2015 marks 20 years since the original PlayStation was released in the US, revolutionizing the console and video game industry at a time when it was all about Sega vs. Nintendo and Sony was most prominent as a cool way to play your cassettes.
As far as consoles are concerned, Sega is nowadays on a par with cassettes. It all went wrong back in the mid-90s, when the Sega Saturn lost out massively to the...
The Void is a virtual reality startup building the world’s first VR gaming center that it believes will be the future of entertainment. The company blends virtual reality and real world elements like sets, props, motion simulators and smoke machines. The end result will be pretty insane, if this epic new trailer is to be believed.… (more…)
There have been several announcements over the past few days from major video game companies announcing if they will or will not be attending some of the major press events this year. First SEGA said they won't be at E3, then Sony said they will not attend Gamescom. Microsoft has just made their announcements (in a… (more…)
This week, Square Enix launched Final Fantasy XIII for iOS and Android. Final Fantasy XIII for the smartphone is only 20 MB, which is unprecedented for a mobile gaming port of a more recent game. How does Square Enix prevent Final Fantasy XIII’s heavy processing needs from frying someone’s iPhone? The answer lies in cloud-based technology.… (more…)
“Grand Theft Auto 5” will reach the PC on Tuesday, and developer Rockstar of New York City teased eager fans with a two-minute trailer of its Rockstar Editor on Monday. The tool allows players to share and alter videos, much like an in-game Instagram or Snapchat. The Rockstar Editor will be compatible with “Grand Theft Auto… (more…)
Have you ever been playing an arcade classic and thought that, while fun, there just wasn't much to do? Sure Pong is a cornerstone of gaming, but there's really not much going on compared to say, an average Battlefield 4 game. That's where Pacapong comes in. Pacapong looks to take a few of those classic old… (more…)
The Steven Universe mobile game Attack the Light for Android, iOS and Amazon just came out last week, and reviews are as positive as titular character Steven Universe. With good reason: this inexpensive RPG brought me way more entertainment and sincere delight than I thought a simple mobile game could. Steven Universe is an adorable cartoon… (more…)
There is an old saying that "crime doesn't pay," but seeing how drug dealers, mob bosses and other "criminals" live, it is hard to agree with that sentiment. In fairness many of these criminals – even the white collar variety – end up spending years or more in a small cell. Whether a few years living the high life is worth spending time behind bars is worth it is one open for debate.
Not gonna lie, I’m pretty excited about the upcoming Don’t Starve Wii U release date. The hit indie title, which came out on Steam a million years ago but made a tremendous splash as one of the indie launch titles for PS4, is the first truly high-profile multiplatform indie game to make its way to the… (more…)
Recently, Nintendo of Europe made a mistake: The company’s Spanish division briefly posted release dates for both Yoshi’s Woolly World (this summer) and Splatoon (May 29). The dates were swiftly pulled, of course, but considering that they were on an official Nintendo website, they stand a reasonable chance of being accurate. And that means your kids… (more…)