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8 Game Case Mistakes

1143d ago ... Whenever people go to buy a new game one of the first things they look at is the back of the game case. Why do we look at it? The pictures and the description can tell us if its going to be a game we'd like or not. But sometimes these descriptions and pictures are wrong. Here's my list of the top 8 mistakes on video game cases. Why 8? Because 5 is to few and 10 is to overused. 8. Description...

RDR: Undead Nightmare, or "How to push gameplay mechanics past their breaking point"

1165d ago ... Red Dead Redemption's a game that interested me from the start. However, my experience with GTAIV was less than pleasant because of the game's (IMO) extremely poor gameplay. And because RDR obviously runs on the same engine, I had my reservations. But recently the game was on sale for 20$, and at the same time all its DLC was available as a bundle for 10$ on the PSN--essentially a 90$ value for...

An unimportant opinion regarding call of duty from a hater of the series

1178d ago ... Alright look, ill be honest, im a cod hater. Take that for what you will, but plain and simple I find the franchise grossly overrated. I’m somewhat jealous of the success that encompasses the game more than what the actual game entails. I hate on cod solely because it has the power to sell millions and millions of copies day 1 while my all time favorite game franchises barely break the 500,000...

Moderation confusion

1204d ago ... If you take a look at the guidelines of this site and then take a look at news stories and comments here, I bet you'll be confused as to how the moderation is on this site. According to the guidelines, blog posts will not be posted as news, flamebait is not allowed, trolling is not allowed, etc... But what is seen everyday? Every single type of infraction gets passed until someone with the p...

So This is Supposed to Get Me to Like Nintendo Again?

1238d ago ... Like many people going into E3 this year, I was excited to see what Nintendo's new console would bring to the table. Would it be an iteration of the Wii with better graphics? Would it be a traditional controller and console? Would it be the next revolution in gaming? I was both excited and freaked out. At the end, I was just confused. First off, let me tell you that I am not a huge fan o...

E3 2011 Ubisoft Press Conference

1242d ago ... Ok this press conference wasn't as boring as the EA one but not much made me look forward to the next 12 months. Anyway here's my responses to the announcements. - Rayman Origins. Seems like fun. Also has local co op like a lot more games should. - Driver San Francisco. I wasn't a fan and still not sold on it. Also confused on what's going on. - Far Cry 3. Not my type of game but vis...

Adam Sessler " I pay for Xbox Live... you don't end you with the PSN debacle"

1247d ago ... My excitement for E3 has me going back to visit some of the old podcast that I used to listen to for E3 predictions before I finally had enough BS from the people on them. G4 Feedback and IGN Beyond are the most notable but I refuse to go back to IGN so I checked out Feedback. Now I am listing and the topic of COD Elite service comes up and as if the gods were trying to tell me to stay away,...

Sony theoretically endangers our lives :P

1255d ago ... When I signed up for PSN and selected my online ID, I pretty much thought my personal information was perfectly safe and my real identities remained anonymous to everyone I felt the need to keep it from. Every Gamer at some point has refused friend invites from individuals to strange for their liking. I have had messages from sick gamer asking for my address so in his words 'he could rape my...

Why is Sony so shady?

1281d ago ... This is something that has bothered me periodically over the last couple of years. I admit I liked the PS2 but I kind of thought Sony lost the mission plan when the PS3 launched. They seemed to go the opposite direction of the PS2 and it left me perplexed. I mean the PS1 and PS2 literally dominated the market, the consoles were inexpensive, offered fun games, even if the graphics weren't the be...

Ask the Arishock

1283d ago ... Good evening and welcome to the first ever edition of "Ask the Arishock" the Q and A solution for all you're problems. The Arishok is the qunnari foremost expert on all things so be confident that he will give you a professional answer that will leave you satisfied or...dead but that rarely happens. Do you have a life dilemma calling your mind home? Are you hungry for answers like a darkspawn...

