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May 31st, 2013 - 3:26 pm ≡ by Nigel ≡ in Console, Feature, games market

Dozens of PS4 and Xbox One Games Show Up on Online Swedish Store

Dozens of PS4 and Xbox One Games Show Up on Online Swedish Store

Swedish online store “WebHallen” recently posted dozens of PS4 and Xbox One games that you can purchase. Someone’s jumping the gun are they not?   It seems a little early to start posting games for next-gen, maybe they’re just doing it for hype. It’s not like this is a small online retailer either, it turns […]

May 24th, 2013 - 11:04 pm ≡ by Nigel ≡ in Console, Feature, games market

The Real Definition of HD Graphics for Next-Gen Consoles

Cry Engine 3The Real Definition of HD Graphics for Next-Gen Consoles

We all want our games to have “HD Graphics” because it usually means they will look better. There are several different ways that HD can be described. So what exactly does “HD” mean for next-gen consoles?   Let’s start with the basics. There’s a lot of different definitions of what exactly High Definition means. Technically […]

May 3rd, 2013 - 11:30 pm ≡ by Nigel ≡ in Console, Feature, games market

4 Claims the Wii U can make that the Xbox 720 and PS4 can’t

4 Claims the Wii U can make that the Xbox 720 and PS4 can’t

There’s been a lot of talk that the new Xbox 720 and PS4 are going to take this generation of consoles by storm. The Wii U may not be blowing gamers away, but it can still hold its own. Here are 4 claims that the Wii U can make that the Xbox 720 and PS4 […]

April 19th, 2013 - 10:44 pm ≡ by Nigel ≡ in Console, Feature, games market

Xbox 720 Specs to Set Standard for Next-Gen Games

Xbox 720 Specs to Set Standard for Next-Gen Games

Since Microsoft’s release of the original Xbox they have been a major player in the gaming industry. Microsoft’s presence in the gaming industry along with the Xbox 360 set the standard for games. Now that the next-gen consoles are on the horizon, will that stay the same?   The short answer, probably. The reasons may […]

April 12th, 2013 - 11:39 pm ≡ by Nigel ≡ in Feature, games market

EA, could this be the end of a Gaming Giant?

EA, could this be the end of a Gaming Giant?

After being named ‘Worst Company in America’ again, and with their recent layoffs of most of its Montreal studio, EA’s horrible reputation with gamers is starting to catch up with them. Could this be the end of a gaming giant?   EA’s reputation with gamers has gone from bad to even worse over the past […]

April 5th, 2013 - 8:43 pm ≡ by Nigel ≡ in Console, Feature, games market

Where are all the 1st Party Titles Nintendo?

Where are all the 1st Party Titles Nintendo?

With the Wii U out for several months it’s disappointing that there aren’t very many 1st party titles. Since the Wii U’s release Nintendo has had to cut the price just to keep the system alive. If they don’t start releasing these titles soon the system could be forgotten before it even gets going.   […]

March 22nd, 2013 - 5:05 pm ≡ by Nigel ≡ in Console, Feature, games market, Gaming

The Future of Video Game Consoles

The Future of Video Game Consoles

2013 is shaping up to be an awesome year for video games and video game consoles. First we have the two big powerhouses, Sony and Microsoft, readying their consoles for the next generation of games. Also coming out is the very open and developer friendly Ouya system, as well as Valve’s Steam Box. With some […]

March 15th, 2013 - 4:08 pm ≡ by Nigel ≡ in games market

$20K Prize to Make a Game for Cats

Cat Playing on the iPad

Ever wanted games your cat could play? Well now you’re in luck.   I thought I’d seen it all until I heard about this game jam for cats. The event is going to take place in Los Angeles on March 23, the weekend before the GDC starts.   The game jam is going to be […]

February 20th, 2013 - 7:47 pm ≡ by Nigel ≡ in Console, Feature, games market

An Entire Overview of the Playstation Event (w/ Pictures)

An Entire Overview of the Playstation Event (w/ Pictures)

With over half a million people watching, the event started off with an epic beginning video with introspective clips of inspiring videos that then turned into a slew of clips of the Playstation’s best games. Then the main announcer came out and teased some more with a quick speech. He then went to talk about […]

February 15th, 2013 - 7:16 pm ≡ by Nigel ≡ in Feature, games market, Gaming

“Year of Luigi”, Nintendo Sidetracking

“Year of Luigi”, Nintendo Sidetracking

Mario is the character we all know and love, why is the focus going to Luigi? When I first heard this change it seemed a little strange. Along with this the Wii U is struggling with sales. Why would Nintendo focus on Mario’s brother instead of Mario himself? This seems like an odd solution to […]