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5 Reasons You Need Mobile Credit Card Processing

5 Reasons You Need Mobile Credit Card Processing

Dec 11, 2014

If you’re in the business of selling, whether you’re providing eager buyers with bricks or Bosnian cuisine, you need to be able to process credit card payments, you already know that. However, you may not know just how much better your business could be if you stepped away from the cash register and picked up a mobile card reader instead. While it may not...

7 Scientific Failures in (Mostly) Good Movies

7 Scientific Failures in (Mostly) Good Movies

Jul 17, 2014

Movies are made for entertainment – it’s as simple as that. But at what point does pushing boundaries for the sake of enjoyment cross the line into unforgivable plot holes? Movies are riddled with mistakes, sometimes defying the laws of science. We tend to overlook these errors in the name of Hollywood, but then again, some of the inaccuracies are just...

Top 5 Most American Game Characters

Top 5 Most American Game Characters

Jul 4, 2014

July 4th seems to be the only day on which every US citizen gets a free pass to practice rampant nationalism and patriotic pride. The other 364 days of the year, we yell and curse at one another over political differences, but on this day we don’t even have the opportunity since we’re too busy choking ourselves on hamburgers and cheap beer. What...

5 of the Most Iconic Fathers in Video Games

5 of the Most Iconic Fathers in Video Games

Jun 14, 2014

We all have dads. It’s a fact. If your dad didn’t impregnate your mom, you wouldn’t exist. This proves my theory that everyone has a dad. And since it’s Father’s Day – the day where you morn the life you had before you accepted the thought of your parents doing it – what better way to celebrate than by reflecting on...

5 Hosts to Fix Ubisoft’s Terrible E3 Presentations

5 Hosts to Fix Ubisoft’s Terrible E3 Presentations

Jun 8, 2014

In 2010 when Ubisoft had snark incarnate Joel McHale host, the vitriol surrounding him was so rich and thick, it was downright diabetic. Long ago did Sony and Microsoft realize how little people cared about things like comedians and really just want to see video games. Ubisoft has not had this epiphany quite yet, and instead has devoted a bizarre amount of time...

10 Songs That Transcend Video Game Music

10 Songs That Transcend Video Game Music

Jun 1, 2014

Without great music to accompany them, great games would fall flat. In recent years, video games have been given the same treatment as movies and television shows when it comes to their soundtracks. This resulted in some of the most incredible pieces of music I have ever heard. Below is a list of 10 amazing pieces from the world of video games. This list is not...

Top 4 Moments from the Game of Thrones Season 4 Premiere

Top 4 Moments from the Game of Thrones Season 4 Premiere

Apr 11, 2014

Finally. After what felt like an eternity, Game of Thrones is back with a vengeance. While the season 4 premiere was a bit on the slow side, “Two Swords” made up for it with lots of character development. And boy, did we get some! The entire episode can be boiled down to 4, character defining moments that set up the forth season of Game of Thrones...

Why Facebook Buying Oculus VR is a Good Thing

Why Facebook Buying Oculus VR is a Good Thing

Mar 28, 2014

Mid-Afternoon to early evening 3/26/2014 depending on where you were located (sure, this news impacted other, non-American countries, but foreign time zones represent math I don’t want to think about) it was announced that megacorporation Facebook, you know that Farmville spewing social networking site famous for stealing your data and the subject of popular...

Christian’s Top 10 Games of 2013

Christian’s Top 10 Games of 2013

Mar 8, 2014

Picking my top 10 favorite games of any given year is much like picking a Pokemon team. I want to honor all the great games I played in the same way I want to bring along all of my 400+ Pokemon on my journey. From ambitious indie titles like Antichamber to robust, open-world games like GTA V, this has been an excellent gaming year. Unfortunately, I played too...

Top 5 Reasons Why You Should Be Excited for Titanfall

Top 5 Reasons Why You Should Be Excited for Titanfall

Mar 5, 2014

You played in the beta, or worse, heard about it from your friends. You’ve seen the leaks,  the GIFs. You’ve heard the buzz. Now we’re in the calm before the storm that is Titanfall, the next game from the architects of Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare and the current FPS boom. A lot about the game was kept extremely quiet before the beta began,...