Saturday, September 6, 2014

Editorials

Feature: About Used Games And The Next Xbox

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Microsoft’s next Xbox has been the recipient of only bad media as of late because of rumors claiming the console won’t play games if it’s not connected to the internet, and will block used games from working. Games Thirst’s Tim Ceaser explains why Microsoft should forfeit its current path. Read More »

8 Reasons to Avoid Investing in Motion Control

Not too long ago Motion Control was the Wii’s defining feature… and the SIXAXIS’ best kept secret. Now, motion control is suddenly cool, and Microsoft and Sony have proven that it’s here to stay and evolve. With that comes the consequences, so here are 8 impending annoyances that motion control will bring: Read More »

The Critics Agree: Heavy Rain Sets A New Standard

Never judge a book by its cover. Never turn down food before it’s properly cooked, also don’t you give up on a story before you arrive to the end, and when someone tells you ‘it can’t be done’, just think of Heavy Rain. Quantic Dream managed to pull off what most developers wouldn’t dare try: A $20 million risk of ... Read More »

Done: PS2 Has Repeated Itself With PS3

The vision is clear as day rolling like a motion picture in my mind right now, ‘PS2 is doomed; it won’t last, the thing is too darn expensive’. Others would yell about how the tech was painstaking and that it was way ahead of its time, like being ahead was a bad thing. PS2 doom and gloom articles were all ... Read More »

Xbox Is Dead; 360 Has Already Won

Unlike the PS2 which to this day has been living a healthy life alongside it’s younger sibling PS3, the same story cannot be written for the original Xbox. Just a few days back, Microsoft announced that come April 15th, 2010, Xbox Live for the Xbox will die, dragging down the aged console along death’s valley with it. Many were saddened ... Read More »

Five Blockbusters Sony Failed To Properly Advertise

Ah PS3, the console with some of the most amazing titles ever forged. FPS, Action-Adventure, RPGs, JRPGs, Platformers, MAG, Heavy Rain, All bigs games no? Indeed, Sony has managed, over the years, to bring some of the best gaming experiences to owners of its flagship console – but there’s a problem: They don’t sell as well as they could and ... Read More »

Wow! 5 Reasons You Absolutely Must Buy Heavy Rain

Once in every generation, a game is created that revolutionizes how we play forever. Think Metal Gear Solid in PS1 days, Grand Theft Auto for PS2, Halo for the Xbox and so on. Now we’re well into the seventh generation of gaming and although we’ve had genre defining experience like Uncharted 2: Among Thieves and the recently released Mass Effect ... Read More »

These Five People Keep The Gaming Industry Exciting

In every segment of society, there are folks who make themselves known to everyone. They do things that regular people would only do if they were under the influence of alcohol and say things not even politicians dare utter. Yes some folks abhor those type of people but the majority mostly love to hate them. In the gaming industry, we ... Read More »

Good Job Sony, PS3′s Now Profitable, What’s Next?

Can you remember? I sure can, articles about the PS3′s doom and gloom were circulating carelessly across the web. ‘PS3 is dead’ some would say, betting on the demise of Sony’s flagship console. But where are they now? No place to be found, palely they hide behind the scenes or have made a 180 and suddenly singing PS3 praises. lessoned ... Read More »

Sony Drops The Ball, And Mac Runs It In For A Touchdown

If you pay the slightest bit of attention to new technology then you are probably aware of the launch of the MAC iPad yesterday.  Early impressions have left some gasping with excitement and others just saying its an over-sized iTouch.  Whichever camp you are in doesn’t matter,  because the implications for the advancement of mobile gaming  and media are profound.  Read More »

Editorial – Harmony: A Plea For Gamers To Live In Unity

The console wars, don’t be fooled; they’ve been around since Super NES and Sega Genesis days. I can remember this like it was yesterday: my younger brother had a Sega Genesis and I owned a Super Nintendo, “my system has more games than yours,” he’d utter and I’d reply with a passionate burst of pride, “oh shut up little boy, ... Read More »