Everyone is perfectly aware that Sony had their big PlayStation Meeting of 2013 this week, with their big announcement, the PlayStation 4. While the ever-turning cogs of the rumor mill have prevented a new PlayStation from being any kind of surprise, the mammoth 2-hour conference yielded its own surprises. Here’s the five that stood out for me. 1. Blizzard [...]
The sudden boom in “drag and drop” game engines has certainly been interesting to watch. It seems like every other month a new one is Kickstarted or Greenlit into existence. I’m not sure what this says about the current state of game design, but the ability for anyone to create a video game without years [...]
Nothing says Tomb Raider like abuse, apparently. Why should the officially licensed peripherals stray from the formula of Crystal Dynamics’ upcoming Tomb Raider reboot? The Tomb Raider Limited Edition Wireless Controller features a “realistic and tactile worn” appearance. Nothing says realism like bandages on a piece of plastic. The controller is ugly as all sin, [...]
If you’re a fellow Google Chrome user like I am, you’ve often found yourself shocked by the frequency you find yourself visiting certain websites thanks to Chrome’s built-in “Most Visited” tab. This tab is fine for quickly launching your favorite websites, but just because you visit it with regularly doesn’t mean it’s something you want [...]
The Wii was a toy that resulted in broken windows, broken hips and broken hearts. While it was considered a failure in the eyes of serious gamers, it managed to move the current generation of video games into a completely unexpected direction that would have millions of gamers flailing their arms about like they were [...]
Come watch and question my sobriety as I unbox the Wii U Deluxe Set! There’s a few goodies that are exclusive to the Wii U Deluxe Set, so you’re going to want to read my Wii U Launch Guide for all the details and comparisons between the two.
Are you on the fence about the Wii U because you don’t want to lose all your Wii save data and digital purchases? Well, stop that, you. The Wii U allows you to import the majority of your original Wii goodies by using the Wii System Transfer Tool, a time consuming and overly complicated process designed to help Wii owners move into the [...]
Over the past year, I’ve been diving into the world of game development. I’ve dabbled here and there, but could never find a coding language or SDK that I felt was simple enough for me to use. At this time in my life, I just can’t find the time to dedicate to learning a brand [...]