nachobragers: They call it the Xbox One because Microsoft’s aim is to congregate aspects of video gaming, television and other multimedia into one system. The community aspect factors into this as well, wherein you the player are connected with millions of users across the world to join together as one. This post is an example of anti-humor, a joke in which the punchline is usually subverted for...
The Mindset of Sexist Game Developers →
doriandawes: Normally, when bringing up the topic of sexism in gaming, I’m loathe to actually refer to any of the developers as sexist, as usually these are mistakes committed out of pure ignorance. Nobody want… My response to George Kamitani, the artist behind Dragon’s Crown, and how shameless fanservice is going to hinder his product as a whole, but before that how his juvenile behavior is...
gaymerlag: dragonsblogma: Wii U (Basic) will launch in Japan at 26,250yen ($321) As you know video game prices in Japan are inflated, for comparison The Wii launched in Japan at a price of 25,000yen and launched here in America at $250 this pretty much confirms my predictions of the Wii U price point that there will be two bundles ranging from $250 to $300. So ya’ll know. More info for the...
Preorder Hyrule Historia (and save $14) →
tinycartridge: Just in case you haven’t heard, Dark Horse is bringing Hyrule Historia — that amazing Legend of Zelda book featuring “never-before-seen concept art, the full history of Hyrule, the official chronology of the games,” and more — to the U.S. in January 2013. Yeah, that’s a while from now, but I never expected Nintendo to work with anyone to bring this outside of Japan in the first...
Wii U's Miiverse is the future of games
tinycartridge: For many, Wii U’s Miiverse features seem like yet another annoying attempt to shove social features where they don’t belong — a distraction from what should be important and what developers should focus on, gameplay. Why do video games need a Twitter-style feed for posting messages? Why does it need to be injected into games, letting others invade your game with their comments?...
New Super Mario Bros. 2, other retail 3DS games to... →
tinycartridge: Digital distribu-ton! Confirming recent rumors, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata announced plans to release some retail games, including New Super Mario Bros. 2 and the Brain Age followup “Onitore,” on eShop at launch. In an interesting twist, you’ll be able to purchase them directly on the eShop, or via codes sold at retail (like GameStop’s experiments with 3D Classics Kid...