June Writing Challenge: All About Gaming News #gamersonwatch

Hello everyone and welcome to another UWG writing challenge announcement! What’s in store this month for all you #gamersonwatch? Read on! June marks the start of the summer season — a time when big game releases start to dwindle, studios recover from the early-year rush, and players work through backlogged games large and small.  But…

Gaming’s Best Foolery: Secrets and Hoaxes

We swear we’re not fooling around with a new community writing challenge, for it is with a little April Foolery in mind that we offer up a new topic this month about secrets, hoaxes, and general (yet fun) trickery in games! It’s no secret that developers have been hiding some fun and frustrating secrets in…

What is a Video Game? – It’s a Connection

Photo taken by Hatm0nstar Earlier this month  we decided to take on the question of “What is a video game?” and challenged our fellows to do the same. At first I thought it was a difficult question to say the least. I mean how do you come up with a definition that actually reflects everything…

What is a Video Game? A Conversation (with Myself)

As I ponder this question, (“What is a video game?“) my mind can’t help but go back and pose it to a teenage me. Me, around 1989, with Atari histories, Nintendo fancies, and PC realities. The conversation goes something like this. 2015: So, me from 1989, what is a video game? 1989: (thinks…stares contently) Any…