• The Xbox One and PlayStation 4 Backwards Compatibility Fallacy

    One of the big drawbacks for the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 has seemed to be that neither console has any intentions of playing your...

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    One of the big drawbacks for the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 has seemed to be that neither console has any intentions of playing your last generation’s games right off of the disc like you’d wish. Sony has a plan involving streaming of some sort with their Gaikai service, but nothing about it is clear....
  • Why the Wii U Is Destined to Become the Next Sega Dreamcast

    There was something about the Sega Dreamcast that just felt a bit off when it launched in 1999. It felt like Sega rushed it to...

    There was something about the Sega Dreamcast that just felt a bit off when it launched in 1999. It felt like Sega rushed it to market to meet the 9-9-99 launch date, which admittedly caused a lot of buzz, launching a solid six months before there was any new competition by the way of the...
  • 5 Things That Stood Out at the PS4 Event

    Gamers got a glimpse of the future at Sony’s press conference where their next-gen console, the Playstation 4, was officially announced. Along with its name,...

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    Gamers got a glimpse of the future at Sony’s press conference where their next-gen console, the Playstation 4, was officially announced. Along with its name, we were able to see the Dualshock 4, some interesting new features, and some promising new games for the PS4. While I’m sure there’s still a lot more that Sony...
  • Backwards Compatibility is Not Having to Pay For Games Again

    There really is something to be said for being a loyal customer and supporting a company through years and years of products, including newer and...

    There really is something to be said for being a loyal customer and supporting a company through years and years of products, including newer and more expensive ones every few years. That is the life of being a videogame enthusiast; you get roped into purchasing new consoles every few years while your old system has...
  • The PS4 Has to Impress to Keep the PlayStation Brand Alive

    The past few years have been a bit rough for the videogame industry. It is still a growing industry, which makes it difficult to really...

    The past few years have been a bit rough for the videogame industry. It is still a growing industry, which makes it difficult to really fathom how it could be a rough few years, but we’ve seen feast or famine for a lot of companies, as well as some poor decisions and a lot of...
  • How the PS3 Excelled and Failed at Delivering the Goods

    It is a new year, which is also a new year in gaming and a new era rapidly approaches. Nintendo has already taken that first...

    It is a new year, which is also a new year in gaming and a new era rapidly approaches. Nintendo has already taken that first big step with the Wii U’s release in November of 2012, but both Microsoft and Sony have yet to pull the trigger when it comes to even announcing their next...
  • I Really Miss the Glory Days of Japanese RPGs

    Sometimes when you are writing something you have this gut feeling that people are going to disagree with you in a pretty hardcore way or...

    Sometimes when you are writing something you have this gut feeling that people are going to disagree with you in a pretty hardcore way or they are going to agree with you. It is hard to settle on which one it will be, but you keep moving forward anyway. I feel like this topic is...
  • Will This be the PS4’s Controller?

    Although it was patented in 2011, a summary of a combination of a regular Playstation controller and a PS Move controller was just published. Each...

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    Although it was patented in 2011, a summary of a combination of a regular Playstation controller and a PS Move controller was just published. Each part of the controller contains its own magnetometer, accelerometer, speaker, and gyro. The orbs are also able to light up, just like their PS Move counterparts. With a new controller...
  • Why the Oculus Rift Has the Upper Hand Next Generation

    The Oculus Rift made waves with its Kickstarter campaign, amassing a huge amount of $2.4 million dollars before it finally ended. With several of its...

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    The Oculus Rift made waves with its Kickstarter campaign, amassing a huge amount of $2.4 million dollars before it finally ended. With several of its development donation tiers bought out, and the more expensive ones purchased multiple times, it’s clear that developers are looking forward to what this 3D simulator has to offer. It probably...
  • Kickstarter Focus: Days of Dawn

    With a team selected from AION, Jagged Alliance Online, Rainbow Moon, Settlers 7, War of Worlds and Lords and Knights, Days of Dawn has an...

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    With a team selected from AION, Jagged Alliance Online, Rainbow Moon, Settlers 7, War of Worlds and Lords and Knights, Days of Dawn has an incredible amount of experience backing the project. However, they are setting out to do something completely new in the world of RPG gaming. The closest the industry has to it...