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WATCH_DOGS – The Perfect Game for the Cyber Paranoid

During E3 2012 Ubisoft dropped a video game bomb and announced WATCH_DOGS, which released this week for all video game consoles, and PC. When I first saw the game, I knew I had to play it. It was an amazing concept that leveraged notion of digital accessibility that is so commonplace today.  Taking…

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R.I.P. PC Gaming…Kind Of

Last week, Electronic Arts announced that their online gaming service, Origin, would transition to only digital downloads or computer games putting the nail in the coffin for discs. The writing for this has been on the wall for some time, not only in the computer gaming market, but the console one…

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Celebrating 25 Years of Madden NFL

It’s been twenty-five years since the first iteration of John Madden Football that released on the Apple II, MS-DOS and Commodore platforms. Midi-sound and 2D graphics were all the rage in those days. Through the years, the game franchise has survived the Madden Curse, endured various lawsuits,…

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25 Years of Metal Gear Solid

I remember playing the first Metal Gear game like it was, well, 25 years ago. (1987 if you really want to do the math. And yes, technically it’s 26 years, but blame Konami.)  It’s been a long time since Solid Snake has made his debut setting the bar for the tactical/stealth genre giving birth…

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E3 2013 – The Games to Watch

The Electronic Entertainment Expo for 2013 may be in the books as “done”, but media sites will be talking about the games and consoles from the show for weeks to come. There were so many amazing games on display and compound that with the new console launches; there is a sense of excitement that…

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E3 2013 – PlayStation 4 – Will They Reclaim the Crown?

Once upon a time, Sony ruled the console market. The PlayStation®2 system dominated the Microsoft and Nintendo offerings. But in 2005, when new consoles launched, this all quickly changed. The Xbox® 360 took the lead over the PlayStation®3 and the Nintendo Wii™ (for a short time, anyway).…

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Is Defiance Changing the Landscape for Television and Gaming?

If you’re not familiar with Defiance, it’s an interesting concept.  The fine folks over at Syfy and Trion Worlds collaborated to create a new television show that also ties into a persistent world 3rd person shooter where what happens on the show impacts the gameplay experience.  So if…

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PAX East – Powerful Pixels Plunder the Eastern Seaboard

I don’t have a full account of where people have come from to attend the PAX East conference that is taking place at the Boston Convention Center this weekend, but I do know that there are a lot of them.  Last year saw about 70,000 gamers of all ages descend on the East coast, so [...]

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Is the Video Game Console Dying?

As a gamer, I’ve been able to witness the evolution of gaming consoles. The idea of playing video games on your box was the primary driver behind the development of the system. Yet with the advent of apps, Sony and Microsoft have begun to capitalize on this with the inclusion for apps for Netflix,…

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The Evolution of PlayStation

Up until the release of the current console systems, the gaming community knew to expect a new system every 4-5 years. The evolution of the Xbox® 360, the PlayStation®3 and even the Nintendo® Wii have extended the lifespan of these systems much longer. Add the inclusion of media applications such…

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