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Coming Soon: The 2016 Game Awards

Good news, folks; those looking forward to the Game Awards and the new game trailers that inevitably follow may now rest a bit easier knowing that the days of our wait have been numbered. The show goes live December 1,...

Why Sonic Mania is So Important to Sega

Admittedly, when I first heard about Sonic Mania, I rolled my eyes sufficiently hard that they landed in the next room. It's not pleasant fishing your eyes out of the kitchen sink. A bit of hyperbole, yes, but the eye-rolling...

Mobile Gaming Ahabs Beware: Why Hunting Whales is a Bad Idea

It wasn't so long ago when it was revealed that the gamers getting in on Game of War spent an absolutely staggering amount of cash on their game of choice, spending about $549.69 per user per year. So it's clear...

4A Games Is Planning Something Big For E3

With E3 just a little under a month out, there's time to wonder what's coming up from all the big developers. There's also time to wonder what's coming up from the smaller developers, and 4A Games, the developer of Metro:...

The Nintendo NX Study in Contradictions

After the disaster that was the Nintendo Wii U, it's not surprising to see that a lot of fans are actively pinning their hopes to the Nintendo NX to put their company of choice back in the running in the...

What's coming to E3 2016? More Than You Might Think

While there's been a lot of word coming out of late as to what--and who--won't be seen at E3 2016, there's some recent word about what will be. The good news is that there will be quite a bit making...

A Third Round of Two Worlds?

Two Worlds was, depending on who you talk to, an underappreciated gem or a colossal waste of time. The second Two Worlds, meanwhile, was somewhat better received. With this pair of examples in play, it's easy to see why a...

Wii U, RIP

And so, that's it. One of the shortest hardware generations of all time has kicked off the beginning of the end, such as it was. The Wii U is done, and already, some are talking about the Nintendo NX and...

Final Fantasy XV Difficulty A New Twist

Final Fantasy games have long been known for changing things, such that sequels seldom looked much like their predecessors. The difference between Seven and Eight was about the same as the difference between Eight and Nine, just for an example....

What Delayed Scalebound?

For those looking forward to Scalebound like I was, there's some bad news afoot, as the plans to release the title in 2016 have gone up in smoke. Word from Platinum Games says that the title is going to take...

Buy a New Game System on Black Friday / Cyber Monday? You Weren't Alone

While the battle between Microsoft and Sony for sales dominance has been ongoing for years now, Black Friday generated good news for both sides. The ongoing battle shows no signs of stopping, but a new report suggests Black Friday was...

What's Coming to PlayStation Experience 2015?

With some major game releases to come, it would be easy to forget that there's a major new show from Sony coming soon. It would be easy, but it would also be a bad idea. Because while there's a lot...

Even Microsoft Thinks It Might Be Second This Round

Microsoft might just be waving the white flag for this round of the console generation, as Phil Spencer himself appears to be doubting his platform's ability to catch up to Sony, declaring that the competing console brand had a "huge...

Is This the End of the Console Era?

Recent word from no less than Michael Pachter, a familiar name in the video game analysis sector, suggests that maybe the console audience has reached its peak, and this is about the top of the market for the console field...

Nintendo Takes a New President to "Strengthen the Company"

It's been just over two months since the death of Satoru Iwata, and now, word has emerged that the white smoke has gone up on a new president for Nintendo, so to speak. The new president of Nintendo is Tatsumi...

Will The 2015 Holiday Season Be Good to Microsoft?

It's no secret that Microsoft has been behind--way behind--in terms of device sales against rival Sony. A disastrous E3 right before the systems launched left a bad taste in a great many mouths out there, and that left Microsoft struggling...

Nintendo's New Patent Application: No Discs?

For most of those who grew up in the 1980s and 1990s, Nintendo pretty much rule the roost when it came to gaming. And with good reason; Nintendo had the biggest characters, the most fun games, a host of third-party...

Gamescom 2015: It's a Bigger Event Than You Think

Gamescom isn't exactly a big name for a lot of people; it's certainly no E3, and it's even not quite a match for the Penny Arcade Expo. But this German game trade show is regarded as one of the biggest...

R.I.P Satoru Iwata

Satoru Iwata was a man who experienced a lot of things. He's seen the development of a host of different games and different systems. And now, word has emerged that Satoru Iwata has passed on following a bile duct growth....

Nintendo and Disney: What a Combination

Sometimes combinations just work out. Peanut butter and chocolate, digital clocks and VCRs, root beer and ice cream. And then there's the idea of Nintendo and Disney, an idea that really should work out well. Indeed, it would seem to...

So Who Won E3 2015, Anyway?

It's a question that's been going on for some time now...after E3, or most any other major event, the question inevitably comes up of just who "won" the event in question. That means different things to different people, but it's...

Is Konami's New Gaming Push a Sign of Revived Arcades?

A strange set of events came together recently, and left me with one disquieting concept in mind. Is the arcade, long thought killed by the rise of online and home console gaming, making a return? Even two years ago it...

Looking for News on Nintendo's Next Console? Not Until 2016

This was news that turned out to be both surprising and not surprising within instants of each other arising. The word emerged earlier today from no less than Nintendo president Satoru Iwata that when Nintendo hit E3 this June, there...

Phil Spencer's Plans for E3: First Party Exclusives

It's not surprising that people are already fueling up for E3. With the big event a little under two months out, and some tidbits already getting out like the fact that Bethesda's going to have its own presser at the...

Nintendo Making a Comeback? NPD Report Suggest It May Be So.

It's a little bit of a mixed bag in the gaming market for March, according to a new report from the NPD Group, and while there's a little disheartening news here, there's also quite a bit of reason to be...
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