The news headlines today are all about Chris Pranger, who was fired from Nintendo for speaking a little too frankly on a recent podcast. Chris worked in localisation within Nintendo’s notoriously secretive Treehouse division. Maybe the casual nature of the industry means Chris didn’t take his NDA as seriously as he should have.
Microsoft held back a bit from E3 so that it could really shine at Gamescom. And that might have been a good play, as the lineup of games scheduled for 2015 and into 2016 is looking to be very impressive.
With Sony absent, Xbox One looks set to rule the show at Gamescom 2015. Chella picks the top games to watch out for across the show floor. Things kick off with the Xbox conference on 4 August.
Hargosh is loving all the new features being added to the Xbox One, but one of the most interesting is the fact that Windows 10 is making some console games compatible with PC titles. Will this boost Xbox’s popularity?
The gaming community was dealt a bitter blow this week, when Nintendo announced the death of its president and CEO, Satoru Iwata. Chella looks back at the career of the man who just wanted games to be fun for everyone.
Billy made a New Year’s Resolution to play over 25 games in his back catalog. Now that he’s at the halfway part of the year, we check in to see how he’s doing on this monumental project. We know he beat Final Fantasy III, but has a ways to go. Good luck Billy!
Todd has been a huge fan of the Shenmue series since the beginning, so you would think that the news that Shenmue 3 is being developed would thrill him. But the way that Sony is using crowd-sourcing instead of directly supporting the game really rubs him the wrong way.
2014 was the year that Ubisoft told us female characters are too hard to animate and E3 was overwhelmed with stubbly white guy syndrome. Fortunately, 2015 saw a shift in attitudes, as E3 2015 let female protagonists take centre stage.
With the year almost half over, Todd picks the top five games that have tickled his fancy so far. Will these powerhouses be able to hold onto their slots through the end of the year, or will some of the games announced at E3 arrive to usurp them?
As the dust settles on E3 2015, Chella looks to select her best bits, worst bits and huh!? bits.