Episodic content in video games is nothing new. A scant seven years after the release of Pong in 1972 and Automated Simulation’s Dunjonquest series kicked off on the TRS-80 with Temple of Apshai. The definition of the concept, however, has changed in recent times. There was often a year or more separating episodes back then, [...]
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If you can recall to last September, an odd little story cropped up in the video game world. It wasn’t exactly news nor was it exactly something to be dismissed as easily as Twitter spam. No, it was an oddly engrossing tale of a poor fellow who happened upon the one Majora’s Mask cartridge that [...]
Welcome to the first installment of trivia fun at Platform Nation! We hope that this weekly trivia contest will be a big hit. Each week, I’ll post a set of 5 – 10 trivia questions and ask for answers to be submitted in the comments. There are no prizes for being correct, other than bragging [...]
Selling Just Cause 2.
This week we’re very proud to welcome back to the show; Comunity Manager for Eidos, now a label of Square Enix, to talk about Just Cause 2. I had the privelege of getting some hands-on time with the game last week in London and it’s looking pretty exciting.
With the game effectively wrapped [...]
As everybody knows by now, Gears of War 2 launches this Friday, Novermber 7. You may also have heard about stores doing special midnight launches and events. But there is one outlet we usually forget to mention and that is television.
Gears of War 2 Hits the Airwaves with Launch Show Specials, Starting Today
The blockbuster sequel [...]