10 Tips for Using (And Choosing) an Email Newsletter Template

You probably know that email newsletters can be one of the most effective methods of reaching people who want to connect with your organization or brand. An email newsletter template can help you jumpstart the process with a semi-custom design with a visual dynamic that will keep subscribers clicking. If you’ve never used an email template, they aren’t difficult to get to grips with. The toughest part might be choosing a design that you can customize easily and effectively. Here are our tips for getting started! 1. Match Your Content When looking for an email template, it is often easiest to start by looking for a template that matches the type of content you want to send out. This might be an aesthetic match or an industry match. …pull together your newsletter content before looking for a template Some templates might even provide content ideas that you haven’t thought about. Read the full article…

Missed Messages is a powerful romance / horror game about communicating

Angela He It can be difficult to find time to finish a video game, especially if you only have a few hours a week to play. In our biweekly column Short Play we suggest video games that can be started and finished in a weekend. Shorter games are often able to tackle themes and ideas that would be more challenging in a big, blockbuster production. That’s one of the main reasons I decided to start this column: to highlight those smaller experiences that offer something new, inventive, or experimental. Missed Messages, from solo developer Angela He, is the perfect encapsulation of this. In Missed Messages, you play as a college-aged girl living in one of her school’s dormitories with her roommate May. It’s a visual novel, like Butterfly Soup or One… Read the full article…

WWE: Becky Lynch Celebrates Her “Manniversary,” Looking Back at the Biggest Year of Her Career

While promoting WWE 2K20, as the game’s (first female) cover star, WWE RAW Women’s Champion Becky Lynch took some time to reflect on the past year, which has been the biggest of her career. After all, this week did mark her “Manniversary.” That’s right, it was this time last year when Lynch started referring to herself as “The Man.” Since then, she’s flown off on a meteoric rise that saw her capture both the RAW and SmackDown Women’s Championships as part of the first-ever female main event of WrestleMania. Speaking to me, Lynch said “Wow, yes, it would have been around this time that I started it. Whoa. Either time is flying or, I don’t know, maybe it even feels shorter than a year. It’s been crazy. It’s been go go go go. So many things have happened that it’s sometimes hard to sit back and realize ‘Well, this has Read the full article…

Q&A: Ex-Bungie CEO Harold Ryan reveals his latest project as a ‘new category of gaming company’

Harold Ryan, CEO of ProbablyMonsters and former Bungie CEO. (ProbablyMonsters Photo) Harold Ryan has had a long career in the video game industry. His first job was as a tester for the 1996 Windows game Hellbender. From there, he worked his way up to eventually become the CEO of Bungie, the development studio behind the hit Halo and Destiny franchises. Ryan stepped down as Bungie’s CEO in early 2016, after a 16-year run that saw it develop from the weird little indie video game company that made the Marathon games for the Macintosh to a major global independent production studio. In late 2016, Ryan went on to found a new company called ProbablyMonsters, headquartered in Issaquah, Wash., which subsequently went dark for almost three years. But earlier this week, it put out a press release as a mission statement, saying that it was “a new category of game company for Read the full article…

Get These Fortnite Halloween Costumes Before it’s Too Late

Fortnite season 11 is so close it’s infuriating. While rumors fly about giant map changes, don’t forget that another important event is happening at the end of this month: Halloween. Don’t celebrate your Fortnitemare without some style, though. We’ve rounded up the best officially licensed Fortnite costumes for kids and adults. All of these are from Amazon, but through Spirit Halloween, the longtime holiday shop you may recognize from your local mall. Check out our favorite Fortnite Halloween costumes below. Fortnite Halloween Costumes for Kids Read the full article…

Ghostbusters: The Video Game Remastered Review

Back in 2009 Ghostbusters: The Video Game established itself as a rare exception. It was a movie tie-in of uncommon quality; an earnest and affectionately assembled love letter to fans of the legendary film series instead of a low-effort license slap. A decade on, Ghostbusters: The Video Game Remastered is still a wonderfully authentic trip back to early ’90s New York and the haunted heyday of these professional paranormal eliminators, but the list of improvements really begins and ends with a few visual tweaks and a resolution bump. The flaws of the original still cursed my playthrough, which meant that while it’s a joy to let its authentic slime wash over me again this remaster feels like a missed opportunity. Read the full article…