The Daily Northwestern

Insert Coin: ‘Ivory Tower Defenders’ makes me feel bad to be a college student

Will Podlewski, Columnist

March 7, 2013

Video gaming isn’t cheap. With a torrent of online passes, downloadable content and system peripherals taking a huge bite out of gamers’ wallets, it’s harder than ever to get a decent value when you plunk down your hard-earned cas...

Insert Coin: Why the worst are the best when it comes to video game movies

Will Podlewski, Columnist

February 27, 2013

Video gaming isn’t cheap. With a torrent of online passes, downloadable content and system peripherals taking a huge bite out of gamers’ wallets, it’s harder than ever to get a decent value when you plunk down your hard-earned cas...

Insert Coin: Free-to-play is the way to play

Will Podlewski, Columnist

February 13, 2013

If you haven’t figured it out already, I’m a cheapskate. While this column sings the praises of games that are playable for $20 or less, I really try to avoid commitments even that pricey. I’m a college student — sue me. That’s...

Insert Coin: ‘No Stopping, No Warping, No Dying’ made the gamer inside me tear up

Will Podlewski, Columnist

February 5, 2013

Video gaming isn’t cheap. With a torrent of online passes, downloadable content and system peripherals taking a huge bite out of gamers’ wallets, it’s harder than ever to get a decent value when you plunk down your hard-earned cas...

Insert Coin: Beam me to my happy place

Will Podlewski, Columnist

January 30, 2013

Video gaming isn’t cheap. With a torrent of online passes, downloadable content and system peripherals taking a huge bite out of gamers’ wallets, it’s harder than ever to get a decent value when you plunk down your hard-earned...