Chess_the_cat writes: "Who amongst gamers are truly hardcore? The Dew-sipping Halo jockeys or the Gamecube-loving Cooking Mama completers? An interesting essay that attempts to reclaim the hardcore title from the FPS crowd and hand it back to its rightful owners: the gaming geeks."
Chess_the_cat writes: "An examination of the practice of rating video games between 1-10. Inspired by the recent firing of Gerstmann, the author examined scores rewarded by IGN and find that they don't follow a normal distribution but instead skew towards the number 7."