Posts Tagged ‘Gaming Industry’
E3 2016: Towards a new videogame generation?
While Sony dominated pretty much the media battle through a well oiled and orchestrated program for their conference, E3 2016 will nonetheless be marked by the new announcements of PlayStation and Xbox. Both console builders are already prepping consumers and publishers for future consoles which are technically not so new, initiating a new way to conduct technological […]
Review: Super Smash Bros. Wii U
With the failure to appeal to third-party publishers with its current generation of console, Nintendo could at least count on itself, with one last bullet in their gun barrel for the holiday season. Super Smash Bros. is already making a hit on the 3DS, with over 3.2 Million sales, it is this time for the […]
The rise of the Western games in Japan
Back on September 11th, Destiny was released in Japan, 3 days after its Western release. Bungie and Activision’s newest title has sold nearly 140,000 copies within its first week, combining the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 versions according to data from Famitsu, even enabling Sony’s newest console to get a little boost, seeing sales go […]
eSport for dummies
This article is pretty much related to, though for those that do not know me, I moved around in the gaming industry from a mere journalist, to a PR for nine different publisher (you can read more about What it’s really like to be a Videogame PR). Earlier this year, I joined a new venture […]
Review: Sniper Elite III
With the new generations of consoles, Rebellion is back, pursuing perfection in their hit series, known for intense infiltration and sniper skills: Sniper Elite III. The third installment (if you don’t count the offshoot Nazi Zombie whatever-it-was titles) comes out with rather interesting changes, including semi-open level designs, new mechanics and obviously, the return of the franchise […]
Review: Wolfenstein: The New Order
Nazis, Nazis, and more Nazis… There was a time when not so long ago, defending the occupation of the Third Reich was no longer an appealing topic for a game, especially when it comes to shooters. Overused, abused as a storyline, even merging zombies and Nazis (Call of Duty series, or even Sniper Elite), and […]
Collector Editions: Are they worth it anymore?
Collector Editions… They are desirable, huge boxes containing so many goodies that the discs themselves get lost in it. Collector editions are aimed for the wealthy players or fans that are willing to go to the point of selling a kidney to get them. In this 2014 ultra-competitive market for video games, collector editions have […]
Do Game Developers Have an Ethical Responsibility to Players?
Most people on social media have heard about the rage-inducing mobile game Flappy Birds and the developer’s surprising decision to take it down. For those of you that don’t know, Flappy Birds was a ridiculously simple phone game where you had to guide a little bird through openings in the Super Mario Bros pipes. And […]
How Much Gaming Can You Do With Your Steam Machine?
The Steam Machines have been announced! Rejoice! Gabe Newel came down from the mountain with his tablets announcing a wide range of hardware running SteamOS. For a few hundred dollars (or 6000, depending on your needs), you can enjoy PC gaming in your living room! Except of course, you can’t play that many games. As […]
The Big Debate: Violence and Videogames
The majority of scientific studies reveal that video games increase the risk of violent behavior among its users. The progression of realism in the latest generation of games promotes mechanisms for identifying the character, and contrary to some theories, these games do not act as an tool for players , but would rather triggers aggression. […]