PlayStation’s 20th Anniversary

Last Wednesday was the anniversary of the first PlayStation, a console that helped change the video game industry. It’s CD support attracted several publishers to release exclusives for Sony while Nintendo was still using cartridges and it was more than a video game console since it could play music CDs. To celebrate the consoles anniversary … Continue reading


Hardcore: A POV Action Movie

There’s a lot of buzz going around about a sci-fi action film shot from a different perspective than the usual feature. Gamers will relate the, possibly upcoming, movie Hardcore to a modern-day FPS since the entire movie is basically a shoot-em-up from the protagonist’s point-of-view. The plot is about a cyborg named, Henry, who is … Continue reading


Gone But Not Forgotten – History of Acclaim Entertainment

Companies come and go all the time in every industry but that doesn’t trivialize the sorrow whenever doors are closed for the last time and taking along its titles. This series will cover the games and the difficulties that companies  have suffered which lead to their eventual demise. Also, companies that died off but sold … Continue reading


Violence Against Women in Video Games

One afternoon a unique scenario played through my head. It was inspired by Anita Sarkeesian’s latest episode of Feminist-Frequency. I had to stop the show and focus on this scenario. I imagined I was playing a video game and during the game, the actions of the NPCs, or the side missions I encountered, were white … Continue reading


Assassin’s Creed IV – Black Flag Leaks and Trailer

It’s happening again. Ubisoft’s next Assassin’s Creed installment is leaking early to the internet however unlike last year (when they company went with an official announcement on Game Informer) Ubisoft is covering their tracks and having the videos pulled or moved to private but it’s the weekend who knows what’ll happen on Monday. Just about … Continue reading


E3 2012: Featured Games Cont’d

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Black Ops 2‘s demo takes place in the middle of a war-torn LA as you try to protect the president. Dramatic explosions, loud shouting and gunfire everywhere the demo doesn’t let up. Treyarch giving the series a new futuristic look and advanced weapons since it now takes place in … Continue reading


E3 2012: Featured Games

Elder Scrolls Online Zenimax Online Studios are given the reigns to develop Elder Scrolls Online with consulting from Bethesda. Set 1000 years before Skyrim. You can select nine races, three part of a faction and a specific region in Tamriel. Ebonheart Pact – Argonian, Dunner and the Nord Aldemeri Dominion – Altmer, Bosmer and Khajit … Continue reading


E3 2012 Doom 3: BFG Edition Detailed

Id software’s presentation of Doom at E3 2012 isn’t the sequel that we all have been waiting for but it’s actually a remake of the Doom 3 from eight years ago for PC, Xbox 360, PC and PlayStation 3. With a graphical update on lighting and rendering, 3D, HD support and 5.1 surround will flourish. … Continue reading


E3 2012 Square Enix Showcases the Luminous Studio Engine

Though Microsoft and Sony didn’t utter a word about next-gen technology we can tell the developers are getting ready. Square Enix unveiled the tech demo live at E3. The Luminous Studio engine is power can be used for the next PlayStation and Xbox. Hardware specs haven’t been released just yet but it looks like a … Continue reading


E3 2012 Day 2 Recap – Nintendo Conference and E3 News

Okay, okay technically it was the first day of and today is the second but this is including the press conferences on Monday. Though the last major press conference was in the morning the rest of the day of news and buzzing games. Nintendo Had their press conference early in the morning explaining the Wii … Continue reading