A major site that hosts ROMS of classic video games has shut down because they are being sued by Nintendo. There’s a lot of discussion around this topic circulating in games journalism. Here’s a few pieces https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2018/08/emuparadise-shuts-down-rom-downloads-amid-lawsuit-fears/ https://kotaku.com/in-defense-of-roms-a-solution-to-dying-games-and-broke-1828340811 What are this issue There are some issues at play here that don’t seem complex at first, […]
Overview The new PS 4 exclusive Ratchet & Clank is sort of reboot/re-imagining of the classic Playstation Ratchet & Clank games. This 2016 take on the series starts back at the series beginnings, but still includes the hallmark guns that this series has been known for since its first appearance on the PS2 over a decade […]
I’ve started to feel really bad for video game critics and writers. It really doesn’t make sense all the hate they get. I have no real understanding of where this anger comes from. Is it related to a changing gaming landscape, and the change makes most gamers afraid? Is it purely related to internet anonymity? […]
Good synopsis and break down of the #gamergate mess from a few weeks ago. I still haven’t change my thoughts on this whole thing. #Gamergate Controversy Fuels Debate On Women And Video Games : All Tech Considered : NPR.
Sony’s Boring PS4 Is Winning The Console War Despite More Exciting Competition.
Today was weird, and I’m not being funny. I’d gladly like to relate the Norse saga that was my work day to you, but I can’t because it was one of those days where you can’t talk about half of what happened. I blame all the weirdness on the impending semester. It never seems to […]
Wasteland 2 Could Be The Proper Next Act For Fallout. This looks fun.