“Triple-A games are the kids’ shows of the industry.” That a fairly startling comparison someone imparted on me recently. It was somewhat out of the blue, so that had something to do with it, but also because I wasn’t entirely sure it made a whole lot of sense. Somewhere deep down inside, some part of [...]
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Television used to thrive on spectacle. Or, at least that’s what I remember from my days of growing up in the 90s (and that one episode of 30 Rock). People would huddle around their glowing boxes full of entertainment and news but, more importantly, major entertainment events: one-time milestones in the history of pop culture. [...]
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, [...]
Everyone loves sources that you can’t disclose properly in name because they tend to be the most entertaining and yet somehow usually the most accurate. Publications like Ars Technica, Joystiq, and Engadget rarely get a bad tip, so hopefully the same can be said of Gear Live. They have apparently gotten a heads-up on some [...]
If the downloading of video to your PS3 via the store wasn’t enough, with Grand Tourismo 5 Prologue, you’ll have even more stuff to look at next month.
Starting August 1, Sony will launch Grand Tourismo TV, a feature of the GT5 Prologue that will allow you pay-per-view distribution of automotive television shows and video features [...]