There have been many attempts to take loved kids’ video games and turn them darker. In most circumstances, the results are tasteless, low-quality, and should never have been made. The Four Players by Polaris is a very distinct exception. In a mix of real-world circumstances and fantasy gaming effects, they put together a completely different… Continue reading #Videos: Mario fan videos take the loved video game to the dark side
It was one of the most popular Zeldas of all time. 15 years after its release, here’s a superfast version of the complete Ocarina of Time. You’ll want to listen to the story of how all of this came about. If you’re not familiar with obsessive gaming, the concept that is normally associated with Nintendo… Continue reading #Video: Ocarina of Time beaten in under half an hour
When Nintendo came out with the Wii controller and remote, it was a dramatic change from the way that gamers had grown accustomed to interacting with their characters. It had two parts, took motion into account, and was either loved or hated depending on whether the user was able to master it or not. Xbox… Continue reading #Video: Steam controller demonstration makes other controllers look old
There’s a reason that companies like Apple and Microsoft have been in slumps over the last year or so. There hasn’t been anything to come out that has really impressed us. Sure, there are smartphones and smartwatches, tablets and glasses, but the wow factor hasn’t come along and smacked us on the face in quite… Continue reading Forget ‘smart’. I’m waiting for ‘brilliant’.
Technological advances in gaming show no signs of stopping. With that said, I understand the need for such things as RAM and storage space. In the case of the latter, if a video game console does not have enough of it, chances are that consumers are going to blow right past it. Seeing as how… Continue reading PlayStation 4: Is 12G Truly Necessary?
Many opinions on this particular matter surfaced but I’d like to say this to start: I always more about playing video games than watching someone else play video games. I want to be able to experience what’s happening onscreen for myself and I can only get so much of an experience out of what others… Continue reading Video gaming channels: the hits keep coming
It’s amazing what power in numbers can do, especially when it comes to the gaming world. For those of you who have been keeping track with the Xbox One, you will know that it wasn’t long ago that Microsoft announced that the previous DRM policies would be lifted, which was great news for those who… Continue reading Unlocking gaming regions through social media
The modern day console wars that have raged on for many years seem to have always been dominated by Nintendo, Microsoft, and Sony, all competing for the top spot. In the background of these battles lie other consoles: small startups that don’t have the AAA title games or millions of fans drooling over their new… Continue reading OUYA video game console becomes the latest crowdfunding success
Gamers around the world gathered to watch coverage from the annual Electronic Entertainment Exposition (E3) in Los Angeles last week. The expo has been hosted annually since 1995 and been the most popular video game event for years. Every couple of years, big name developers like Sony, Nintendo, and Microsoft unveil the next generation of… Continue reading Social media and U: how Nintendo is connecting the masses through social networking
From a social media marketing standpoint, a multimedia video game platform sounds like a dream. The idea seems novel an appealing: combining the functionalities of networks like Facebook and communication vehicles like Skype and integrating them into your gaming experience. From a gamer’s standpoint, it’s something that some will appreciate, and the rest won’t mind… Continue reading Xbox One: Can it truly stake first place?