John "J-Mart" Martin is a self-proclaimed geek, an adult LEGO aficionado, has mediocre musical abilities, is a Vault Hunter and is also currently trying to amass a collection of tabletop games and Magic: The Gathering cards. He's been writing most of his young life but first cut his video game writing teeth at Warp Zoned. Now he's rocking with the rolls at Arcade Sushi and wishes that he could view real life through a Retina display.
John Llewellyn Martin
New Jersey Library’s Violent Video Game Ban vs. Anti-Censorship Group
The staff of the Paterson Free Public Library in New Jersey has successfully brought the banhammer down on violent video games, shooters in particular, and are keeping kids from playing them within their walls.
IGN to Be Sold to Ziff Davis
IGN will be leaving News Corp. and will be flying under the Ziff Davis banner.
Tax Agency Employee Fired For Developing a Game
Canadian indie game developer David S. Gallant created a game a few months ago that illustrated the drudgery of his day job. A valid and novel way to express oneself, right? His employer, unfortunately, disagreed.
Atari Files For Bankruptcy
Atari's US arm is trying to break off from its France-based parent company, Atari SA. It's filed for bankruptcy and is selling all its assets.
Video Game Industry To Make Beaucoup Bucks By 2016
Research conducted by investment bank Digi-Capital claims that the industry is set to be worth $83 billion by the year 2016. We'd like to see a coin block that could hold that much moolah.
The Cave Is Set to be Explored Next Week
SEGA has announced the release date and the price for Double Fine Production's newest platforming adventure, The Cave.
Video Game Researcher, Christopher Ferguson, Offers Thoughts On Biden Meeting
The meeting between Vice President Joe Biden, his task force, and the video game industry took place on Friday, January 11th, 2013. Christopher Ferguson, who offered his opinions on the proposed Southington, Connecticut video game burning, has shared his thoughts on the proceedings.
StarCraft 2 Offers Free Name Changes
The StarCraft 2 team has posted on the battle.net blog with an apology for being late with the paid name change feature. How did they say sorry?
Governor Chris Christie Targets Guns, Drugs, Mental Illness, and Video Games For Examinati…
New Jersey's Governor Chris Christie appeared on CBS This Morning and talked a bit about gun control and the fallout from the Newtown shooting.
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes Assembling in Fall 2013
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes is coming this fall and is packing all of your favorite characters!