberg’s Billions

By Alex Hamilton on in News

I was just about to log out for the night when I saw this little gem cross my monitor, and it’s simply too stunning to let sit until tomorrow: Oculus VR, makers of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset, was … Continue reading

Nexon Chief to devs: No More Crappy Flappy

By Alex Hamilton on in News, Video Games

Nobody will mistake me for a fan of Nexon, their games, or their business model. Atlantica Online is the only game they host that I might consider playing, and Dragon Nest was so off-puting that it earned a spot on … Continue reading

Duelyst is officially a thing, becomes inaugural entry on Watch List

By Alex Hamilton on in Duelyst, News

Here at The Blogadin we like to think we have our finger on the pulse of the video and hobby gaming industries. As such, we like to bring you news of up-and-coming properties that show some promise or fill a … Continue reading

Diablo 3 Auction House – An Obituary

By Alex Hamilton on in Diablo 3, News

Diablo 3 Auction house, 22 months, of Irvine, CA, gave up the gavel at 3am on March 18th, 2014. The Auction House was born amidst a storm of controversy and raised the ire of the masses and the nations, but … Continue reading

Elder Scrolls Online Makes Launch Promise It Can’t Possibly Keep

By Alex Hamilton on in Elder Scrolls Online, News

There’s no shortage of dumb in this world – the fine folks over at Darwin Awards have documented some of the best dumb our species has offered up over the past fifteen years or so, and Daniel Tosh has made … Continue reading

Magic: The Gathering Taught Me I’m a Despicable Asshole

By Alex Hamilton on in Magic: The Gathering, Nerd Culture, News

Generally I try to avoid using profanity in my writing, much less the headlines. It’s not that I’m a prude or that I have virgin eyes and ears, but I do my best to maintain at least a baseline level … Continue reading

In what world does Nintendo out-sell the XBox One? You’re livin’ on it

By Alex Hamilton on in News, Video Games

The Wii U? It was essentially DOA, but that doesn’t mean Nintendo is down for the count. To the contrary, The Brothers Mario are standing toe-to-toe with the shiny new Xbox One and exchanging punches like a contender. Unbelievable, right? … Continue reading

Seth MacFarlane Stuns Jon Stewart with Star Trek reference, Renders Host Speechless

By Alex Hamilton on in Nerd Culture, News

Jon Stewart brought Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane on The Daily Show to talk about MacFarlane’s new book, A Million Ways to Die in the West. During the conversation, Seth drops a reference to the Kobayashi Maru – a standard-but-unpassable … Continue reading

KAPOW! Holy Hollywood Violence, Batman!

By Alex Hamilton on in News

Sometimes Hollywood makes dramas, and sometimes in just makes drama. The latter is true in this case, as Watchmen director Zack Snyder counter-punches movie producer Joel Silver right in the arm – that’s right..the ARM! – after Silver made…um…not glowing … Continue reading

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