Playstation Network downtime

1285d ago ... The Playstation Network has been down now for over 3 days and the effects are starting to show. There has been the usual rage, despair and oaths never to touch Sony product ever again. My own PS3 died last week after 4 years of gaming and good times. I was able to copy most of my saved data and I had bought a new slim 320 GB PS3. But because of the downtime I haven't been able to log on PSN...

Console Disappointments: PS3 Home

1292d ago ... This isn’t the usual expressions of negativity made by people who have either never tried it, only dismissed it after a few visits as it was just starting up or refuse to even go near it because of, “broken promises” such as the trophy room. No, this is just some general complaining and criticisms from someone who does use it often. First up is scale and quality of virtual items. The pleasa...

Hay guise, what's trending?

1303d ago ... N4G article trends. Love them, hate them, you're rear end is still being stuck up in the air. If you're wondering who the beautiful gent is accompanying this blog, it's Gucci Mane, and Gucci being trendy (or not, I'm not a woman or metrosexual) is a sort of reference to the motif. I digress, I'm here to offer my 2 cents on what's trending and the idea of trending articles. Let's start wit...

Pointless FFXIII Hindsight

1458d ago ... Or, How I Would have Done It. Like most FFXIII "Haters" I don't actually hate the game. Was just disappointed and underwhelmed with what was finally delivered after much hype and promise. Sight of the first trailer, the very first trailer, which hinted at steroid infused grown-up Kingdom Hearts styled gameplay as well as a possibly expansive interactive world. Not the largely linear title wi...

Story telling & concept design in games...so important yet so NOT in demand!

1464d ago ... There are many games I have played which would be very boring slog fests if it wasn't for a great story. For example Persona 4 is a generic turn based rpg. If it took place within the typical anime inspired setting of dragons, evil empires, and hidden space ships I would have put it down in 5 seconds flat! Instead, Persona 4 opted to establish an atmosphere of mystery in a modern day setting...

Indie Game Spotlight: Mommy's Best Games

1476d ago ... BLOG REVIEWS FORUM ABOUT CONTACT Indie Gamer Spotlight: Mommy’s Best Games October 15th, 2010 By: GHR Superman After spending some time at the Mommy’s Best Games booth at PAX East last march. We here at GamerHusbands Radio just can’t wait to see more. That’s why I have decide to make them the first indie game developer that I put in the spotlight in my new Spotlight series. Ch...

Making the leap from console to PC gaming

1543d ago ... So I have been a console player since the first Playstation and after that I have owned PS2&3. The PC has always been the lesser platform for me the only games I have really played on it have been Dawn of War and Battlefield 2 and 2142. My PC was crappy thing bought from my friend and used to only surf the web and MSN. Then came the changing moment. I went away for a weekend and when I came...

Is the Hardcore Dumb?

1546d ago ... I was on destructoid today and the Jim sterling i hear about all the time puts up a video post and just balaintinly tells me why millions of people, me included, are stupid compared to the casual gaming audience. I was wondering what he's talking about because i consider my self smart considering i have ADHD, and i know people like Tim Shafer, Gabe Newel, Adam Sessler, and other people in the...

Playstation Move Controller Thoughts

1563d ago ... The Playstation move controllers are amazing accurate, but I think Sony may have lost some market share by introducing the Navigation controller. The actual move controller should be a combonation of the 2. That way the consumer and Developers are not confused about which controller to purchase/develop for. If the Navigation and The Wand were to combine. The user would only need to buy...

What does Valve's partnership with Sony mean for the PS3?

1577d ago ... If you haven't been living under a rock for the past year, you would know that Valve and Sony weren't exactly on "speaking terms". This is mainly because Valve found themselves unable to create ports of their games to the PS3 system, and were rather outspoken about the console's "faults". Quoting from Gabe Newell, he stated that the PS3 was: "A waste of time", and "A disaster on many levels". H...

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