Apr 07

Metroid’s “Brinstar” perf. by The String Player Gamer and the Mini-Mario Orchestra

For a series that everyone remembers being dark and isolated, it sure has a really upbeat theme for the first area you get to explore.

Apr 07

Pach-Attack: Should Game Developers Unionize?

Pach-Attack! Get More: Comedy Central 1) Where are the PS4 Video Apps?   Okay. Whatever.   2) Unionize Game Developers?   Taken advantage and under paid? Maybe not the second part but I think when you are forced to work overtime for no extra pay and working 6 month crunch times, I think that justifies …

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Apr 07

Mainstream Media Don’t Care About Your Game

Imagine you created a game. It took many days from your life, but after all the stumbling blocks and personal sacrifice, it’s finally complete. You release it onto the iOS market, and it’s a success. Not an Angry Birds type of success, but something to be proud of nonetheless. Now imagine your game is cloned, …

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Apr 07

Super Mario Cat in Real Life by Mr. TV Cow

This makes me wish that Nintendo would release a version of the original Mario game that replaces the background with something from the camera. Or even a completely AR Mario game.

Apr 05

Final Fantasy Dance Battle : KINJAZ vs QUEST

I may not be the biggest Final Fantasy fan, but I might have to be if had this kind of dancing in it.

Apr 05

An Inside Look at The Angry Video Game Nerd Movie

I’ve been waiting for this movie for, well ever since I first heard about it and quite frankly, it’s exciting to see someone accomplish a major dream like making a feature length movie. I particularly love the passion James Rolfe has for this film and you can tell that he’s throwing everything he can into …

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Apr 05

PBS Game/Show: The Best Video Game .Gifs

.Gifs are the modern art of the internet and the gaming community has not been shy about their love of great .gifs. So take a look at these.

Apr 05

Space Noir – Mechanics Inspired by Star Fox and Rogue Squadron

Space Noir Get More: Comedy Central So not only does this game look pretty cool, it also takes inspiration from two of my favorite games: Star Fox and Star Wars Rogue Squadron. While the combat shown in this video definitely reminds me of both games, I’m a bit hesitant since I’ve been playing other games …

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Apr 04

Gamasutra: “The Reality of Sexism in the Game Industry by Jennifer Allaway”

It still really alarms me by how many people there are in the game industry that don’t see the sexism problem that seeps through every undesired crack and hole. Even when get a study that takes a fairly subjective approach to it, such as this Gamasutra article by Jennifer Allaway. Various first hand testimonials seem …

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Apr 04

New Mario Kart 8 Trailer – Ma Ma Mia This Game Looks Beautiful

New trailer for Mario Kart 8 came out. Holy crap this looks amazing. I’m liking the new items like the piranha plant. I also like that the anti-gravity portions of the map actually have some different gameplay. In case you missed it, if you bump into someone while on those parts of the course, you …

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Apr 04

Prodigy – A Collectible Game That Brings Your Figurines to Life

So this game…looks freakin’ cool. White I’m not particularly a fan of the Skylanders/Disney Infinity style of buy toys and put them into the game world, this though feels like it’s worth it. I love collectible card games, especially ones that give lots of room for the player to personalize their deck or whatever the …

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Apr 04

Battlefield Naval Strike – They Brought Back My Favorite Mode From Battlefield

This is way overdue, but if Battlefield needed to do something to get me back in it was this.   It looks like a bigger, badder, Titan mode from Battlefield 2142 which is something I played almost exclusively. It’s something that I thought was missing in Battlefield 3 and even though I’m totally wrapped up …

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Apr 03

Ocarina of Time’s “Hyrule Market Theme (Day)” by FamilyJules7x

I suppose FamilyJules7X wanted to make up for this April Fool’s Prank of covering the best song ever with the Hyrule Market Theme (Day) from Ocarina of Time. This is probably one of my favorite songs from the whole series. It’s so catchy and even though it’s super repetitive, it’s one of those songs that …

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Apr 03

Idea Channel: How is Ms. Marvel Changing Media for the Better?

This is an idea channel that doesn’t necessarily deal directly with video games, but addresses issues found in both the game and comic communities.   I really liked Mike thought that “we are told that superheroes are not real but we are not told that every Muslim being a terrorist is equally unreal.” It’s the …

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Apr 03

Zen in Video Games – An In-Depth Look at Relaxation in Game by Satchel Drakes

A very intriguing video by Satchel Drakes on relaxation in games.   Game relaxation is an interesting topic, one that has been discussed before, and probably of something to great interest for a lot of people who may find that they enjoy playing or making games that go against the norm. I truly believe that …

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