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April Contest Winners!

April is gone, and with it one of the greatest things to happen to N4G - http://n4g.co... Comments(14)
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The Nintendo console I really want to own

Besides the legendary NES, and to a slightly smaller extent the SNES, every Nintendo console... Comments(4)
Crazyglues 3d ago
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Is the Console War Over, Has PS4 Won, Is it Time for Xbox Two?

This is just a question, not a war, just a simply question I would like to ask out loud. Is... Comments(23)
PureSophistry 4d ago
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Elegy a Dead World Developer Interview “Advanced literature taught through Space Magic”

In “A Defence of Poetry”, Percy Shelley made the famous (if slightly self-aggrandizing) clai... Comments(0)

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What Not To Say To a (Girl) Gamer

111d ago ... It seems (some) guys need a brief refresher on how to talk to gamers that are also coincidentally female. I don’t like to separate genders when talking about gamers because we are all a united group of people who enjoy the same thing, but some of the stuff I’ve heard said to myself and other (girl) gamers is downright rude. Enjoy this list of things frequently said to female gamers with some ve...

The "No N3DS charger" debacle: My theory behind Nintendo's mistake.

112d ago ... UPDATE: Apparently, Nintendo has seen fit to prove my assertions correct: They have done it to cut down on the price, under the assumption that people would keep the charger from their old system, which shows their ignorance of trade-in policies. http://attackofthefanboy.com/news/new-nintendo-3ds-xl-will-come-no-ac-adapter-nintendo-explains/ So, yeah, original post follows, but I now fee...

The Season Pass

112d ago ... Gaming was once a simple concept; as a matter of fact, it was so long ago that video gaming was elementary, it feels more like a blurred memory or a dream you can't quite recall. I remember the straightforward task of heading to one's favourite rental store or video game distributor and finding the game you intended to purchase right there on the shelf. Of course, there were times where one mig...

GamerGate, Video Games, and N4G Submissions

112d ago ... To say that GamerGate is a touchy subject at this time in video games is kind of an understatement. It's a topic that is easily prone to differences of opinion as one's preferred choice in gaming platform, and it is about as likely to generate furor between those who disagree. Having said that, please read the following and understand how we intend to moderate GamerGate news on N4G. N4G ha...
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December Design Contest (PS4!) Winners

114d ago ... Hey, guys! As you may or may not have gathered from my account status or by hanging out at the N4G water cooler, I'm out on maternity leave. But that doesn't mean we can't have design contest winners! (it just means they'll be announced this late ;)) The winner of the PS4 is..... IXA!!! THE CHOSEN ONES: FIVE winners will be chosen based on which entries we (HAVA staff) like best. :) T...

Work, Life, Video Games, and You. Finding the Balance.

115d ago ... Hello, everyone and Happy New Year! I am back to do some writing after a short hiatus. While I did intend on writing something up that was holiday related (in the same spirit as "Twas the Night Before Christmas" so there would be plenty of rhyming to be had), it was unfortunately not to be. Hopefully I will be able to write that up for later on this year. I regret not being able to actually wri...

How Video Games Changed My life

115d ago ... There is no doubt that we as gamers are affected and changed by video games. This issue most of the times blows down to the discussion that whether video games will turn gamers to racist pedophiliac rapist mass murderers or not, and it’s usually between people who know nothing about video games and those who do. I have nothing to add to this discussion, so this is not what I’m talking about. Ho...

On Critiquing Games And How Some Stances Or Ideologies Are Irrelevant

116d ago ... I have just finished reading an article that's here on N4G that claims to analyze Anita Sarkeesian's Strengths and Weaknesses within her Tropes vs. Women in Video Games series and there is a recurring theme. That theme is the idea of feminist critique. I thought I'd talk about that and other forms of critique but let's think about feminist critique shall we? What is feminist critiquing? Well...

Too Many Side Quests?

117d ago ... Shigeru Miyamoto recently released some new information about the upcoming Zelda game that some people might find exciting, or may deter some people from playing it. He said, “There may even be times where you forget what your goal is because you’re doing other things on the side.” This is nothing new in the history of Zelda games, which always feature fun and entertaining side quests that earn...
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New Nintendo Console Incoming? You Don't Say!

