The rising cost of medical care is no joke. Jimmy Hinson who helped work on the music for one of our favorite games, Mass Effect 2, needs our help! Jimmy also has an incredibly rad chip-tune project called big Giant Circles that he’s using to help raise money for a great cause, his sister.
Zero Cool and his band of Roller-Blade wearing hacker-misfits have struck again!
I have to hand it to all of the journalists out in L.A. who are probably passed out due to their hard work covering the E3 convention. How they can enjoy the convention, sneak back up to the press room, write an article, and still find time to actually play some games is a total mystery. I’m exhausted just watching the convention at home on all of my devices. It really is a whole lot of gaming news to take in.
So we watched Nintendo’s big reveal. The oddly named WiiU has been unveiled to nerds the world over. Like it or not, Nintendo now has a comparable system to the PS3 and X-Box 360, HD 1080p and all. Check out this nice long list of hardware specs, follow by our personal thoughts on Nintendo’s new system.
With portable gaming bigger than ever in Japan, the Vita stands to sell a ton of units no matter what the price point actually ends up being (It’s going to be $299.00… you’ll see). But one question remains, what the hell is a Vita and why did Sony choose that name for this powerhouse portable. For those who haven’t taken Latin, Vita means life… (only in Latin, a very dead language).
Is Mass Effect 3 better with Kinect? Begin speculation!
We take a look at the REAL status of the new Star Wars television series
Hack the planet! In a hilarious and brilliant move, hackers broke through PBS’s security protocols last night and for a moment… brought ill-fated rapper Tu-Pac Shakur “back to life”.
LA Noire’s facial expression modeling represents the tip of the iceberg for capturing realistic human expression in games
Open Thread: Could you ever abandon your smartphone to save money, to start a social protest against apparent oligopoly, or to untether yourself from technology?
Nintendo 3DS hardware sales drop, time for a little reaction.
It’s time to consider revising our mental models for these types of games and approach them with a slightly different strategy. Here’s one way to enjoy “play for free” and not become awash in the seas of micro-transactions.