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Nothing says you’re #2 like…

Tuesday, July 12th, 2011

… hijacking #1’s URL. Visit and you’ll find yourself on the Battlefield 3 site. Stunts like that may seem clever at first, but all they really do is call attention to the fact that you’re not the leader. Take the cola wars for example. You can easily tell who’s the […]

Peace and Quiet?

Monday, April 25th, 2011

The upside of PSN’s downtime? I can turn on my PS3 without having to wait for yet another system update…

None of the E’s in E3 are for efficiency

Saturday, April 23rd, 2011

Finally received approval for my E3 press pass from the mysterious people behind E3. The approval came in at 10:30 on Friday night on the last week of press registration, so it looks like they were burning the midnight oil to get the passes approved. I’m not sure what they do to make […]


Tuesday, April 5th, 2011

I was able to get my new 3DS onto my wireless network in under 30 seconds and it’s connected every time I’ve turned it on since. I’ve been able to get my PSP to connect twice. Ever.

Now on Twitter…

Tuesday, February 9th, 2010

We’ll see if I’m better at keeping a Twitter account active than a blog…

A Call For Heroes

Wednesday, February 20th, 2008

How come every time there is a crisis in a fantasy kingdom the people turn to some kid wearing a loincloth and carrying a butter knife? Sounds ridiculous, doesn’t it? And yet that’s the way just about every RPG ever made begins. Does anyone out there fantasize about being a knight so […]

Something’s Fishy Here

Monday, December 10th, 2007

Spike TV recently announced the winners of its 2007 Video Game Awards. Spike’s Video Game Awards have always been a little suspect as it’s never been made quite clear as to how the winners are selected and who actually is doing the selecting. In the past games have won awards before they were […]

Guilty Until Proven Innocent

Wednesday, September 26th, 2007

Our site recently received a notification from YouTube that 20th Century Fox had demanded that the trailer we had posted for the game Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer be removed because it was in violation of copyright laws. YouTube immediately complied, served us with a warning, and left us to prove our […]

Welcome to The Oracle

Friday, May 4th, 2007

Welcome to The Oracle, the weblog of the Excutive Editor of The Gamers’ Temple, namely me, Ned Jordan. Here you will find my editorials, observations, musings, and such about the video game industry and video gaming in general. I hope that you enjoy reading about this crazy and fascinating industry as much as […]