A look back at the various incarnations of Sony’s video game console.
stories by Cassie Gotto
Developer/Publisher: Irrational Games/2K Games Genre: First-person shooter Available on: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, PC, OS X Mode(s): Single-player Release date: Nov. 12, 2013
We need more games that dare to explore difficult subjects.
Video games today are much different from the way they were when my parents were growing up. Long gone are the days of Pong and Super Mario Bros. where everything was happy-go-lucky and innocent. Some games today are a lot like movies, and that means lots of violence, sex, and language. As a society, do we think it’s morally acceptable to let our children play Grand Theft Auto, Saints Row, and other games of the like?
In just a couple of months, the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 will launch, thus beginning the 9th console generation. This upcoming generation is going to be different from any other. Why, you ask? Let’s examine this.
In video games today, it’s all too common that the female characters are created with the purpose of being eye candy for players, and not created to be real women who gamers can look up to. However, a lot of developers have taken notice of this and created memorable female characters that all women can look up to. Here are a few of my favorites.
Microsoft’s new indie program might restrict the types of games we see on the Xbox One.
Two more gamers discuss their thoughts on Microsoft’s response to public disapproval with the Xbox One.
A group of gamers discuss their thoughts on Microsoft’s response to public disapproval with the Xbox One.
As the game industry expands, so do the ways you can be a part of it.
Not everyone thinks mobile is a substitute for dedicated handhelds, which can provide better console-quality experiences on the go.
Online multiplayer can either be the focus of an experience or a distraction.
Nintendo should release more games, build third-party support, and fix the branding issue.
Fans of the genre have some great new titles to look forward to.
A lot of females in games serve as eye candy, and they don’t represent the majority of women. Lara Croft, Tomb Raider’s protagonist, is different.
Sometimes it’s worth taking risks even if you’re not sure of the rewards.
We must collect every treasure, find every Playboy magazine, and unlock every lock-box. Why do we do this?