• How Sony Can Save the Vita

    Let me make something clear: I love my Vita. I first picked up the system at launch along with a handful of games to get...

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    Let me make something clear: I love my Vita. I first picked up the system at launch along with a handful of games to get me started, and was immediately impressed by the handheld’s features and potential. Unfortunately, the Vita still has yet to truly live up to that potential, and though Sony has declared...
  • Stop Asking for a Final Fantasy VII Remake

    Way back in 1997, a little game called Final Fantasy VII hit the market and took the gaming world by storm. Not only did it provide an...

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    Way back in 1997, a little game called Final Fantasy VII hit the market and took the gaming world by storm. Not only did it provide an incredible story, engaging gameplay, and memorable characters, it brought the ever-popular Final Fantasy franchise to a three-dimensional perspective, forever changing the face of the series. The story and setting touched on...
  • Has Nintendo Made Its Comeback?

    For the past month, Nintendo has been relatively quiet. With the exception of their big Pokémon X & Y reveal, the company has churned out...

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    For the past month, Nintendo has been relatively quiet. With the exception of their big Pokémon X & Y reveal, the company has churned out next to no titles or information about upcoming releases. Comparing Nintendo to the other two major publishers showed that Nintendo was severely lacking in the month of January. Initially I...
  • God Mode Takes Mindless Killing To a Whole New Level

    Arcade titles are becoming more popular as they offer entertaining games at very low prices. Most full games today cost around $59.99 or more around...

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    Arcade titles are becoming more popular as they offer entertaining games at very low prices. Most full games today cost around $59.99 or more around release and don’t guarantee the player that they will indeed get their money’s worth in playtime. There have been countless games I have played that I spent more time putting...
  • Fire Pro Returns PS2 Classic: The Classics Still Do Everything Better

    Sony has been pushing older games out through the PlayStation Network Store for a while now, under the title of “PlayStation Classics.” The games span...

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    Sony has been pushing older games out through the PlayStation Network Store for a while now, under the title of “PlayStation Classics.” The games span from back to the original PlayStation to the PlayStation 2 as well as everything else that happened with the PlayStation name and they do a good job of curating the...
  • Kickstarter Focus: Death Inc.

    Ambient Studios is a team packed full of talent, with developers from Little Big Planet, Fable, Crysis 3, Battlefield 2, SimCity, along with many other...

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    Ambient Studios is a team packed full of talent, with developers from Little Big Planet, Fable, Crysis 3, Battlefield 2, SimCity, along with many other games. They formed the studio so that they could make their games the way they wanted to—and the first game they plan to deliver is Death Inc. The game plays...
  • Should We Be Able to Sell Used Digital Games?

    While it might seem like common sense that you can’t sell something that doesn’t physically exist, the option of selling used digital content obtained through...

    While it might seem like common sense that you can’t sell something that doesn’t physically exist, the option of selling used digital content obtained through services such as Steam or IndieCity is heavily debated in places like Germany. After a German court ruled that the trading of used software licenses is legal—and that the author...
  • How Gaming Can Learn From Netflix’s House of Cards

    Netflix took the big leap into premium television this weekend by releasing their first ever original series, “House of Cards,” by putting the entire first...

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    Netflix took the big leap into premium television this weekend by releasing their first ever original series, “House of Cards,” by putting the entire first season on all at once. Netflix believes that viewers tend to digest shows in large lumps and that their new series should be digested all 13 episodes in a row,...
  • Kickstarter Focus: Spatial Flux

    Playing like a space-age Oregon Trail, Spatial Flux aims to deliver a text-based adventure with high-quality backgrounds and pixel-based sprites for a retro feel in...

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    Playing like a space-age Oregon Trail, Spatial Flux aims to deliver a text-based adventure with high-quality backgrounds and pixel-based sprites for a retro feel in a modern game. The game will be released on Mac, Linux, PC, and several mobile platforms. The project is a collaboration between several different studios, although the project is being...
  • Kickstarter Focus: Homesick

    Homesick is reminiscent of both Dear Esther and Fatal Frame—the beauty of the environment plays a crucial role in the player’s experience, while it can...

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    Homesick is reminiscent of both Dear Esther and Fatal Frame—the beauty of the environment plays a crucial role in the player’s experience, while it can just as easily betray them. It is an adventure game that is inspired by Monkey Island and Myst, and hopes to bring cutting-edge graphics to the genre along with its...