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At a Glance: Compulsion Games

58d ago ... [b]Compulsion Games[/b] makes games that exude creativity and puts the player into contact with interesting characters. Founded in 2009, the small team of developers are working on their second title, following the success of Contrast. http://compulsiongames.com/ [b]We Happy Few[/b] is on its last days on Kickstarter, looking to reach various stretch goals to improve the game's potential...

Batman: Arkham Knight Is a Mess

58d ago ... Many people out there seem to be enjoying the game - with the exception of the poor PC master race (God bless their souls) - But there are also some that are not so happy. Allow me to pour my heart out here - this will mostly be in my opinion, so keep that in mind (AND SPOILERS): This game is a MESS - there is so much false or misleading advertising with this game - it is ridiculous. Let me...

There Are Some Straight Babies Within The Gamer Community

73d ago ... E3 for me is over. I don't care about watching the PC conference, don't care about what people are playing at booths or whatever, I watched what I wanted to and will be making a blog about my thoughts soon. What I have seen though is a lot of the saltiest, most jaded, most butthurt people I have ever seen in my life crawling out of the shadows and into the light like a bunch of cockroaches....

In-Depth E3 Predictions

78d ago ... E3 is just a few days away and so I will now make my predictions for the Big 3. (bear in mind that, while this is well-researched, it still includes my opinion which, like yours and mine and everyone else’s, doesn’t really matter) Nintendo: I thought Nintendo actually had the best conference last year and that's ironic considering they didn't even make an actual, physical appearance at t...

You're ruining Metal Gear Solid 5 for me, Konami.

78d ago ... Metal Gear Solid has been my all time favorite franchise. It has a charm that bends realistic historical events with fantasy super powered beings. It makes you think beyond it's convoluted yet intelligent plot by touching real world issues that drives the narrative. Also, not to forget about the addictive and fun stealth gameplay the series offers especially in a time where you don't see many l...

As the Sun Sets in the East

103d ago ... One on the greatest disappointments of the 7th generation of consoles was, for me, the decline in Japanese AAA development. When Nintendo revived the home console market all those years ago, they were not the only ones to benefit. For years after that, even when Sony entered the fray, the Japanese game developers were the foundation of console game experience. As a consequence of that, we in th...

Reaction: Konami Heads to Mobile Gaming. Really?

106d ago ... That's the reality of it everyone. Konami is officially going toward mobile gaming. No more will they release games on console, PC, or handheld devices. Gamers can expect that Konami's new vision for the future is unquestionably reliant on the mobile gaming market. That being said I just have one question for my fellow gamers: Does anyone else here think that they are utterly insane? Konami....

Dear EA, WTF? Where is Battlefield Bad Company 2 ReMastered

110d ago ... Seriously with all these re-masters popping up, you mean to tell me EA could not get a team together to Remake Battlefield Bad Company 2.. Really? One of the best selling FPS games. I mean come on’ it’s only one of the most beloved games by all gamers young and old and in the franchise history. Hell PC gamers have totally abandoned Battlefield Hardline, just because they wanted a more seriou...

Why Konami needs to leave.

122d ago ... As of right now Konami's upcoming Silent Hill game being made with the combined efforts of Hideo Kojima & Guilermo Del Toro is cancelled, this news shows a very clear sign that Konami no longer has any business in the games industry and needs to pack up it's things and leave. This isn't a rant made by an upset fanboy raging at the company for cancelling a game he wasn't looking forward to, t...

Paying For Mods: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

126d ago ... The latest controversy in the gaming world is that Valve has started a program whereby mod creators can charge gamers for the mods they create and distribute via Steam. (Question: Would this apply to mods distributed through other services such as Nexus?) Here's the full details that Valve has provided about the program. http://steamcommunity.com/workshop/aboutpaidcontent (The site loaded...

Mortal Kombat X PC Port - Badly Optimized

130d ago ... Now as I got my hand on the most waited game, but believe me, the same way it given me excitement has also pissed away my mood. No doubt it is one my favorite games of all time with all the new character like Erron Black, new ailities, arenas and game play has driven me crazy. I just can’t put my controller down as there is always a new experience. But one thing that has sort of taken 30% of my...

Games that Deserve Their Own Movies

138d ago ... Movies based on video games have a poor track record these days. The movie industry doesn’t always care to produce quality movies based around some of our favorite games. Though, we gamers always seem to want to see our favorite video games turned into a movie. But why make them if Hollywood always ruins them? Of course, there is always a possibility could turn out very bad, but I’ll take those...

Exclusive games and how we should view them

152d ago ... The term exclusive has changed somewhat in the industry. It used to mean if you could only get that game on one particular platform it meant exclusive. While this is true the lines have been blurred over the years for various reasons. I recall Aaron Greenberg from Microsoft used to use the term exclusive even if the game was coming to the PC. In fact titles like Bioshock had 'only on Xbox and W...

Game length vs Value.

166d ago ... The definition of gaming varies from someone to the other, some people consider gaming a free time killer, some consider it a hobby and some consider it a necessity of life. And each type of those people looks for something different in a game, some just want something fun, easy, and makes them feel relaxed, others look for a challenge or a hardcore experience that makes them feel good about t...

Nintendoom: Part 3: Specs., Price, and Performance

187d ago ... First and foremost the console has to be more powerful, but most importantly, easy to develop for (something all developers benefit from). The PlayStation 4 is the perfect example of giving developers, the gamer, and the community what they want, and reaping the rewards for it. At $199 - $249 the console can’t be a powerhouse if it launches between 2017 - 2018, but at worst it should be on pa...

The Order: 1886 and The "Justifications" for The Negativity Towards it.

191d ago ... So most of you are probably tired of all the negative articles and opinions surrounding Ready at Dawn's upcoming PlayStation 4 exclusive The Order: 1886. Most of the negativity seems to be "Justified" by the people making these opinions; Story too short, linear, too many QTE segments, too many cutscenes, etc. Now i have yet to actually play The Order so this is not an opinion on the game or is...

Sony need to pull their fingers out and provide a native Media Server ASAP

210d ago ... I was a technological neophyte having just built my first computer so I could play Starcraft 2 at above 5 frames a second. I'd not long since moved into my friends house, who it so happened was an avid Playstation gamer(Dare I say Fan-boy?! But that's a discussion for another time and braver souls than I!). He had let me create an account on his Playstation 3,to play Demon's Souls and suchlike...

Too Many Side Quests?

231d 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...

Until Dawn | My Prayers Have Been Answered

237d 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...

My top 11 PS2 games.

238d 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...