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3 Ways Technology is Being Misused

It is the work of science fiction movies.  Technology created to do good for mankind but is somehow twisted to something else.  We have seen this time and time again over the years but these are three of the most horrendous misuses of technology that we could find. Carl WilliamsIt is time gaming journalism takes […]

Rise and Fall of the Influencers?

It has recently emerged that Warner Bros paid various YouTubers, including PewDiePie, to give favourable reviews of the game Shadow of Mordor back in 2014. What, if any, should the role of so-called influencers be in our consumerist society? Kevin AyreKevin is a veteran gamer, coder and artist with a love of fantasy, horror and […]

PokeDates – Pokemon GO Dating Service Launched Today

Yes, you read that right.  Today we saw the launch of a dating service focused on Pokemon GO.  The PokeDates service looks to bring together gamers that are into the hugely popular social media game.  The question is, are you sick of Pokemon GO yet?  Would you use a dating service like this?  Read on […]

Are Pokemon GO, and Other Apps and Games, Spying on You Right Now?

In today’s world it is nothing new for apps and games to ask for certain permissions upon installing them.  Many ask for you to connect to social media or sign in with an e-mail address.  While these requests may seem reasonable- you want to be able to brag to friends on Facebook/Twitter about your successes […]

3 Franchises That Need To Rip Off Pokemon GO

Pokemon GO is a unique success.  It goes against what most gamers would call fun.  First, it requires you to walk around and look at your phone while doing so- something we have been told is common sense to NOT do for decades.  Second, gamers are usually more interested in being stationary while playing, at […]

Was a Pokemon GO Playing Driver Cause of Multi Vehicle Accident?

There are a lot of these “Pokemon GO player causes accident” or “stabbed, robbed, etc” stories going around.  Here at Gravis Ludus we figure it is our duty to tell the true story behind these headlines and let you know what is real and what is fake.  One of the latest headlines is that a […]

Deadpool Versus Candy Crush Saga

What would happen if Deadpool was faced with an opponent that could control candy like Magneto does metal?  Well, find out in this short film that answers just that.  It even includes an old friend just for kicks. Carl WilliamsIt is time gaming journalism takes its rightful place as proper sources and not fanboys giving […]

Pixar and Disney Inside Out Theory!

Recently, I watched the movie Inside out for the first time. It was a wonderful movie with a very good lesson for young children these days. The lesson being, that all emotions are important in order for life to be enjoyed to its fullest; this is one aspect of humanity that most of us adults […]

Paypal No Longer Protects Crowdfunding Supporters

For years now we have watched as Kickstarter projects have slipped past their product launch windows.  This sucks because people give cold hard cash to make these things happen.  For a while though, that pain was alleviated slightly thanks to Paypal.  For many reading this it may be news that Paypal ever offered any protection […]

5 Bitcoin Debit Cards Available Right Now that You Don’t Know About

Bitcoin is slowly gaining acceptance by more people.  Whether is because of the perceived value or the fact that some people like to play on the cutting edge is not known.  One thing that I believe has held the cryptocurrency back is the complicated manner in buying or selling it.  That problem has mostly been […]

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