• Nintendo: 2014 Annual Profit is a Good Sign

    It seems that Nintendo is slowly, but surely, turning things around in a big way. To show how big of a turnaround year, the gaming...

    It seems that Nintendo is slowly, but surely, turning things around in a big way. To show how big of a turnaround year, the gaming giant recently announced it grossed its first annual profit since 2011. It has been three years since Nintendo managed to have an annual profit in sales. The profit included an...
  • Nintendo at Universal Theme Parks: A Potential Dream Come True

    It is official. Video game giant Nintendo is partnering with Universal Studios to create new rides and attractions at Universal’s theme parks across the globe....

    It is official. Video game giant Nintendo is partnering with Universal Studios to create new rides and attractions at Universal’s theme parks across the globe. On one hand, I was surprised because I did not see the deal coming this week. On the other hand, the deal makes sense because lately, Nintendo seems to be...
  • Star Wars: Fantasy Scenarios for New Era of Games

    Now that EA has the Star Wars video game license, a new era of Star Wars video games will begin later this year. It is...

    Now that EA has the Star Wars video game license, a new era of Star Wars video games will begin later this year. It is just in time for a bonanza of new Star Wars media. A new trilogy begins with Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens in December. Then there will be...
  • Nintendo Not Completely at Fault for Amiibo Scalpers

    Earlier this week, Nintendo released an official statement to fans regarding some of the many problems and complaints surrounding the Amiibo figure line. In short,...

    Earlier this week, Nintendo released an official statement to fans regarding some of the many problems and complaints surrounding the Amiibo figure line. In short, the toys-to-life line of figures for Nintendo has been an outrageous success. However, like the old cliché says, “With more money comes more problems.” Fans have come down hard on...
  • Nintendo E3 2013: 5 Reasons Skipping E3 Is Bad News

    Nintendo recently announced that it would be skipping the large press conferences that tend to be held at E3 this year. Nintendo E3 2013 will...

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    Nintendo recently announced that it would be skipping the large press conferences that tend to be held at E3 this year. Nintendo E3 2013 will not be as grand this year. Over the past few years, each of the big console manufacturers and a couple of the biggest game developers hold a press conference during...
  • Retrospective: Valkyria Chronicles Remembered

    We started last week’s retrospective by looking at one of the biggest games of this generation, MGS4. This week, we’ll take a look at a...

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    We started last week’s retrospective by looking at one of the biggest games of this generation, MGS4. This week, we’ll take a look at a smaller game, but equally as fascinating as MGS4. Unfortunately, it’s another exclusive game, for the PS3 again this time. That game is Valkyria Chronicles. The whole point of this retrospective...
  • Nintendo 3DS: Is It Holding Back The Wii U?

    Nintendo has always been strong in the handheld market. It still seems to be able to cater for the portable audience even during a time...

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    Nintendo has always been strong in the handheld market. It still seems to be able to cater for the portable audience even during a time of smartphones and other mobile devices that are stating to pick up gaming momentum. The Nintendo 3DS is the latest handheld from Nintendo and while it took a while to...
  • Luis Suarez’s Bite & Other Funky Features FIFA 14 Needs

    One of the most hotly talked about incidents over the past week outside of video games has been a football related incident involving Liverpool striker...

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    One of the most hotly talked about incidents over the past week outside of video games has been a football related incident involving Liverpool striker Luis Suarez biting an opponent during a match. As shocking an incident as that was, it wasn’t the first of its kind in the Premier League. Regardless of that though,...
  • Why More Games Need To Be Like Bioshock Infinite

    BioShock Infinite received critical acclaim when it released on March 26th and was one of the most anticipated games of 2013. This success is largely...

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    BioShock Infinite received critical acclaim when it released on March 26th and was one of the most anticipated games of 2013. This success is largely due to Irrational Games’ legacy and the overall success of the original BioShock. As of right now, Infinite has a Metacritic score of 95% and has sold millions of copies...
  • FIFA 14: Time To Introduce Female Players?

    Events in recent months has seen the revival somewhat of the argument as to the treatment of women in video games. While I don’t necessarily...

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    Events in recent months has seen the revival somewhat of the argument as to the treatment of women in video games. While I don’t necessarily think video games or their creators are sexist in nature, I do think that some developers cater blindly to a male centric audience. I’m not saying that video game creators...