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The Game Awards 2016

The Game Awards 2016 – Live Blog (#TheGameAwards2016)

The Game Awards 2016 returns on December 1st, 2016 and that means it’s time for another live blog with our pals over at R.A.G.E. Works! Be sure to join us at 8:30PM ET and watch along as we eagerly anticipate that sweet, sweet Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild exclusive footage. ABOUT...

Xbox Showcase Recap

Microsoft took to the E3 stage today to focus completely on video games and the fans. They brought with them a slue of new exclusive triple A and indie titles; backwards compatibility; Xbox Game Preview; a renewed focus on the PC platform with Windows 10 and partnerships with Valve and...

Fantasia: Music Evolved Review

Since the very beginning of music games, players have wanted to take control of the music in rhythm games rather than just playing along side of it. Games like DJ Hero and Rock Band provide very minimum control and stuff like Wii Music feel more like noise toys than an...

E3 2013 – Xbox Press Conference Recap

Armed with a bevy of game titles for both the Xbox 360 and Xbox One during this morning’s E3 Press Conference, it seems that Microsoft has heard the large scale groans about the always on internet connection and appears to have decided to still continue to release titles for both...

Surface Pro

Microsoft Surface Pro(s)…and Cons

Well, here it is. On Feb. 9th, Microsoft unleashed the Surface RT’s younger, fatter, heavier and faster brother for public consumption: The Surface Pro. I managed to snag one on release day because I’m kind of a crazy person when it comes to the gadgets that speak to my heart....

Achievement Unlocked: “Halo 4” Review

It’s never easy to see something you love and grown accustomed to change hands. Among developers there’s always that uneasy feeling. It’s hard to describe but I often feel it myself at work sometimes. Spending months on some code to hand over to another team that you hope will continue...

NY Games Conference 2012 Highlights

Whenever you attend any conference this year the same buzz words seem to pop up: DLC, Freemium, Next-gen, and fatigue. All central themes that highlighted this year’s NY Games Conference which primarily focused on the business side of game development. It’s a side that most developers, including myself, often overlook....

Rock Band Blitz Review

It seems like only yesterday Rock Band changed the way we viewed music games. No longer were they a solo exercise of challenge and an ever continuing struggle for the next higher score. The music game became something social, to be enjoyed with friends at a party. Today, music rhythm...