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17 April 2014

Minx Go review Cambridge Audio Minx Go Review

David Kenkel The Cambridge Audio Minx Go is a portable Bluetooth speaker that has some surprisingly good audio quality from a category of devices that usually aren't known for it. »

13 April 2014

Dungeons & Dragons for the first time Playing Dungeons & Dragons for the first time

Terin Clyde When immersed in a geek lifestyle, it's nice to be reminded about what your first time was like... And we've all been there. »

12 April 2014

What to do about heartbleed What to do about Heartbleed

Ryan Wilsey Heartbleed is out there, and you need to take some precautions to protect your information. Here are some tips on exactly what to do now that the flaw has been exposed. »

12 March 2014

NEPTOR NP056K battery pack review 01 Eagletech Neptor NP056K external battery pack review

Norman Witte III The Neptor NP056K battery pack has some compelling features that set it apart from other external battery packs. »

12 January 2014

Icrontic Team Fortress 2 Season Four Season Four of the League of Extraordinary Icrontians is here

Brian Ambrozy The League of Extraordinary Icrontians is a scheduled, weekly TF2 game that brings in Icrontians young and old, new and grizzled, to our awesome Team Fortress 2 server for lulz, competition, smack talk, badges, and Good Times™. It runs from January to September of each year, and then we take a three month break for [...] »

14 September 2013

Grand Theft Auto 5 development cost GTA V breaks its first record: Most Expensive Game to Develop

Phil Jaenke Rockstar's Grand Theft Auto V just shattered a record for being the most expensive video game to develop, ever. Hell, it even cost more than most Hollywood blockbusters to make. »

12 September 2013

Europa Univeralis IV review Europa Universalis IV is the best strategy game of 2013

Joe Lloyd Paradox continues the grand tradition of the Europa Univeralis franchise with what is easily their best game in the series - Europa Universalis IV. »

2 August 2013

nr 201308 feature New Releases for The Month of Dragon Possession and Pogo-sticking

CB Droege Here are some interesting new releases in video gaming from Icrontic's ever-vigilant CB Droege. »

2 August 2013

stardrive feature The warp lanes and space bears of StarDrive

CB Droege StarDrive is a real-time 4X strategy game that has many flaws and a few extremely compelling features that all add up to: Well, you should at least try it. »

1 August 2013

Europa Universalis IV Last preorder bonus announced for Europa Universalis IV

Joe Lloyd The final pre-order bonus for Europa Universalis IV has been revealed, and it’s a doozy: if you purchase Europa Universalis IV before its release, you get a free full copy of Crusader Kings II. What’s more, you also get an exclusive converter program that lets you take your beloved CKII kingdom, and import it into [...] »

1 August 2013

Ducky DK9008G2 Pro review Ducky DK9008G2 Pro review. Is this mechanical keyboard Nirvana?

Phil Jaenke Ducky Channel is a brand that is probably not familiar to most... They are a Taiwanese manufacturer of high-quality mechanical keyboards. Today we review the DK9008G2 Pro. »

31 July 2013

The Game of Books Header Image The Game of Books project makes reading (more) fun

Ryan Wilsey The Game of Books is a game that rewards people for reading books and branching out to explore other genres of books. We talk with the creator. »

1 July 2013

OWC_Mercury_Elite_Pro OWC Mercury Elite Pro Qx2 review

Nick Mertes The Mercury Elite Pro Qx2 external hard drive array is versatile and speedy, but some odd pricing may make for a head-scratcher in certain configurations. »

26 June 2013

Tastes of Detroit Food Tour 2013 The Tastes of Detroit Food Tour 2013

Brian Ambrozy The restaurants for the Tastes of Detroit Food Tour 2013 have been announced, and they are all Detroit favorites. »

26 June 2013

nr 20130624 feature New Releases for The Week of Foil Cards and Vampire Sneakers

CB Droege The world is a vampire, right, CB? Icrontic's bloodthirsty CB Droege brings us this week's interesting releases in gaming, including DARK and Magic: Duels of the Planeswalkers 2014, but not Company of Heroes 2, so Bobby Tallmad. »

12 June 2013

E3 2013 coverage by Icrontic E3 2013 press conference roundup

Binh Nguyen The big press conferences at E3 brought some yawns and lots of surprises as E3 2013 kicks off. »

9 June 2013

monaco feature The Bones and Alarms of Monaco

CB Droege Monaco: What's Yours is Mine is a tactical heist game that is best enjoyed with others... as long as you know them. Here's the Icrontic review. »

7 June 2013

H-Series Lineup with Soundcard Pre-E3 2013: SteelSeries introduces the H-Series gaming headsets

Binh Nguyen SteelSeries is making a new product announcement just ahead of the frenzy of E3 2013. »

3 June 2013

the swapper feature New Releases for The Weeks of Vikings and Card Towers (Double Issue!)

CB Droege Icrontic's stormy CB Droege brings us the last TWO weeks' worth of new and interesting releases in video gaming, which is his editor's fault. »

25 May 2013

Wordpress and Vanilla Glue plugin Building an open source bridge

Lincoln Russell When you're trying to cram two pieces of open source software together and decide to write your own plug-in to do it... well, it's not all fun and games. »

17 May 2013

AMD Radeon HD 8970M AMD launches Radeon HD 8970M

Nick Mertes AMD has announced their newest high-end mobile GPU, the 8970M, and released specs. »