Category Archives: Lou Contaldi

MONG Podcast – What Could Earn Arkham Knight an M Rating?

On this week’s MONG Podcast, the team discussed some of this week’s biggest gaming news like why North America didn’t get the standard New 3DS, World of Tanks debut on Xbox One, The Last Guardian’s trademark, Phantom Dust’s update, Axiom Verge’s release date, a possible current-gen Rock Band iteration, the PS Vita flash sale, the release date for GTAV Heists and PC version, and Batman: Arkham Knight getting an M rating by the ESRB! Continue reading MONG Podcast – What Could Earn Arkham Knight an M Rating?

htoL#NiQ: The Firefly Diary Review

FORM FOLLOWS FUNCTION

When it comes to developing and planning video games, the puzzle genre is arguably the hardest to nail. It requires balancing the intellect of your audience with the difficulty of the puzzle — a proper puzzle will give players the pieces needed, challenge them, and bring an “Aha!” moment to tie everything together. While nearly all puzzle games make or break it based on the puzzles, htoL#NiQ: The Firefly Diary for PlayStation Vita is made artificially difficult by the plodding controls, making for one of the more painful games in recent memory. Continue reading htoL#NiQ: The Firefly Diary Review

Kick & Fennick Review (Vita)

MOBILE GOING ON HANDHELD

It’s hard to see Kick & Fennick as a handheld game. While the PlayStation Vita is no stranger to small, independent games, everything about Jaywalkers Interactive screams App Store. From the moment the game boots up down to the very gameplay mechanics, the sleek platforming title lifts design and concepts from modern mobile titles. However, not all mobile games are made equal: does Kick & Fennick deserve to stay in your pocket? Continue reading Kick & Fennick Review (Vita)

Upcoming PSN Maintenance (Feb. 12, 2015)

While the online-only EVOLVE may be the biggest release this week, an upcoming PlayStation Network maintenance will render it unplayable. Specifically, this Thursday (February 12, 2015) at 9 AM to 12:30 PM Pacific (or 12 to 3:30 PM Eastern) PSN will be going down for routine maintenance. Continue reading Upcoming PSN Maintenance (Feb. 12, 2015)

Quick Time Event – Most Anticipated Games of 2015

On this week’s Quick Time Event, the team revealed Middle Of Nowhere Gaming’s top 10 most anticipated games coming out in 2015. Tune in to find out what they were!  What are some of yours? Continue reading Quick Time Event – Most Anticipated Games of 2015