The death of the game demo

The Death of the Game Demo

Passive and Interactive Representatives from Ubisoft Montreal came out onstage at Sony’s E3 Press Briefing to demo yet another stage of their freshly controversial shooter, Far Cry 4.  The demonstration followed the player assaulting an unknowing convoy, taking the time to show off the visuals -enraged elephants, massive mountain terrain, technicolor explosions- all the while…

Assassin’s creed unity lacks representation, excuses

Assassin’s Creed Unity Lacks Representation, Excuses

Representation in gaming matters. This is a fact that a large part of the community has trouble with. They ask, “Why does every game have to have some sort of diversity? Isn’t that creative censorship?” or “Does this really matter?” It seems to a large part of the gaming community, representation is something that’s far…

E3 2014 recap: ubisoft

E3 2014 Recap: Ubisoft

As this E3 comes to a close, we look back at all the awesome games and content, from science fictions to secret histories, that is in development. Since this is essentially the first round of releases for the next gen consoles, the pickings are especially juicy. Far Cry 4 So far, Far Cry 4 has…

Challenger approaching: mii fighters announced for super smash bros.

Challenger Approaching: Mii Fighters Announced for Super Smash Bros.

During their E3 presentation, Nintendo announced that Pac-Man and Kid Icarus’s goddess Palutena will be playable characters in the upcoming Super Smash Bros. games for the Wii U and 3DS. These characters will fight alongside classic heroes such as Mario and Link, as well as other newbies such as the Wii Fit Trainer and the…

Gta v to be released in fall of 2014 on ps4, xbox one, and pc. No wii u?

GTA V To Be Released In Fall of 2014 On PS4, XBox One, and PC. No Wii U?

E3 Announcement and Trailer During the Sony E3 Press Conference, it was announced that Rockstar’s record shattering title, Grand Theft Auto 5, would be receiving a graphically superior port later this fall. This upgraded and remastered rendition of the game will be made available for the PS4, Xbox One, and PC. What’s neat about this…

“harvest moon” at e3

“Harvest Moon” at E3

E3 is in full swing and life simulation gamers will happy to know that two new “Harvest Moon” titles have already been announced by Natsume and XSEED. Sort of. A Farm by Any Other Name Natsume announced that “Harvest Moon: The Lost Valley”  for the 3DS will be the first title in the “Harvest Moon”…

E3 2014 recap: nintendo

E3 2014 Recap: Nintendo

While Microsoft and Sony held massive conferences, Nintendo switched things up and had a “Digital Event” this morning.  The video included robot chicken cut scenes, developer interviews (with full dubbed translations) and of course videos for new games.  Here’s the full video. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GisRY6h100U&w=560&h=315]   Of course the video is more than 45 minutes long,…

E3 2014 recap: microsoft/xbox

E3 2014 Recap: Microsoft/Xbox

Miss the Xbox One Media briefing?  Here’s a full list of everything that went down. The day started off with developers arriving on the “Green Carpet” featuring host Major Nelson (Larry Hryb) A few developers were nabbed, but none could share any information until the presentation The new achievement feature was highlighted, as players will…

E3 2014 recap: sony/playstation

E3 2014 Recap: Sony/PlayStation

Didn’t catch the Playstation press conference?  Here’s everything that went down. Before the festivities began a few small announcements were made.  Mortal Kombat X was shown  and given a 2015 release.  Kingdom hearts 2.5 is getting remastered and will launch December 2, 2014.  Although no footage was shown, a small teaser mentioned that Kingdom Hearts…

Ea surprises follow up, e3

EA Surprises Follow Up, E3

Just days before E3, EA’s DICE studio released a video to promising they had surprises in store for audiences. The video featured DICE Studio’s General Manager, Karl-Magnus Troedsson promising “Surprises” and “Awesome games” at E3. The video can be found covered by Geek Insider here. After seeing the video, a majority of the internet assumed…