If you talk to many a cantankerous old gamer you’ll hear about how easy today’s games are how much more challenging games were back in the day. The story usually goes something like this: “Back in my day we had a limited number of lives and you’d be lucky to get any continues. Saved games!?… Continue reading The Illusion of Challenge
Well James has done his E3 2010 predictions, hopes and dreams already. And here’s mine. The other guys might post theirs too, so keep an eye out.
E3’s coming right up around the corner, and with it, the biggest games of this holiday season and beyond, as publishers and developers encroach upon Los Angeles to show the world’s media what they’ll have to offer over the next year. I will not be in attendance, but I will be watching the conferences and… Continue reading What I’d Like To See At E3
by Brian Vicari (republished with permission from here) Indie games have grown massively in popularity in the past few years. Advances in distribution have played a large role in this trend – services like XBox Live, Steam, and the Playstation Network have given Indie developers the kind of audience they need to showcase their work… Continue reading Guest Article: Why We’re Turning Indie
I recently went to a game store and picked up an old copy of Blast Corps for the N64. N64 games look like crap on HDTVs but that’s an article for another day. As I sat down to replay the game for the first time in about 10 years I reflected upon the premise of… Continue reading Return To Pointless Fun
For those of you who can’t afford the latest titles or are just looking to burn some time while waiting for the next game releases, here’s a list of games available for free that you may not know of.
By Bryan Hall Since the beginning, man has desired hair upon their face. No one really knows why, its lost to the sands of time, like the dodo bird and respectability in politicians (zing! Topical). Our video games reflect this, as some of the most famous gaming icons sport various chin straps and nostril decoration.… Continue reading Guest Article: Video Games Best 13 Characters with Facial Hair
If you’ve been playing games at all in the past 2 years chances are you’ve run across the man, the myth, the legend, Nolan North. The established voice actor of numerous TV shows & games (Justice League & Dark Void) really stepped into the limelight with 2007’s Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune. Since then it seems that… Continue reading Over Northed
By Arionfrost Lately, I have been thinking alot about the state of Role Playing Games, and the people who play them. I feel that we as gamers (I am speaking collectively, you yourself may feel you do not fall into this catagory) are likely the whiny, high-maintanence girlfriend who does everything to make her boyfriend’s… Continue reading Guest Article: The State of Role Playing Games
By Nipsen So, a while back I read a piece of writing about “The Last Guardian”, because I am a bit interested in that game. And at some point Ueda is asked: but don’t you want to make an fps-game at some point? Like everyone else is? I thought it was strange at the time,… Continue reading Guest Article: The Comical Short-sightedness of American (Gaming) Press
So you may of noticed a sudden dip in any postings. Well it is christmas and a fair few of us have been busy, rounding off end-year projects and such. However we do have a mega-Modnation Beta impressions lined up, a Cave Story Review, a possible FFXIII review, after xmas I’m going to do a bit of… Continue reading Eeek, Xmas Attacks
With vidoegames becoming a social norm is it taking over Christmas, and is this a good or bad thing? Back when I was a wee little lad the traditional thing to do after the giant Christmas feast was to roll into the lounge and get out a board game. Usually this would be one you’ve… Continue reading The Changing Face of Christmas Gaming
We are getting near the end of the year and we’ve had quite the year of release not quite 2007 but there are some blockbusters released this year. PS3: Killzone 2, Flower, Infamous, Ratchet and Clank: A Crack in time, Uncharted 2 360: Shadow Complex, Forza 3, Halo:ODST, Splosion Man Wii: New Super Mario Bros… Continue reading GOTY: What is everyone leaning towards?