Tag Archives: game

Uncharted 2’s Stellar Storytelling

“That movie looks like a video game” is one of the harshest criticisms you can level against a film. Video games are traditionally terrible story delivery mechanisms, and we’ve only recently gotten anywhere near having stories that aren’t embarrassing1. Even games that are considered to have good stories nowadays are relatively poor compared to the […]

Video Games Are the Last Bastion of Premium Priced Consumer Software

What if I told you that there is a market out there that routinely sells software for over $50 and has a large, thriving market that is happy to pay that amount? If you come from the worlds of mobile and desktop software, you’d probably think that’s crazy talk. Most apps will get laughed out […]

Nintendo May Kill the Wii U by End of Year

Japanese newspaper, Nikkei just reported that Nintendo will cease production of their Wii U by the end of 2016. I predicted last July that Nintendo would kill the Wii U this year: All signs point to Nintendo trying to rush the Wii U out the door to make room for their new home console. It […]

Sony Working on a “PlayStation 4.5”

Kotaku is reporting that Sony is working on what is essentially a PlayStation 4.5. From what developers are saying, it looks like it will be a PS4 with some upgraded internals. Based on conversations with developers who have spoken with Sony, this ‘PS4.5’ will include an upgraded GPU both to support high-end 4K resolution for […]

3 Reasons PlayStation VR is the Headset to Beat in 2016

There were a couple moments during Sony’s VR event today where I just knew the PlayStation VR was going to “win” the VR space in 2016. Sony came out swinging with some key talking points that show not only that they are a company that can make cool products, but that they are a company […]