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  • Blog Post: 10 Of Our Favorite Limited Edition Consoles And Handhelds

    Limited edition madness has hit the game industry yet again. This time, Nintendo is causing a fuss among gamers with the sought-after Majora’s Mask Limited Edition New 3DS XL. After selling out minutes following its reveal on the first Nintendo Direct of 2015, the special-edition New 3DS XL has... More
  • Blog Post: Things I’d Like To See From Nintendo In 2015

    Before we even get started, I want to preface things with the fact this isn’t a “doomsayer” Nintendo piece or anything like that – Nintendo continually puts out some of the best games, draws from its stable of incredible IPs, and had an amazing 2014 with titles like Mario Kart... More
  • Blog Post: 7 Tips For Being The Best At Giving The Gift Of Gaming

    It’s the holiday season, and you may be considering giving someone a gaming gift in the coming days. While we have no doubt a new console and the games to go with it will be big hits, there are some things you can do to make those presents even better. If you’re giving a gaming console, unbox... More
  • Blog Post: Everything You Need To Know About The New 3DS

    Nintendo surprised the video game world today with the announcement of a new 3DS. A mid-generation hardware update is nothing new for Nintendo, but this is perhaps its most drastic handheld revision to date. Read on for a detailed breakdown of what to expect from the new 3DS. More Powerful The system... More
  • Blog Post: Don't Judge Next Gen By Its Launch Games

    Last week, I had the chance to play several Xbox One launch titles at a preview event in San Francisco. I had a lot of fun with Dead Rising 3 , saw potential in Project Spark , and was impressed by the revival of Killer Instinct , but few things I saw on the software side of things screamed “next... More
  • Blog Post: Sony Developers Weigh In On PlayStation 4

    We had the opportunity to ask the heads of some of Sony's most high-profile in-house development studios, including Naughty Dog and Sucker Punch, what they thought of the PlayStation 4. Their answers speak to their enthusiasm for a system that should give developers a lot of power and flexibility... More
  • Blog Post: Version 2.0 – A History Of Redesigned Consoles

    At the end of November, Nintendo announced the existence and Canadian launch of the new Wii Mini (pictured above). Console redesigns are nothing new, as they've been frequent occurrences for most popular systems. Take a look below to see the second (and sometimes third and fourth) comings of several... More
  • Blog Post: Xbox Creator Speaks On Ouya

    Ed Fries started his career working for Microsoft, where he worked up to become the head of Microsoft’s Game Division. Now Fries is acting as an advisor on the Kickstarter-funded Ouya project – which aims to put a custom-based Android operating system into a console box. The system is set... More
  • Blog Post: Same Title, Different Game

    Tuesday, Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot said the company would put out games like Watch Dogs on both current and next-gen consoles. Similarly, Nintendo's Wii U will feature titles like Assassin's Creed III and Mass Effect 3 that are already out on other systems. This kind of straddling between two... More
  • Blog Post: History Repeats: If You Think Console Games Are Dying, You’re Wrong

    Despite what many in the industry would have you believe, the future of the game console is bright. However, the consoles of the future might not resemble the game console as we’ve come to know it. “Consoles are dying.” In the last year, I’ve heard that statement made by various... More
  • Blog Post: Editorial: The Issues Facing Next-Gen Hardware

    Thinking about new consoles is always exciting, even though we're currently enjoying a period of plenty. Although I don't want to speculate on specific tech specs, there are a lot of questions regarding the next round of systems; the answers to which will go a long way in determining what gaming... More
  • Blog Post: What Is Gaming's Greatest Generation?

    Despite the fact that high-quality gaming has been consistently available ever since the Nintendo Entertainment System saved the industry in 1985, each console generation since has featured its share of ups and downs. In 2010, we’re afforded countless new luxuries that systems from gaming’s... More
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