Monthly Archive: August 2012

Aug 31

Boldy Go Where No Game Has Gone Before

Turns out that someone already made my dream game, except instead of AI’s you get your friends together and form your own bridge. The Artemis Space Bridge Simulator is the one game that I want to play before I die. This is that opportunity to yell “It’s a trap!” in a very appropriate context.   …

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Aug 31

Only One Man Knows the Secret – The Wii U Ultimatum

Michael Pachter really wants to know the price of the Wii U? But how did our mysterious hero get that information? And what epic journey will we have to go on to make sure the world never learns the terrible secret, that the Wii U will be priced somewhere between $300-$350.

Aug 31

Speculation Friday: The Future of Battlefield

Last week I talked about how games could still try new things in space and one of those ideas is what I called Spacefield, a game that takes the Battlefield into the far future, focusing on the idea of how a realistic shooter like Battlefield could do space combat.   To recap, I would love …

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Aug 31

Old School vs. New School

Now this is the kind of game I want to see. All these major video game characters against…I don’t really care. Also, instead of a fighting games, I really do think that Sony should have made a third-person shooter. This video shows us that it would actually be kind of badass to have Nathan Drake …

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Aug 30

24 Sonic the Hedgehog Remixes

Brought to you by the same guys who make those hilarious Sonic Shorts, Sonic Paradox, comes a new kind of collection of Sonic related fan-media: Remix Shorts and true to it’s name, no song here is longer than 2:30. It’s almost feels like the result of a music jam, which gives is a kind of …

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Aug 30

Promoted Fanboys – The Joy of Fangames Part 2

Destructoid’s part 2 to the joy of fangames.   What’s interesting about this article is the two stories of people who were making fangames and basically got published by the people who owned the rights. Which is pretty cool. So even if you aren’t that creative in terms of coming up with novel ideas but …

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Aug 30

“Every Game Has a Story, Only One is a Legend” – Celebrate 25 Legendary Years with this Zelda Tribute

    This video is the result of 9 months of arranging and editing. it definitely shows off and is a good way to remember that last 25 years of Zelda history. While it might be a little late to the party, this video features footage and music from every Zelda game out there. From …

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Aug 30

ScrewAttack’s Video Game Vault – Congo’s Caper

ScrewAttack’s Video Game Vault Well I got nothing to say, I never even heard of this game. Oddly enough though, it does look pretty good. If anyone has ever played this game, please tell us more about what it’s like.

Aug 29

Destructoid – The Joy of Fangames

Here is a nice article that talks about some of the many fangames being made or have been made. If anything, check it out for just some possible fangames you might be interested in.   One thing I do want to bring to the forefront though is this:   “Whenever a promising fan game is …

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Aug 29

Let Me Sum Up My Feelings on Assassin’s Creed III’s Naval Battles — /)>3<(\

Dear Ubisoft, While I am looking forward to this in ACIII, would you please, please, make an entire game based around this concept. I really love games where you don’t play as the boat, but as the guy commanding the boat, and I’ve always wanted a game where you can bark out orders instead of …

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Aug 29

The Loss of Meaning: “Interactivity”

This is an article by game maker Bernardo Del Castillo, writing about a different way to approach the word “interactivity”.   This is an interesting way to look at interactivity, how even things we don’t normally think as interactive, might have some kind of interaction there in in the sense that it is one person …

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Aug 29

It’s Like Being There – 1990′s Nintendo World Championship

I think it is sometimes easy to forget that Nintendo holds these kinds of competitions. Even today, they are the only publisher that I know that has official tournaments for their games, like Smash Bros. and Pokemon. I remember one summer, they had this big family tournament and watched the finals take place in a …

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Aug 28

History of EA Sports Part 3 – Rise to Glory

This episode was interesting, but a little boring. Just EA’s rise to fame and ends where they are about to become the only player in the sports games business.

Aug 28

Get Depressed With This Half-Life 2 Fan Film

After watching this I was like, wha? Then it ended. I dunno how well I’d rate this as a fan film, only because it was like a bleak sci-fi short, with Half-Life 2 thrown in for good measure but really they were interchangeable since a lot of the main motifs in the film had nothing …

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Aug 28

In Memorium: Long Live Nintendo Power

Nintendo has always held a special part in our lives, especially mine when it comes to the field of video game journalism. It began slowly but surely when I was younger and I had been steeped inside gaming for the better half of my life, starting with the classic Nintendo and Super Nintendo. I normally …

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