118d ago ... Recently, a lot of news has been pouring in about Nintendo, and for what seems like the first time in a (really) long time, it's all positive. The 3DS is undeniably any gamer's Master Sword of a system, and the Wii U has finally become "the little console that CAN!" - as its fortunes have almost completely shifted direction for the better. Case in point, both of Nintendo's systems and their com...

N4G December Contest Winners! Well, Most of Them!

120d ago ... Congratulations to (most of our) December winners! Our January contests are here: http://n4g.com/user/blogpost/cgoodno/531638 First a note about the December Greeting Card Design Contest (which includes one lucky PS4 winner), there is still more decision making to be had with these items and the winners will be announced and notified later than usual. While we wait for more decision ma...
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N4G GOTY Awards Call for NOMINATIONS

120d ago ... Well, I guess this is a thing now. For the SECOND time (woo! Consecutive years! Continuity! Sequels! Possible miniseries!), instead of letting the rest of the internet tell us what we like, let’s tell them. Below are the categories for N4G's 2014 GOTY. At this stage we are accepting your NOMINATIONS in these categories. Once we refine all the nominations we will post again with information o...

Top 10 free to play MMORPG in 2015

121d ago ... 2015 starts and what are the best MMORPGs this year in terms of 2014? There are a lot of free-to-play MMORPGs out there but sometimes, it can be hard to find a few that are worth your time. This list is a number of titles for gamers to check out and play throughout 2015, with a good variety for different tastes.These games can be enjoyed without spending a penny while there is still an option t...

Gaming Graphics In The Past, Present & Future

121d ago ... Every generation brings us the promise of catchphrases in the form of photorealistic and so real you can touch them… But what do gaming graphics and the latest consoles really mean to the hobby itself? This generation, more than any before it, people are noticing more and more of the visual aspects related to the titles they play. 1080p, 900p, 720p and framerates all at the forefront of a games...

N4G January Contest Details

122d ago ... New year, new contests. Here's how you can win some extra money in this first month of the new year. The $50 COMMENTS - FOUR WINNERS!: Each comment you make on N4G during January on any story, blog, user review, forums - ANYTHING = 1 entry. Comment 25 times? 25 entries. 100? 100 entries. You get the idea? Yeah, you do! Each of the 4 Winners will get a $50 Amazon gift card! DQ if you...

Until Dawn | My Prayers Have Been Answered

123d ago ... Growing up, I always had an insatiable fascination with experiencing a horror movie in an interactive fashion. Whether that be being cast as an actor in a horror film or experiencing a true horror story in video game form. I don't mean supernatural or undead like The Evil Within or The Walking Dead; I mean a gritty, serial killer-esque thematic on par with the Halloween franchise. As a younger...

Is the only option left for Nintendo is to be different?

123d ago ... Nintendo, while still being a powerhouse when it comes to software and the dedicated portable market, seems to have pigeon-holed themselves into a corner when it comes to console gaming. The downward spiral dated back to the N64 days and Sony's smash entry the first Playstation. It truly was revolutionary at the time. A time when Nintendo had strained relationships with third party publishers,...

My top 11 PS2 games.

124d ago ... Playstation 2 is one of those consoles that was just a juggernaut of its own even though the Gamecube and the original Xbox had slightly better graphics however nothing rivaled it in terms of sheer amount of games and variety it had and it came with a built in DVD player so that was cool for the time. With the great amount of time I had with it I wanted to show my top 11 for my favorite console...

What is up with number 3?

125d ago ... Sequels are really hard to make because the developers works harder to make a better game while retaining the charm of the first game but sometimes when a sequel becomes really good and way better than the first. Developers think about making a third one which either fails to impress because of the high bar the second game sets or never gets released and on rare occasions it becomes the best...

Why Nintendo quality dominated 2014 quantity

126d ago ... I must preface this article by saying I am in no way a Nintendo fanboy. I have openly mocked Nintendo on many occasions in the past and this article is as fair and impartial as I can make it. As we ring in 2015, I can't help but chuckle at Nintendo's complete dominance of 2014. I never saw it coming, and if you are being honest with yourself, you didn't either. I am of course talking about q...
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