Ubisoft’s Passionate E3 and the Pain of Hostile Takeover

It is easy to ignore that the gaming industry’s corporate skeleton is as cold and stiff as any other. Despite engaging in the business of fun, the ebb and flow of our beloved pastime is dictated not by fanatic devotion or creative passion, but by the unwavering severity of the bottom line. We can effortlessly … Continue reading Ubisoft’s Passionate E3 and the Pain of Hostile Takeover

The Biggest Stories of E3 2017

E3 is a maelstrom of gaming news, buzz and hype, and this year’s event did not disappoint. From the reveal of the Xbox One X, a massive array of promising games and the increasing prominence of VR, E3 2017 packed something for anyone to get excited about. But what were the event’s top stories, and … Continue reading The Biggest Stories of E3 2017

Inside the mind of a Switch early adopter

The Nintendo Switch is less than two weeks away from launch, and the flexible new machine has been a divisive topic of discussion that has dominated the community. While many, myself included, are incredibly excited for March 3rd, there is a massive contingent of gamers that do not agree, and are not afraid to share … Continue reading Inside the mind of a Switch early adopter

Lack of competitive fire is slowly killing Nintendo

Nintendo’s Switch presentation on Thursday was truly baffling. The missteps of the event have dominated the conversation that followed, but there was a lot to be excited about if you are interested in the Switch. Nintendo gave a glimpse into its first-party lineup, detailed the interesting features of the console and blew us away with … Continue reading Lack of competitive fire is slowly killing Nintendo

Nintendo Switch Details Finally Unveiled

Last night, Nintendo held a press conference about its new system, Nintendo Switch. It had what everyone wanted to know; price point, date and games coming to the Switch. All of it was answered including a few new surprises.

Does Nintendo Switch seem rushed? Blame Breath of the Wild

Impressions of the Nintendo Switch are flooding the internet. While the hardware itself has garnered positive reviews, the thought that it is launching bereft of features has become pervasive. Entertainment apps, a web browser, a robust online experience and a strong launch lineup are but a few of the items missing from the Switch’s March … Continue reading Does Nintendo Switch seem rushed? Blame Breath of the Wild

Unpacking our iterative future

The gaming industry is simultaneously enabled and limited by what is under the hood of our favorite game machines. Consoles are essentially mass-produced computers designed with gaming in mind and they set a benchmark by which developers can exert their programming panache. However, just as new hardware allows the proverbial stretching of legs, aging hardware transforms … Continue reading Unpacking our iterative future