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EA Play 2017 Reaction

Since the introduction of EA Play, EA's press conferences have been less than stellar. Some of you might remember the ridiculously long interview with Paylay back in...

Why Pokemon Before E3 2017

Nintendo recently held a Pokemon Exclusive Direct on this past Tuesday to many fans surprise. Surely, if there was any kind of Pokemon announcements,...

Sega Returning To Form

If one was to look at Sega's portfolio of game releases from only two years ago, you would see a company that was slowly...

amiibos: Courting Third-Party Developers and New Franchises

Nintendo may not have a large base of consumers on the Wii U, but they definitely can sell more to them through amiibos.

Cashing in on Team Fortress 2 Clones

Team class-based shooters are one of the few accepted F2P Models, and everyone is ready to cash in.

“Jump Ahead” Is a Confusing Tagline

Microsoft's new Tagline is Only "Jumping Ahead" to confusion.

The Wii U’s Failure was Not Due to Tablets

The problem, Nintendo, is not that tablets came out; it's that you allowed for the Wii U gamepad to be thought of as a tablet, which it very clearly isn't. The gamepad is meant to be a second screen experience or a replacement for a TV screen, not to function independently, like a tablet, but rather an extension for the Wii U.

Metroid Prime: Federation Force Exemplifies Nintendo’s Problem

Nintendo’s strength has always come from its franchises, the likes of Mario and Zelda have become cultural icons. They are a testament not only to Nintendo but games and gaming culture as a whole. Their influence has spread through the entire medium. It is part of, if not the entire, reason Nintendo is still around making new games and new consoles to this day.

The No Hard Drive Model

Back when the Wii U first was released, there existed two models: the 8GB white model and the 32GB black deluxe model. The 8GB model was largely criticized for its 8GBness which resulted in only allowing one to two full retail games to be stored on the hard drive.

Exclusive means Exclusive

I (as you might imagine) like to peruse around the great wide interweb. Some of that time (as you also might imagine) is spent...