The gaming subculture didn’t react well to the Xbox One, but they should have seen it coming. Is it really all that bad?
stories by Caleb Hale
Nintendo has decided not to host an E3 press conference this year.
There’s been a lot of debate about whether Wii U’s graphics have doomed it in the next generation. Turns out the console’s real fatal flaw resides somewhere else.
GameFly gets a little less convenient with mail delivery dropping to five days a week.
Ouya plans to release a newer, better version of its console every year. That could cause some trouble.
The Skylanders series may be making the kiddos squeal and raking in the cash, but the actual games have never been something to write home about. The next installment in the franchise, however, might change that.
Hopefully, Sony and Microsoft have remembered that their consoles are game machines first as they prepare to introduce new systems.
Wii U sales were respectable but still disappointing for Nintendo. Given the changes coming to the gaming industry, other console makers might find their enthusiasm equally tempered in the coming years.
Why is the Wii U’s GamePad controller causing some developers to hold back on porting titles to Nintendo’s new console?
With a new project in hand, developer Vigil was left on the table in THQ’s recent auction. What does this say about the gaming industry’s aversion to risk, and does it promote an environment where new ideas are rewarded?
It’s easy to see why consoles dominated this generation, but will that be the case moving into the next?
Women in the military will soon be in firefights on the real battlefield, so video games that want a realistic simulation will inevitably have to address the issue. If they do it responsibly, they could actually play a constructive role in changing the hearts and minds of future generations.
Android is emerging as a leader in console-quality mobile games, but it’s becoming a confusing mess for the gaming public.
2013 is on course to be the year that PCs show you that a smoother, higher resolution world exists outside of the walled gardens of gaming consoles.
The proposed violent video game tax presents all kinds of problems, not the least of which is government’s continued willingness to ignore a public health concern.
Nintendo insists on creating solutions to problems that don’t necessarily exist in gaming. It’s newest home console, Wii U, approaches things differently than other boxes on the market, but that doesn’t make it a better experience.