The Toy Conundrum

Video games were originally marketed as toys for tots. You have no idea how much trouble that's caused us. It's the #1 reason we're in the state we're in right now, fun-centric and thought-starved. And if you look closely enough, that toy mentality still lingers today. Why else do you think we haven't moved on? » 2/03/14 7:00am 2/03/14 7:00am

SnackTAYku Gil Toss: The Adventurous (plus Angry and Disappointing)…

This January: It's time for one special adventure. Equip your newly acquired grass sword and grab a friend. It's time to venture through the distant land of ice, snow and the Golden Arches. I made the journey this weekend where I tussled with a magician. Along the way, I stopped by a Tree House and it's there I played… » 1/24/14 8:22am 1/24/14 8:22am

Gil Toss: The "Burdened with Glorious Purpose" Edition

As gamers, anime enthusiasts, movie buffs and music lovers - we're in the business of collecting. Our favourite companies have implemented rewards for our obsessive behaviour, haven't they? How many hours have some of us spent trying to platinum a game, grinning when a pesky achievement was unlocked or did some… » 5/23/13 10:27am 5/23/13 10:27am

Gil Toss: Your Favourite In-Game Purchases

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Zenny. Munny. Money. Pearls. Cash. Gold. Gil. Gald. Simoleans. Hearts. Coins. Rupees. Bells. $. Money makes the world go round, they say. Surely that's true in real life and very much so in our virtual lives. Without it, you could rely on finding your armour in a chest. Sure, why not? Perhaps you can steal a weapon… » 5/21/13 8:21am 5/21/13 8:21am